FEM 2013 technical programme


9th Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining was organized on 29 – 31 October 2013 in Levi, Lapland, Finland.


Tuesday 29 October
18:00 – 18:40

Fennoscandian Country Reviews

(PDF) Finland: Elias Ekdahl, Director General, Geological Survey of Finland

(PDF) Sweden: Mikael Gröning, Head of Section, Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications

(PDF) Norway: Morten Smelror, Director, Geological Survey of Norway

(PDF) North-West Russia: Prof. Yury Voytekhovsky, Director, Geological Institute of the Kola Science Centre RAS 

19:00 – 19:30(PDF) Keynote: Sustainable Mining – Working Alongside Indigenous People in Developing Projects
Glenn Nolan, President, Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 
19:30 – 20:00(PDF) Keynote: Finland’s Green Mining Concept
Prof. Pekka A. Nurmi, Research Director, Geological Survey of Finland
Wednesday 30 October
09:00 – 09:30(PDF) Keynote: Responsible Mining
Louise Grondin, Senior Vice-President Environment and Sustainable Development, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd
09:30 – 09:50Kevitsa Low Grade Disseminated Poly Metallic Deposit
Andrew Reid, CEO, First Quantum Minerals Ltd
09:50 – 10:10Talvivaara Mine – Challenges and Possibilities in Responsibility
Eeva Ruokonen, Chief Sustainability Officer, Talvivaara Mining Company Plc
10:10 – 10:30(PDF) Endomines and Pampalo Gold Mine – Exploring the Whole Potential of the Karelian Gold Line
Markus Ekberg, CEO, Endomines AB
11:00 – 11:30(PDF) Keynote: Exploring in Finland: How it Really Works?
Dr. Erkki Vanhanen, Exploration Manager Scandinavia, Mawson Oy
11:30 – 11:50The Kopsa Gold Copper Deposit – Finland’s Next Gold Mine?
David Pym,President & CEO, Belvedere Resources Limited 
11:50 – 12:10(PDF) FinnAust Mining Plc – High Impact Exploration?
Urpo Kuronen, CEO, FinnAust Mining Management Oy
12:10 – 12:30(PDF) Bunge – a Prolonged Environmental Permit Process
Anders Mattson,Vice President, Metals & Mining Division, Nordkalk Gorporation
14:00 – 14:30Noront’s Eagle’s Nest Mine Development
Paul Semple, P.Eng, COO, Noront Resources
14:30 – 14:50(PDF) Siilinjärvi Phosphate Mine – Fourth Decade Ongoing
Teija Kankaanpää, Production manager, Siilinjärvi Mine, Yara Suomi Oy
14:50 – 15:10(PDF) Altona’s Outokumpu Project; Production and Beyond
Alistair Cowden, Managing Director, Altona Mining Limited
16:00 – 16:20(PDF) Challenges of Investing in Junior Mining Companies and Sotkamo Silver
Dr. Timo Lindborg, CEO, Sotkamo Silver AB
16:20 – 16:40(PDF) Surviving a Falling Gold Price
Kjell Larsson,Managing Director, Dragon Mining Ltd
16:40 – 17:00(PDF) Ninety-Seven Years of Innovations in Exploration, Mining, Smelting and Recycling, Boliden 1916-2013
Dr. Hans Årebäck, Senior Project Manager, Boliden Mines
17:00 – 17:20(PDF) REE’s – Sweden’s New Frontier
Henning Holmström, Managing Director, Tasman Metals Ltd
Thursday 31 October
09:30 – 10:00(PDF) Keynote: Social Licence to Mining – the LKAB Example
Anders Furbeck, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, LKAB
10:00 – 10:20(PDF) Increased Production and Challenges in SVG
Ismo Haaparanta, CEO, Sydvaranger Gruve AS
10:20 – 10:40(PDF) LNS – Norwegian Mining Company with International Perspective
Anders Bergvik, Geologist, Rana Gruber AS
10:40 – 11:00(PDF) Northland Resources S.A. – Hannukainen IOCG Mine Development Project in Northern Finland
Jukka Jokela, Vice President – Finnish Operations and Exploration – NRSA, Managing Director – Northland Mines Oy
12:30 – 13:00(PDF) Keynote: Nordic Co-operation in Mining-related Education and Research
Prof. Pertti Lamberg, Luleå University of Technology
13:00 – 13:20(PDF) NordMin
Riikka Aaltonen, Senior Adviser, Mineral Policy, Enterprise and Innovation Department, Ministry of Employment and the Economy 
13:20 – 13:40EU Funded Projects on Raw Materials: Opportunities to Strengthen Co-operation Between Research Community and Industry?
Asko Käpyaho, Senior Scientist, Geological Survey of Finland
13:40 – 14:00(PDF) 3D and 4D Modelling of Mineral Belts in the Northern Part of the Fennoscandian Shield
Dr. Tobias Bauer, Luleå University of Technology
14:00 – 14:20(PDF) Arctic Opportunities and Threats: Infrastructure and Logistical Challenges – A Canadian Perspective
Ambassador Andrée Cooligan, Embassy of Canada to Finland
14:50 – 15:20(PDF) Keynote: Knowledge from Data Using Self Organizing Maps
Stephen Fraser, (FAusIMM), Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
15:20 – 15:40(PDF) Gold in the Kola Peninsula, Russia: Are there Promising Areas and what are Conditions of Licensing?
Arkady Kalinin, Senior Research Worker, Geological Institute of KSC RAS
15:40 – 16:00(PDF) Finland – Opportunities for Junior Exploration Companies. Practical Experience.
Alexander Mikhailov, General Director, Mineral Exploration Network (Finland) Ltd
16:00 – 16:20(PDF) Nussir ASA – Frontrunner in the New Era of Metal Mining in Norway
Øystein Rushfeldt, CEO,
Nussir ASA  


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