Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency: The Kittilä mine develops safety in a systematic and goal-oriented manner

2020-10-14T13:56:44+03:00

At Agnico Eagle, employees’ health and safety are a high priority. We continuously strive to improve our safety culture and to develop practices and processes that help us create a work environment that is healthy and safe for everyone. To this end, the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) carries [...]

Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency: The Kittilä mine develops safety in a systematic and goal-oriented manner2020-10-14T13:56:44+03:00

Stones can be as beautiful as flowers, says stone enthusiast Jorma Valkama

2020-09-16T13:50:06+03:00

Jorma Valkama, a research assistant who hails from Rovaniemi, has had an interest in stones from an early age. Valkama’s parents used to be avid collectors of stones. His interest was piqued particularly by a sample of uvarovite, a rare specimen from the garnet family found in Outokumpu that his [...]

Stones can be as beautiful as flowers, says stone enthusiast Jorma Valkama2020-09-16T13:50:06+03:00

How Agnico Eagle makes mining work for our employees, communities and the environment

2020-09-16T10:31:10+03:00

2019 sustainable development report highlights commitment to doing things differently Interested in learning more about how cows can benefit our environmental revegetation activities?  How our employees keep physically and mentally fit for work?  How we provide Inuit youth with opportunities to learn more about possible future careers by exposing them [...]

How Agnico Eagle makes mining work for our employees, communities and the environment2020-09-16T10:31:10+03:00

Miikka Raekallio from Sirkka recommends work at a mine for young people

2020-09-09T13:16:12+03:00

This summer, we hired 54 people to work as interns and summer substitutes for various departments. Miikka Raekallio, a 23-year-old student of mechanical and automotive engineering at Oulu University of Applied Sciences, is one of them. Now, at the beginning of September, most of our summer employees have already returned [...]

Miikka Raekallio from Sirkka recommends work at a mine for young people2020-09-09T13:16:12+03:00

Monitoring migratory fish in the Loukinen with an ultrasound device

2020-08-28T15:01:27+03:00

The fish-monitoring device we ordered from Oulu-based Simsonar Oy was positioned in the main bed of the Loukinen river in mid-August. Installation of this device is one of the steps we are taking to monitor the migration of fish in the stream in line with the requirements of our new [...]

Monitoring migratory fish in the Loukinen with an ultrasound device2020-08-28T15:01:27+03:00

Hardworking river-restoration volunteers make good progress with the Parvajoki River

2020-08-07T10:26:51+03:00

On the last Saturday in June, fishing and nature enthusiasts gathered again to help to restore the Parvajoki where this river runs close to the village of Kittilä. The Parvajoki river restoration project started in 2018 when Ville Lahti contacted the Lapland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, [...]

Hardworking river-restoration volunteers make good progress with the Parvajoki River2020-08-07T10:26:51+03:00

The transplanted Lapland buttercups are thriving in our Lapinleinikinmukka conservation area

2020-07-23T10:35:33+03:00

At the end of June, the Kittilä mine’s environmental engineer Tero Reijonen and trainee environmental engineer Lilja Ojala were joined by nature surveyor Pia Kangas in inspecting the condition of the Lapland buttercups that we replanted two years ago. Pursuant to Finland’s Nature Conservation Act, we had been granted permission [...]

The transplanted Lapland buttercups are thriving in our Lapinleinikinmukka conservation area2020-07-23T10:35:33+03:00

Stocking the river Seurujoki with young fish

2020-06-26T15:39:11+03:00

At the beginning of June, we released young fish into the Seurujoki river again. Among our obligations under our environmental permit, fish stocking is an annual project for our environmental department, which local residents have participated in since 2007. This year, we released 3,580 young river trout and 6,200 young [...]

Stocking the river Seurujoki with young fish2020-06-26T15:39:11+03:00

Summer work in a laboratory at the Kittilä mine

2020-05-21T14:12:59+03:00

This year too, the Kittilä mine is providing dozens of summer jobs and internships. Most of the trainees and summer employees will start their work in early May or in June. Three of the seasonal employees who started with us last week will be working in our two laboratories for [...]

Summer work in a laboratory at the Kittilä mine2020-05-21T14:12:59+03:00

The mine’s Community Liaison Committee has held its first ever video meeting

2020-04-24T13:06:24+03:00

The Kittilä mine’s Community Liaison Committee was established in fall 2013 as a channel for promoting interaction between the mine and its stakeholders and for fostering our coexistence with the local community. This allows us to provide the stakeholders with information on our operations and plans. At the same time, [...]

The mine’s Community Liaison Committee has held its first ever video meeting2020-04-24T13:06:24+03:00
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