R/€ = 16.29 Change: 0.02
R/$ = 14.31 Change: 0.04
Au 1250.76 $/oz Change: 2.40
Pt 789.50 $/oz Change: -3.51


Metso to deliver beneficiation solutions for potash industry in Belarus

4th October 2018 Metso has won orders to deliver dewatering solutions to a customer developing greenfield and brownfield potash projects in Belarus. Metso's deliveries consist of inclined plate settler (IPS) units used for thickening in different applications. The orders are booked in Metso's third-quarter 2018... 

US plans uranium import probe that may lead to tariffs

By: Bloomberg     18th July 2018 The Trump administration plans to open an investigation into whether uranium imports are harming national security, a move that could lead to tariffs on foreign shipments of the metal, said three people familiar with the matter. US uranium producers Energy Fuels and Ur-Energy filed a petition in... 

Copper heads for fifth weekly loss, aluminium awaits Trump-Putin summit

By: Reuters     13th July 2018 Copper headed for a fifth weekly loss on Friday as trade tensions between the United States and China rumbled on, while aluminium hit a three-month low ahead of a summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump and Putin are due to meet in Helsinki on Monday... 

Mining gear maker Metso picks CEO from Finnair

By: Reuters     21st May 2018 Finnish engineering company Metso said on Monday it had picked Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo as its new chief executive officer. Vauramo is expected to bring stability to the business following the surprise departure of the previous CEO Nico Delvaux after less than a year in the job. 

Finnish nickel mine founder files for bankruptcy

By: Reuters     6th March 2018 Finland's Ahtium Oyj , formerly named Talvivaara Mining Company, which ran a troubled nickel mine in northern Finland, said on Tuesday it had filed for bankruptcy after failing to secure financing for future projects. Ahtium is the former owner of the mine which leaked waste water in 2012 and... 

Contract miner dies at Agnico Eagle’s Kittilä mine, Finland

By: Henry Lazenby     16th December 2016 A contractor has died in a mining accident at TSX- and NYSE-listed Agnico Eagle’s Kittilä mine, in northern Finland. The miner said Thursday that the accident occurred underground on level 325 of the mine, however, details and exact cause are not yet known. 

Konecranes – 106 years on

2nd February 2016 Konecranes, today one of the top crane and hoist companies in the world, started off from humble beginnings in an old stable in the suburbs of Helsinki, Finland, in 1910. The history of the company is a rich and varied one, with the company growing into a major player in the world’s crane... 

Kittila mine, Finland

By: Sheila Barradas     14th August 2015 A gold mine, located in the Lapland region of northern Finland, about 900 km north of Helsinki and 150 km north of the Arctic Circle. 

SSAB´s vision - a stronger, lighter, and more sustainable world 

19th September 2014 SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company with a global reach and cost-efficient and flexible production system. SSAB is a leading producer on the global market for Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS) and Quenched & Tempered steels (Q&T), standard strip, plate and tubular products, as well as... 

Finland in focus at Mining on Top conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2013 In recent times mining companies in Finland have experienced a generally positive business environment, and the country is now rated by the Fraser Institute as the world's most attractive operating destination. One of the exceptions to this rule however, is Talvivaara Mining Co. which has... 

Company Announcement: Nickel Supply Surge Causes Concern

7th May 2012 While in recent years the nickel market has grown at a healthy rate, virtually all of this growth has been taken by nickel pig iron, leaving the main suppliers with what is, in effect, a flat market. 


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