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Taru Sieppi: Remote work helps to balance work and family life

2021-04-28T14:13:23+03:00

March 10, 2021 “Even before completing my studies, I knew that I wanted to work at the Kittilä mine,” says automation engineer Taru Sieppi. She is originally from Kerässieppi, in Muonio, and her grandmother lived in Rouravaara, which is very close to the mine. After graduating, Taru wanted to remain [...]

Taru Sieppi: Remote work helps to balance work and family life2021-04-28T14:13:23+03:00

Katja Sahala: Personality influences leadership style more than gender does

2021-04-28T14:05:10+03:00

March 9, 2021 Geologist Katja Sahala heads a 30-strong mine-engineering and geology team at the Kittilä mine. She has six subordinates who report directly to her. “Even though I don’t have a lot of experience of female managers or directors, I believe leadership style has very little to do with [...]

Katja Sahala: Personality influences leadership style more than gender does2021-04-28T14:05:10+03:00

A diversity-rich work community is creative and productive

2021-04-28T14:00:55+03:00

March 8, 2021 According to the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, diversity in the workplace involves having employees who represent a broad spectrum in their age, gender, ethnic background, nationality, sexual orientation, family situation, language, religion and beliefs, and work ability. Agnico Eagle is committed to supporting workplace diversity and [...]

A diversity-rich work community is creative and productive2021-04-28T14:00:55+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

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

Corporate Knights recognizes Agnico Eagle on their 2021 ‘Global 100’ list of Sustainable Corporations

2021-02-03T09:00:14+02:00

January 26, 2021 We are proud to announce that Agnico Eagle has earned a place on the Corporate Knights list of 2021 Global 100 Sustainable Corporations. With an overall score of 60.6%, Agnico Eagle placed seventy-third and is the top-ranked mining company appearing on the 2021 Global 100 list. This [...]

Corporate Knights recognizes Agnico Eagle on their 2021 ‘Global 100’ list of Sustainable Corporations2021-02-03T09:00:14+02:00

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
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