Finnish Minerals Group aims to build a leading ecosystem for battery production in Europe. We own, manage and develop companies, an investment programme and R&D projects related to the mining and battery industry in Finland. Responsibly maximising the value of Finnish raw materials is the driving force of our operations. We want to create partnerships that take Europe one step closer to electric mobility and more sustainable future. 

Highlights

Mine brings welcome business to Kaustinen

23.08.2019

People in Kaustinen are waiting for the opening of the Keliber mine and the start of production. The municipality is supporting the project with its own activities. The mayor has a small request for the state regarding road arrangements.

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Let us know about your views for the development of our corporate responsibility

16.08.2019

Finnish Minerals Group has published an e-survey, which gives respondents a possibility to share their views on the company’s corporate responsibility. The survey will be available for responding until Monday, 2 September.

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Finland has all it takes to become a top country in mining and batteries

18.07.2019

Prime Minister Antti Rinne’s programme entails changes in the regulation and taxation of mining operations. The possibilities brought forth by the battery value chain call for further discussions.

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The mining industry can support the building of a responsible world

28.06.2019

The first half of 2019 is coming to an end, so now is a good time to take a look back. Much has happened in the mining industry, and it still has more to give in the area of responsibility.

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Evolving ecosystem

It is estimated that manufacturing electric vehicle requires around 50 kg of nickel, 8 kg of lithium and 6 kg of cobalt. Due to the increasing demand for electric vehicles and batteries, we can also expect the demand of raw materials to grow.

Finland is the only significant European producer of raw materials for electric vehicle batteries. The time to build a leading mining and battery ecosystem is now.

Global production of light vehicles
Global production of light vehicles
Share of electric vehicles of all vehicles sold
Share of electric vehicles of all vehicles sold