Finnish Minerals Group aims to build a leading ecosystem for battery production in Europe. We own, manage and develop companies, an investment programme and technology 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

Nobel Prize awarded to developers of the lithium-ion battery

10.10.2019

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 has been awarded to three pioneers in the development of lithium-ion batteries. According to the justifications, lithium-ion batteries have already revolutionised our lives in many ways. 

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Finnish Minerals Group attends the EU Battery Alliance high-level meeting

26.09.2019

The high-level meeting, organised during the Climate Week, is hosted by the Vice-President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič. Finnish Minerals Group has been invited to participate in the meeting with ministers and a group of European companies.

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Sustainable battery value chain is a significant step in mitigation of climate change

25.09.2019

The Climate Week 2019 NYC has hosted wide ranging discussion on actions contributing to accelerated implementation of the Paris Agreement. Development of European battery value chain is one of the central actions enabling reaching the targets.

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Chemical industry enables low-emission traffic

18.09.2019

Batteries have long been the main aspect of development of electric cars. Chemistry and the chemical industry can make a difference in achieving smaller and lighter batteries.

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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