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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

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

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

Stones can be as beautiful as flowers, says stone enthusiast Jorma Valkama

2020-09-16T13:50:06+03:00

Jorma Valkama, a research assistant who hails from Rovaniemi, has had an interest in stones from an early age. Valkama’s parents used to be avid collectors of stones. His interest was piqued particularly by a sample of uvarovite, a rare specimen from the garnet family found in Outokumpu that his [...]

Stones can be as beautiful as flowers, says stone enthusiast Jorma Valkama2020-09-16T13:50:06+03:00

How Agnico Eagle makes mining work for our employees, communities and the environment

2020-09-16T10:31:10+03:00

2019 sustainable development report highlights commitment to doing things differently Interested in learning more about how cows can benefit our environmental revegetation activities?  How our employees keep physically and mentally fit for work?  How we provide Inuit youth with opportunities to learn more about possible future careers by exposing them [...]

How Agnico Eagle makes mining work for our employees, communities and the environment2020-09-16T10:31:10+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
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