News from the mine

News from the mine

May

2021

Terrafame has opened a stakeholder survey on its human rights impacts

27.5.2021 10:35

At Terrafame we have integrated sustainability into our business: our purpose is to enhance low-carbon mobility with responsible battery chemicals. We acknowledge the comprehensive value of good corporate citizenship and we are committed to the continuous...

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October

2020

Terrafame has signed the UN Global Compact initiative

21.10.2020 10:30

Terrafame has been approved as a participant to the UN Global Compact initiative in October 2020. By signing the initiative Terrafame commits to support and apply the ten principles of the UN Global Compact initiative in the fields of human rights, lab...

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August

2020

Terrafame's heat production CO2 emissions will soon decrease by 90 percent – again new investments in Sotkamo area

5.8.2020 08:01

(Update 5 Aug 2020 at 9.27: The title and ingress clarified that the reduction in CO2 emissions applies to heat production, not Terrafame's entire production.) Terrafame and Adven will soon work together to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of Terraf...

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June

2020

Terrafame’s Sustainability Review published

26.6.2020 13:26

Terrafame’s Sustainability Review was published today on the company’s website at www.terrafame.com > Terrafame Ltd > Reporting. The Sustainability Review is a collection of key sustainability events from 2019. The review also includes up-to-date infor...

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Terrafame and Caverion expand their cooperation from industrial maintenance to facilities

15.6.2020 15:31

Terrafame and Caverion expand their cooperation at the Terrafame industrial site in Sotkamo, Finland. The cooperation includes technical maintenance of the facilities and industrial maintenance and the delivery of certain equipment and solutions. The fram...

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January

2020

Terrafame will recover excess energy of its hydrogen plants – technology is used in a new way

13.1.2020 08:00

Terrafame starts to produce process steam by utilizing excess energy streams of its hydrogen plants. In the past, the similar technology has been utilized, for example in power plants, but it is new in hydrogen plants. Energy and water company Adven is re...

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June

2019

Adven is implementing a renewable energy-based power plant for Terrafame’s new battery chemicals plant

18.6.2019 09:00

Terrafame and Adven have agreed to implement a new energy plant based on renewable energy for the new Terrafame’s battery chemicals plant in Sotkamo. At the same time, the energy co-operation between the two companies will deepen further, as Adven will fr...

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November

2018

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

5.11.2018 07:31

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 11:41

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

25.10.2018 13:00

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 12:59

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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March

2018

Toni Kohonen to be Terrafame’s sponsored player

15.3.2018 09:15

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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August

2017

Terrafame to cheer Sotkamon Jymy in a charity game on 20 August

8.8.2017 11:55

Terrafame will host the first quarter-final game of Sotkamon Jymy on 20 August 2017 at 3 p.m. Sotkamon Jymy plays in men’s top division of the Finnish native sport ‘pesäpallo’ (Finnish baseball). The home game at the Hiukka pesäpallo stadium will be a cha...

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