Summer job in the environmental department

2021-06-28T08:30:47+03:00

June 8,2021 Each year, the Kittilä mine offers a wide variety of summer jobs and internships to students from various fields. This summer, there are approximately 70 summer workers in total at Agnico Eagle Finland. Our environmental department employs two interns this summer: Nella Hietanen and Lilja Ojala. It was [...]

Summer job in the environmental department2021-06-28T08:30:47+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

A winter-driving course for our mineral-exploration team – road safety is part of occupational safety

2021-04-28T13:05:44+03:00

February 25, 2021 Seven members of Agnico Eagle Finland’s regional mineral-exploration team gathered at Levi Rally Center one morning in February. There was excitement in the air, because their winter-driving course was about to start. Before the course, senior exploration geologist Jari Ylinen said, “We drive in all kinds of [...]

A winter-driving course for our mineral-exploration team – road safety is part of occupational safety2021-04-28T13:05:44+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

Kari Herukka receives Agnico Eagle Mine Rescue Hall of Fame recognition

2021-04-28T12:17:09+03:00

February 18, 2021 Kari Herukka, who works as the safety expert for the Kittilä mine’s expansion project, was inducted to Agnico Eagle’s Mine Rescue Hall of Fame in recognition of his commendable work for our mine’s rescue operations. The recognition was awarded by the Kittilä mine’s General Manager Tommi Kankkunen [...]

Kari Herukka receives Agnico Eagle Mine Rescue Hall of Fame recognition2021-04-28T12:17:09+03:00

Monitoring fish populations is part of our environmental-impact monitoring

2021-01-08T14:10:16+02:00

January 5, 2021 Our environmental-impact monitoring includes monitoring fish stocks by means of various methods. According to the monitoring results, the neighboring Seurujoki’s fish stocks are abundant and the fish are safe to eat. Among our monitoring methods are fishing logs, fishing surveys, sampling from electric fishing, determination of the [...]

Monitoring fish populations is part of our environmental-impact monitoring2021-01-08T14:10:16+02:00

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

Lapland’s Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment has approved commissioning of the Kittilä mine’s discharge pipeline

2020-12-28T11:47:27+02:00

December 18, 2020 The Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centre) for Lapland gave its approval for the commissioning of the Kittilä mine’s discharge pipeline today. The construction of the pipeline was a significant investment, which will reduce the environmental impact of our operations even further. From [...]

Lapland’s Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment has approved commissioning of the Kittilä mine’s discharge pipeline2020-12-28T11:47:27+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

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
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