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

New expert report: Battery value chain to generate highly significant economic benefits for Finland

The goal of Finnish Minerals Group, FMG, is to drive investments in the different stages of the lithium-ion battery manufacturing value chain in Finland. FMG commissioned consultancy company Ramboll Finland to evaluate the effects of the investments currently under negotiations to Finnish society. Read more >

Annual Report 2018 has been published

Finnish Minerals Group has published its Annual Report 2018 in both English and Finnish. Read more >


There were no prerequisites for continuing the voluntary liquidation of Ferrovan Oy, so the liquidator had to file for bankruptcy with the Oulu District Court on April 9, 2019. Read more >

Upcoming events

27/05/2019 - 29/05/2019
Mines and Technology Helsinki 27-29 May 2019

Europe’s most forward-thinking mining tech event - Mines and Technology Helsinki 27-29 May

Past events

28/03/2019 - 28/03/2019
Towards Future Ecosystems for Smart Green Batteries 28 March 2019 Helsinki

The seminar is part of Business Finland’s Batteries from Finland activation program for building an internationally competitive battery ecosystem. Read more >

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 >


Developing the value chain for electric car batteries offers substantial economic benefits to the Finnish society. According to a study commissioned by the Finnish Minerals Group, the benefits would be seen as both direct economic impacts and multiplier impacts across different sectors. Read more >

Finland is perceived as a responsible manufacturer of battery materials and components for electric cars. Finns also believe firmly in the battery industry’s potential and benefits for the Finnish economy. Read more >

The concentrate production of Sotkamo Silver Mine will begin in March, after a determined development period that was started in 2010. Nearly 40 years will have passed since the discovery of the silver deposit in Taivaljärvi upon the start of the concentrate deliveries. Sotkamo Silver Mine is the first of its kind in Finland. Read more >