News from the mine

News from the mine

December

2018

Terrafame tackles labour challenges through cooperation with educational institutes

3.12.2018

The company is making a principal lecturer donation to a university of applied sciences and launching apprenticeship training at its industrial site in Sotkamo, Finland. A Finnish multi-metal company Terrafame is involving itself in the development of ...

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November

2018

Major accident drill brought rescue operations units, parademics and police to Terrafame

5.11.2018

On Thursday 1 November 2018, together with paramedics and the police, the Kainuu Rescue Authority organised a major accident drill in Terrafame’s plant site. The drill began with an imagined accident in which a fire, caused by a molten sulphur leak, had b...

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October

2018

Terrafame orders crystallisation technology for battery chemicals plant from JordProxa

29.10.2018

Multi-metal company Terrafame and JordProxa have signed a contract for crystallisation technology for a new plant, which will produce battery chemicals for the manufacture of electric vehicle batteries. The contract includes the planning of the crystallis...

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Terrafame decides to invest in battery chemicals plant

25.10.2018

Multi-metal company Terrafame’s Board of Directors has made a positive investment decision on 24 October 2018 regarding the battery chemicals plant. The plant, which will produce chemicals used in electric vehicle batteries (EVB), will be located at the c...

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Terrafame’s net sales in the third quarter totalled EUR 86.0 million – positive EBITDA, operating result and cash flow

25.10.2018

Key figures in July−September 2018 (Q3 2017 reference period in parentheses) 7,326 tonnes of nickel (5,506) and 16,530 tonnes of zinc (12,242) were produced. Net sales totalled EUR 86.0 million (63.9). EBITDA was EUR 12.9 million (47.6). EBI...

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Terrafame and Outotec agree on supply of pressure leaching technology for battery chemicals plant

25.10.2018

Multi-metal company Terrafame has signed a contract with Outotec for the supply of pressure leaching technology for the battery chemicals plant planned for Sotkamo, Finland. The contract includes the planning of the leaching technology area, the supply of...

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Terrafame selects Sweco as detail engineering designer of its battery chemicals plant

25.10.2018

The multi-metal company Terrafame has signed a contract with Sweco for the detail engineering design of a battery chemicals plant. Terrafame's own project organisation is leading the project as a whole and is in charge of selecting technology suppliers an...

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The battery chemicals plant would bring significant positive economic impacts to Kainuu and elsewhere in Finland

18.10.2018

Terrafame has advanced to the report phase of the EIA procedure for the planned battery chemicals plant, during which the plant’s regional economic effects in Kainuu and Finland have also been evaluated. The plant’s implementation options have been compar...

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EIA report on battery chemicals production now available – A public event will be held in Vuokatti on 31 October 2018

18.10.2018

The Kainuu ELY Centre (Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment) has published and announced the Environmental Impact Report on Terrafame’s nickel and cobalt sulphate production, i.e. battery chemicals for electric vehicles. The EIA ...

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Publishing of third quarter 2018 interim report on 25 October

2.10.2018

Terrafame Ltd will publish its third quarter interim report on Thursday, 25 October at about 1pm on the company website. The press conference covering the interim report as well as the battery chemicals plant project will be held in Helsinki, Finland. ...

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The address of Terrafame’s main gate will change to Malmitie 66

1.10.2018

Terrafame’s street address in Sotkamo, Finland has changed as of 1 October 2018. The new address of the company's main gate and head office is Malmitie 66, 88120 Tuhkakylä. The physical location of operations have not changed due to the change of address....

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September

2018

Work does not discriminate at Terrafame

7.9.2018

Terrafame has signed up for the ‘Work does not discriminate’ campaign, aimed at promoting equality and fairness in working life. The company has also invited its partner companies, Clean and Safe, Delete Finland and Heapson to join the campaign. Around...

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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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