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Telia to build a private 5G network for the Kittilä mine

2021-10-13T08:02:15+03:00

October 13, 2021 Agnico Eagle Finland Oy will implement a new private 5G network at the Kittilä mine in collaboration with Telia and its partners Digita and Nokia. It is believed to be the first 5G network built in an underground mine, becoming one of the first examples of the [...]

Telia to build a private 5G network for the Kittilä mine2021-10-13T08:02:15+03:00

Phase 1: The commissioning of Kittilä’s underground Rock Line

2021-07-13T08:22:06+03:00

July 5, 2021 Expansion at the Kittilä mine reached an important milestone on June 14, when the first rocks were dumped onto the new underground rock line. The rock line start-up, part of an extensive investment project at the mine, was preceded by many months of preparation, including planning, testing, [...]

Phase 1: The commissioning of Kittilä’s underground Rock Line2021-07-13T08:22:06+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

Janita breaks down barriers in the mining industry

2021-04-28T14:27:29+03:00

March 11, 2021 In November of last year, our colleague Janita Kylmäluoma, an autoclave operator at the Kittilä mine, undertook and succeeded at one of the most physically intense challenges a mine rescuer can face: passing the smoke diver test. In fact, she became the first woman in Kittilä to [...]

Janita breaks down barriers in the mining industry2021-04-28T14:27:29+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

Employee well-being promotes the well-being of the local community as a whole

2021-01-07T15:58:33+02:00

December 30, 2020 The health, safety, and well-being of our employees will continue to be a key area for the Kittilä facility, and we have a strong mandate and support from the management. “Well-being is important for both individuals and the entire community. Healthy employees act more efficiently and safely [...]

Employee well-being promotes the well-being of the local community as a whole2021-01-07T15:58:33+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

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

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

Towards diesel-free mining: Testing battery-powered mining equipment at the Kittilä mine

2021-06-28T08:30:18+03:00

The Kittilä mine is taking part in the Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS) project, under the European Union’s most extensive research and innovation program, Horizon 2020.  Partners in the SIMS project include manufacturers of mining equipment and systems, mining companies, and universities. Our role in the project is to offer [...]

Towards diesel-free mining: Testing battery-powered mining equipment at the Kittilä mine2021-06-28T08:30:18+03:00
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