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

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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Climate Cycling draws attention to climate change

11.09.2019

Finnish Minerals Group is participating in the Climate Cycling Helsinki event with a five-member team. The purpose of the cycling tour for companies and organisations is to draw attention to climate change.

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Building a battery value chain calls for a strategic approach from Europe

30.08.2019

The growing popularity of electric cars is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from driving, but there is still a lot to be done across the battery value chain.

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Mine brings welcomed 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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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