Published on 15.06.2020 at 15.31

Terrafame and Caverion expand their cooperation from industrial maintenance to facilities

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 framework agreement is aimed to develop and diversify cooperation and free Terrafame’s own resources to its core activities.

”We have previously co-operated with Caverion in electrical automation maintenance. Now we are expanding our cooperation also to the area of mechanical maintenance and property maintenance. The importance of partner companies in Terrafame's operating model is great. We value high-quality partners who are able to offer competitive services on a wide scale,” says Matti Rautiainen, Terrafame's Chief Maintenance Officer.

In addition to the framework agreement, Terrafame and Caverion have signed a service agreement on property maintenance and technical maintenance of the building solutions, including automation and cooling solutions. The agreement includes also remote management and stand-by service.

”We are delighted to expand our collaboration with Terrafame to cover also building maintenance services. We believe that we can develop technical maintenance in a cost-efficient way and give new insights on how to utilise digital services,” says Ville Tamminen, Executive Vice President, Caverion Finland.


Further information:

Matti Rautiainen, Chief Maintenance Officer, Terrafame Ltd, p. 020 7130 800 (switchboard)


Terrafame Ltd is a Finnish multi-metal company founded in 2015. Its mine and production plants are located in Sotkamo, Finland. The company's bioleaching-based production process is unique and it has a much lower carbon footprint than conventional nickel production technologies. Terrafame is currently constructing one of the world’s largest battery chemicals production lines, which will move the company ahead in the metal refinery chain from a manufacturer of semi-finished metal products to a producer of battery chemicals for electric vehicle batteries. In 2019, Terrafame’s net sales amounted to EUR 310 million, and the company's industrial site employed approximately 1,500 people, of which around half were employees of its partner companies.

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