News from the mine

News from the mine

August

2018

The third hydrogen sulphide production line goes into production

1.8.2018

Terrafame has commissioned a new hydrogen sulphide production line in its plant area in Sotkamo, Finland. While the new line will increase the production capacity of the metals production plant, it will simultaneously improve the operational reliability o...

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July

2018

Terrafame files a supplemented environmental permit application

30.7.2018

Terrafame has provided the Northern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency (RSAA) with supplements to the environmental permit application covering the company's entire operation. The supplements include detailed process descriptions requested by th...

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Terrafame’s net sales in H1 totalled EUR 162.4 million – positive EBITDA and operating result

27.7.2018

Key figures in January−June 2018 (H1 2017 reference period in parentheses) 12,341 tonnes of nickel (9,963) and 29,104 tonnes of zinc (20,995) were produced. Net sales totalled EUR 162.4 million (88.5). EBITDA was EUR 20.9 million (-51.3). EBI...

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Sotkamo municipality grants building permit for battery chemicals plant

6.7.2018

Terrafame has obtained a building permit from the municipality of Sotkamo for its planned battery chemicals plant. The municipality’s building permit authorities have granted the permit for two buildings in accordance with the application, which was submi...

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June

2018

Publishing of first half 2018 financial report on 27 July

18.6.2018

Terrafame Ltd will publish the first half financial report on Friday, 27 July 2018 at about 10am EET on the company website. The press conference for media will be held at Terrafame in Sotkamo, Finland. Invitation to the media will be sent in the week ...

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May

2018

Terrafame hires around 90 summer employees

31.5.2018

Terrafame is hiring around 90 employees for the summer season. Most of the recruits are students, but senior people have also been hired. The first summer employees began work in April. According to the principles of the Finnish responsible summer job ...

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Terrafame Group’s mission and name to change

18.5.2018

The Ministerial Committee on Economic Policy of the Finnish Government has decided to endorse the reorganising of the State’s mining industry holdings into a new holdings and development company. This will advance the development of Finland’s battery and ...

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Terrafame’s net sales continued to grow – EBITDA of first quarter totalled EUR 9.8 million

2.5.2018

Key figures in January−March 2018 (Q1 2017 reference period in parentheses) 6,421 tonnes of nickel (4,787) and 15,008 tonnes of zinc (9,791) were produced. Net sales totalled EUR 85.7 million (41.3). EBITDA was EUR 9.8 million (-18.4). EBITDA...

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Annual Report 2017 has been published

2.5.2018

Terrafame Ltd has today published its Annual Report 2017 in both English and Finnish. The online report includes the management reviews as well as sections covering business activity, responsibility and corporate management. Also the financial statements ...

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April

2018

Publication of first quarter 2018 interim report on 2 May 2018

19.4.2018

Terrafame Ltd will publish its first quarter interim report on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 at about 1pm EET on the company’s website. The press conference for media will be held in Sotkamo, Finland. Invitation to the media will be sent in the previous week. ...

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EIA procedure begins for battery grade chemicals – New approach to public hearings

16.4.2018

Opinions and comments to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) programme on Terrafame's production of battery grade chemicals can be submitted until 17 May 2018 to the Kainuu Centre of Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centre). ...

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March

2018

Battery chemicals plant progresses to Environmental Impact Assessment

20.3.2018

Terrafame is beginning preparations for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the battery chemicals plant it is planning to establish. Before the EIA procedure, a preliminary consultation will be organised between the key authorities and Terrafame....

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Toni Kohonen to be Terrafame’s sponsored player

15.3.2018

Sotkamon Jymy, playing pesäpallo, the Finnish variety of baseball, in Finland’s top league, has chosen pitcher Toni Kohonen as Terrafame’s sponsored player for 2018–2019. He is one of the most successful pesäpallo players of all time in Finland. Being ...

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February

2018

Kokkola, Kannus and Kaustinen visited Terrafame during their field trip

16.2.2018

The municipal boards and administrative personnel from Kokkola, Kannus and Kaustinen visited Terrafame during their field trip to Kainuu. The guests were told about recent developments at Terrafame, the popularisation of electric cars and the possibilitie...

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January

2018

Terrafame’s net sales more than doubled in 2017 – EBITDA positive

24.1.2018

Key figures in January−December 2017 (2016 reference period in parentheses) 46,200 tonnes of nickel (37,042) and 91,827 tonnes of zinc (70,299) were stacked on the primary heap. 20,864 tonnes of nickel (9,554) and 47,205 tonnes of zinc (22,575) w...

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