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How can we meet the incresing demand for electric vehicles, batteries and raw materials? At Finnish Minerals Group, we seek to responsibly maximize the value of Finnish minerals. See our latest updates related to battery and mining ecosystem.

Latest News

25/10/2018
Finnish Minerals Group takes part in financing of its subsidiary Terrafame Ltd’s battery chemicals plant – a significant investment for European battery manufacturing value chain

Terrafame Ltd has announced on 25 October 2018 the decision to construct a battery chemicals plant in Terrafame’s industrial site in Sotkamo, Finland. Terrafame’s goal is to have the plant completed at the end of 2020 and commercial production to commence at the start of 2021. Read more >

15/10/2018
Two new members to the Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors

The State of Finland has appointed two new members to the Board of Directors of Finnish Minerals Group Read more >

11/10/2018
State’s mining industry holdings transferred to Finnish Minerals Group

The Committee on Economic Policy of Finnish Government decided in May 2018 to endorse the reorganizing of the State’s mining industry holdings into Finnish Minerals Group with the aim to advance the development of Finland’s battery and mining cluster. Read more >

Upcoming events

28/01/2019 - 29/01/2019
Future Mine and Mineral 2019, Stockholm, Sweden

Matti Hietanen, our CEO, is one of the speakers of the conference will focus on the technological advances and a new wave of government incentives driving a potential global revolution in transport and energy storage trends. 

Past events

26/11/2018 - 27/11/2018
Mines and Money London, the UK

For 16 years, Mines and Money London has been the definitive meeting place for the entire international mining and financing community. Read more >

14/11/2018 - 14/11/2018
6th annual High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials, Brussels

The 6th High level conference on the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on raw materials is the main event of the Raw Materials Week 2018. Read more >

27/10/2018 - 01/11/2018
Kokkola Material Week, Kokkola, Finland

Vesa Koivisto, our Senior Vice President of Battery Operations is one of the speakers at this international conference. Read more >

Blog

The municipality of Sotkamo has outlined its strategy’s key themes to be growing vitality, the well-being of its inhabitants and a reasonable use of resources. Each of these goals is supported by the utilization of our municipality’s five strong areas: travel, ores, agriculture, forestry and berries. I will now zoom in at ores more closely. Finland’s rich soil and high level of expertise offer an opportunity for long-term and profitable business that has a significant impact on the region’s economy. Read more >

A master in ancient mythology Moses aptly describes in his First Book of Moses the effects of climate change on the hydrological balance of the planet. “In the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.” Read more >

Electrification of transport is developing fast around the globe. It is estimated that the sales of fully or partly electric vehicles will annually grow by 35% until 2025. Finland is in a good position to become a major player in the megatrend that is in the core of global climate actions. Read more >