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Miia Mikkonen has been appointed as the new CEO of Mining Finland Association

Miia Mikkonen

Miia Mikkonen, M.Sc. in Geography and MBA in International Business Management, has been appointed as the CEO of Mining Finland Association, starting on 1st June 2021 as the former CEO Harry Sandström moves to other engagements according to original plan.

Mining Finland will cooperate with Canadians in the International Markets


(22.3.21)Mining Finland and The Mining Suppliers Trade Association Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding for developing the co-operation of the organizations on international mining markets.

The Mining of Minerals and the Limits to Growth

Simon Michaux

(17.3.21) The goal of industrial scale transition away from fossil fuels into non-fossil fuel systems is a very large task.  To achieve this objective, an unprecedented demand for minerals will be required, writes professor Simon Michaux. Click the picture to read more

Innovation needs for the circular economy of batteries in Finland

Professor Serna

(15.2.21) "Finland remains a country with a comparatively low collection rate for batteries, only around 45%, lower than the average in Europe. This is an evident problem", says professor Rodrigo Serna.

Metals are absolute necessary for the whole society

Professor Ari Jokilaakso

(1.2.21) "There is no electricity without metals, no smartphones, no hygienic food production in quantities needed for the population, no transportation, and no possibilities for electric cars without metals", professor Ari Jokilaakso of Aalto University states.

Energy Storage Systems facilitate the transition to renewable energy sources in remote mines

Merus Power has extensive knowledge and experience from installations in rugged mine conditions. This picture is from a STATCOM installation in a gold mine

(16.12.20) Energy Storage Systems (ESS) are a necessary part of a local power generation with renewable energy sources in remote mines.

The mining industry could  benefit from Finland’s  innovation ecosystem

(24.11.20) Blog:Finland consistently ranks very high by most “top places to do business” metrics. Click picture


Blog: The mining industry could benefit from Finland’s innovation ecosystem

Mineraalisektorin investoinnit jopa miljardi euroa

(21.11.20) Mineraalisektorin yritysten liikevaihto on kehittynyt positiivisesti tänä vuonna ja kasvun arvioidaan jatkuvan ensi vuonna. Henkilöstömäärä on niin ikään kasvussa. Alan investoinnit nousevat noin miljardiin euroon vuosina 2021–23.

Vastaajista 39 % ennusti liikevaihdon kasvavan, 29 % laskevan ja 32 % säilyvän ennallaan tänä vuonna.  Lue koko tiedote

Mineraalialan suhdannetutkimus 2020 tulokset.pdf

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Epidemian vaikutus kaivosalan liiketoimintaan

Mining Finland järjesti kyselyn jäsenilleen ja keskeisille sidosryhmilleen 17.4. – 20.4.2020 epidemian vaikutuksista heidän liiketoimintaansa kaivossegmentissä. Kysely lähetettiin noin 60 henkilölle ja vastausprosentti oli 55%.  

Epidemiakyselyn raportti_200422_0.pdf

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Finland´s answer to battery metal hype and circular economy

Electric mobility builds on a promise of greenness.

Mines and Money 2019-GTK, Pasi Heino and Jouko Nieminen_1.pdf

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Innovative Finnish companies at PDAC Mining Convention - Productivity Through Technology

Mining Finland - Mining

Nordic Mining Investment Conference

Nordic Mining Investment Conference, Helsinki 2018

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Finland leads the way in sustainable mining

Harry Sandström's interview in CEO Insight, April 2018

Mining Finland - Exploration

Mining Finland teaser

Mining Finland highlights 'the exciting potential' in the country

Harry Sandström's interview