Europe increasingly needs responsible mining activities

Finland cannot be a pioneer in the development of green technology while outsourcing the production of vital minerals to third countries outside Europe at the same time, writes Jani Lösönen in our blog. Read more >

The world is going electric – we want to be with it

Kotka is making a determined effort to foster battery industry in the city, writes Mayor Esa Sirviö in our blog. Read more >

Battery materials play a key role in the spread of electric cars

The spread of electric cars has continued to increase significantly, creating a unique battery ecosystem in Finland, Vesa Koivisto, SVP of Battery Operations, writes in our blog. Read more >

Towards emission-free maritime transport

The shipbuilding industry is already developing battery technology that would bring ships into the hybrid age, Steveco Oy’s Kari Savolainen explains in our blog. Read more >

Critical rare earth elements could be produced sustainably in Europe

A European rare earth element value chain for the availability of critical raw materials would be achievable with sufficient support, Development Manager Kaisa Kiipula writes in our blog. Read more >

Materials to achieve carbon neutrality

The updated strategy of Finnish Minerals Group raises some concrete actions for promoting the electrification of transport and building a responsible battery value chain in Europe, writes Matti Hietanen, CEO of the company. Read more >

Extensive regional cooperation is the key to boosting battery industry growth in Finland

Southeast Finland is known as a highly industrialised region that has what it takes to enter the battery industry, Harri Eela of Cursor writes in our blog. Read more >

Finland can make battery production greener

The battery strategy should be Finland’s key project that is aligned with infrastructure investments, Mayor of Vaasa Tomas Häyry writes in our blog. Read more >

The circular economy brings new requirements for the battery industry
EVB, Finnish Minerals Group

The high growth battery industry offers new business opportunities for various operators. In Europe, the battery industry needs to co-evolve with the circular economy. Read more >

Could metal produced in Finland be the most attractive option?

End user expectations drive the mining sector to become more responsible, Eeva Ruokonen writes in our blog. Read more >


Katri Kauppila

VP, Corporate Responsibility, People & Communications

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