FEM 2009 technical programme


7th Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining was organized on 1 – 3 December 2009 in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland.


Tuesday 1 December
(PDF) Conference Opening
Lars Persson, Technical Director, Geological Survey of Sweden
(PDF) Finnish Government Address
Alpo Kuparinen, Head of Mineral Policy Division, Ministry of Employment and the Economy , Finland
(PDF) Keynote: A Year into the EU’s Raw Materials Initiative: An Update from an Industrial Perspective
Corina Hebestreit, Director, Euromines
(PDF) Keynote: Mineral Exploration: A look Forward
Jon Baird, President, Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada – PDAC
Wednesday 2 December
(PDF) Keynote: Exploration Targeting in a Business Context
Campbell McCuaig, Director, Centre for Exploration Targeting, School of Earth and Environment, University of Western Australia
(PDF) Kevitsa – A Big Multi-metal Mine in Central Finnish Lapland
Krister Söderholm, Country Manager, Kevitsa Mining / First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
(PDF) Bioheapleaching of Black Schist-Hosted Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Zinc Ore in Subarctic Conditions at Talvivaara, Finland
Jukka Pitkäjärvi, General Manager, Talvivaara Exploration Ltd
(PDF) Boliden’s Exploration Activities: An Update
Hans Årebäck, Exploration Director BA Mines, Boliden Mineral AB
(PDF) Iron Ore Mines in the Tornio Valley – A Cross Border Challenge for Regional Prosperity
Jonas Lundström, Director of Human Relations and Corporate Communications, Northland Resources Inc.
(PDF) Sjömalmen (The Lake Ore) – A New Part of the Kiirunavaara Orebody in Kiruna, Northern Sweden
Kari Niiranen, Senior Mine Geologist, LKAB
Sydvaranger Gruve, the Re-birth of a Mining Operation
Nick Szebor, Senior Mine Geologist, Sydvaranger Gruve AS
Keynote: Lithospheric Mantle: The Architect of Major Ore Deposits
Graham Begg, Director, Minerals Targeting International Pty Ltd
(PDF) Does Lithogeochemistry have a Role in Exploration for Komatiite-hosted Ni Sulfide Deposits?
Wolfgang Maier, Professor, University of Oulu, Finland
(PDF) Rönnbäcken Sweden: The World’s Highest Grade Nickel Concentrate
Fredric Bratt, Chief Executive Officer, IGE Nordic AB
(PDF) Huge Uranium Resource in the Cambrian Alum Shales of Sweden – One Billion Pounds Uranium Oxide Associated with Alloy and Intrinsic Metals
Michael Bromley-Challenor, VP Exploration, Continental Precious Minerals Inc.
(PDF) Uranium in Scandinavia – Lots of Smoke, Where is the Fire?
Michael Hudson, President & CEO, Mawson Resources Ltd
(PDF) Environmental Impact Assessment; Natura 2000- and Environmental Permit Processes Regarding Mining Projects
Matti Hepola, Director, Lapland Regional Environment Centre
Mining and Environment, Sweden
The Mining Industry as a Driver for Sustainable Development in Sweden
Manfred Lindvall, Vice President, EHS, Northland Resources, Chairman of the Environmental Committee SveMin
(PDF) Keynote: Reflection Seismics in Exploration
Ilmo Kukkonen, Research Professor, Geological Survey of Finland
Thursday 3 December
(PDF) Pampalo and Karelian Gold Line – Change from Exploration to Mining
Markus Ekberg, Chief Executive Officer, Endomines AB
(PDF) Laiva, a New Gold Mine in Finland
Michael Nilsson, CEO, Nordic Mines AB
(PDF) The Start of Gold Production for a Junior Exploration Company
Kjell Larsson, CEO, Lappland Goldminers AB
(PDF) Dragon Mining Limited – A Growing Scandinavian Gold Producer
Peter G Cordin, Managing Director, Dragon Mining Ltd
(PDF) Directional Drilling in Kittilä Mine
Jukka Välimaa, Senior Geologist, Agnico-Eagle Finland
(PDF) A Geological Model for the Björkdal Gold Deposits, Skellefteå, Sweden
Robert Wasylyshyn, President,
(PDF) Store Norske Gull AS: Gold Exploration in Finnmark and Svalbard
Juhani Ojala, Senior Geologist, Store Norske Kull
(PDF) New Localities of Gold on the Kola Peninsula
Yury Voytekhovsky, Professor, Geological Institute Kola Science Centre RAS, Russia
(PDF) Update on Vulcan’s Activities in Finland
Alistair Cowden, Managing Director, Vulcan Resources Limited
(PDF) Keynote: High-Tech Metals and the Needs of Society
Yasushi Watanabe, Professor, Institute for Geo-Resources and Environment, AIST
(PDF) Sokli Phosphate Project
Lauri Siirama, Senior Mining Engineer, Yara Suomi Oy
The New Finnish Mining Law
Pekka Suomela, Chief Inspector of Mines, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Finland
(PDF) Nordic Mining School – Oulu and Luleå Co-operation
Leena Yliniemi, Docent, Oulu Mining School, University of Oulu, Finland
(PDF) The Pan-European Reserves and Resources Reporting Code – PERC Code
A Reporting Code for Europe

Ruth Allington, President, European Federation of Geologists – EFG


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