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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

15/02/2019
Finnish Minerals Group strengthens its investment in battery minerals and becomes Keliber Oy’s largest owner

Finnish Minerals Group is making further investments into developing the Finnish mining industry and the value chain of lithium-ion batteries with a significant participation in Keliber Oy’s share issue. Read more >

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 >

Upcoming events

Past 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. He will focus on the technological advances and a new wave of government incentives driving a potential global revolution in transport and energy storage trends.  Read more >

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 >

Blog

Managing the effects of climate change poses a huge challenge. This has resulted in powerful reactions in state administration, companies and among consumers. The development is influencing markets powerfully. It is a significant challenge in the entire chain, which begins by securing the appropriate raw materials. Read more >

Research and development is, in many ways, very close to the traditional TV-shopping business. About one in a hundred products or ideas actually work, and all possible circus acts are performed to secure funding. In the end, guarantees come afterwards. Doesn’t sound familiar? The egg sticks to the frying pan and the multi-function exercise machine takes all weekend to fit under the bed and, in addition, falls apart under a body-positive customer. After a week’s use, the steam mop has caused water damage, while the aroma nest is mostly fit for a helmet during hockey in the garden. What about those research products, then? Read more >

According to the fresh report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC), quick measures must be taken to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Fortunately, ways to reduce emissions already exist. Global warming can be curbed if investments in low-carbon technologies and new innovations can be increased on a global level. The long-term goal must be to reach a balance between humans’ actions and the Earth’s carrying capacity. Read more >