Agnico Eagle has rewarded Niina Tervonen for her volunteer work with the Voluntary Rescue Service

2020-12-15T10:51:05+02:00

December 7, 2020 Each year for the past 13 years, Agnico Eagle has recognized an employee who exemplifies the philosophies of our founder Paul Penna with respect to the call for community involvement. The goal for the prize is to encourage our employees to participate in projects that benefit the [...]

Agnico Eagle has rewarded Niina Tervonen for her volunteer work with the Voluntary Rescue Service2020-12-15T10:51:05+02:00

Memories from the past: An excavator operator found an ancient moose antler in the open pit

2020-12-15T10:54:07+02:00

December 10, 2020 During excavation work at the open pit of the Kittilä mine in August 2008, an old antler shed by a moose was unearthed from beneath a thick layer of peat.  When peat was being removed from the northern part of the open pit with an excavator, the [...]

Memories from the past: An excavator operator found an ancient moose antler in the open pit2020-12-15T10:54:07+02:00

Agnico Eagle Finland buys Christmas presents from local companies in Kittilä

2020-12-04T10:14:04+02:00

December 4, 2020 Each year, we have organized a Christmas party for our staff members and their spouses – actually, two Christmas parties, to allow as many of the shift workers as possible to attend. If COVID-19 hadn’t interfered with our plans, this year’s first Christmas party would have taken [...]

Agnico Eagle Finland buys Christmas presents from local companies in Kittilä2020-12-04T10:14:04+02:00

Our Partnership with World Cup Levi Continues

2020-11-20T19:24:52+02:00

November 20, 2020 Agnico Eagle Finland has renewed its partnership with Ski Sport Finland, the organizer of the World Cup Levi. This exciting event will take place on November 21st and 22nd and will feature the world's best slalom skiers. The Levi Black slope will be holding two women's slalom [...]

Our Partnership with World Cup Levi Continues2020-11-20T19:24:52+02:00

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

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

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

Helping local travel businesses obtain environmental certificates

2020-04-15T16:50:38+03:00

Agnico Eagle Finland works in close cooperation with other companies in Kittilä. We have decided to help local travel businesses with environmental certification because the coronavirus epidemic interrupted the winter season in Lapland at its peak, impacting local business-development projects. “We have offered grants to travel businesses in Levi that [...]

Helping local travel businesses obtain environmental certificates2020-04-15T16:50:38+03:00

Agnico Eagle Finland, the Municipality of Kittilä, and Lapland Hospital District join forces to track the spread of coronavirus in Lapland

2020-04-08T16:49:52+03:00

The Municipality of Kittilä and the Infection Control Unit of Lapland Hospital District asked Agnico Eagle Finland to participate in a cross-sectional COVID-19 study, which will analyze the distribution of infections and detect possible transmission chains in Lapland. “According to the strategy of the National Institute for Health and Welfare [...]

Agnico Eagle Finland, the Municipality of Kittilä, and Lapland Hospital District join forces to track the spread of coronavirus in Lapland2020-04-08T16:49:52+03:00

Kittilä’s river restoration project bringing local waterway back to life

2019-10-15T15:45:33+03:00

After years of dredging and neglect, a restoration project is set to improve the Parvajoki River – which runs through the village of Kittilä in Finland – and promote a thriving fish habitat. The project is being spearheaded by Agnico Eagle employees Ville Lahti, a buyer at the Kittila Mine, [...]

Kittilä’s river restoration project bringing local waterway back to life2019-10-15T15:45:33+03:00
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