Levi Arctic Challenge provided a plethora of physical challenges to Agnico employees

2021-07-21T10:37:48+03:00

The annual Arctic Challenge – a playful-minded but extremely tough obstacle course organized by Levi Wellness Club – was very warmly received this year on the 17th of July. The course was faced by hundreds of brave contestants who had come from all over Finland, including employees from the Kittilä mine. Laboratory technician Päivi Ylitalo was [...]

Levi Arctic Challenge provided a plethora of physical challenges to Agnico employees2021-07-21T10:37:48+03:00

Local residents appreciate Kittilä’s mining jobs

2021-06-22T15:35:00+03:00

May 21, 2021 Last March, the Finnish Mining Association commissioned the market research company Taloustutkimus to conduct a national mining barometer to canvass Finns’ views on the mining industry. A survey was carried out simultaneously in nine mining locations. Regardless of age, gender and location, respondents viewed mining operations favorably. [...]

Local residents appreciate Kittilä’s mining jobs2021-06-22T15:35:00+03:00

Cooperation for children with Kittilä’s 4H association

2021-04-28T14:47:48+03:00

April 23, 2021 The home economics classroom at Kittilä secondary school is bustling as the members of the Safkasankarit 1 cooking club are preparing dough and mixing fillings for pastries. Club instructor Anniina Rouhiainen has given clear baking instructions and, if necessary, helps the elementary-school-aged bakers with the other instructor [...]

Cooperation for children with Kittilä’s 4H association2021-04-28T14:47:48+03:00

Tapani Laakso addresses his Larry Connell Regional Finalist donation to Kittilä’s Inclusion Finland KVTL association

2021-04-28T14:39:13+03:00

March 31, 2021 We were proud to hear that Tapani Laakso, a geotechnician in the Kittilä mine’s geological team, was one of the regional finalists of Agnico Eagle’s annual Larry Connell Award for Collaborative Excellence in 2020. Tapani was nominated by his colleagues, who explained their choice as follows: “Tapani [...]

Tapani Laakso addresses his Larry Connell Regional Finalist donation to Kittilä’s Inclusion Finland KVTL association2021-04-28T14:39:13+03:00

Parvajoki restoration update

2021-04-28T14:33:00+03:00

March 29, 2021 The hardworking volunteers restoring the Parvajoki River gathered for a work session in the area on Saturday, March 20. Because of the COVID-19 situation, the number of participants was restricted to six people, with other safety measures in place while working. About 6 m3 of rock material [...]

Parvajoki restoration update2021-04-28T14:33:00+03:00

The Kittilä mine has produces two million ounces of gold

2021-04-28T13:55:41+03:00

March 1, 2021 Agnico Eagle Finland Oy’s Kittilä mine reached an important milestone on February 24, 2021, when its production passed the milestone of two million ounces of gold. “Producing two million ounces of gold marks a historic moment for the Kittilä mine and all of our employees. We thank [...]

The Kittilä mine has produces two million ounces of gold2021-04-28T13:55:41+03:00

The Kittilä mine’s rescue team assisted with an external rescue operation

2021-04-28T12:16:45+03:00

February 23, 2021 On Friday, February 12, a serious snowmobile accident took place in the village of Kiistala, outside the Kittilä mine area. Since it takes about 45 minutes to drive from the Sirkka fire station to Kiistala, Lapland’s Rescue Services submitted a request for assistance to the Kittilä mine’s [...]

The Kittilä mine’s rescue team assisted with an external rescue operation2021-04-28T12:16:45+03:00

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
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