Post-conference excursions

SOLD OUT – Boliden Kevitsa Mine


Date:
Friday 1 November 2019

07:45-08:30      Participant pickup

08:30-10:30      Charter bus Levi – Boliden Kevitsa Mine

10:30-10:45      Coffee/tea break

10:45-11:15      Welcome and safety

11:15-12:30      Presentations and discussions

12:30-13:15      Lunch

13:15-15:00      Site tour

15:00-17:15      Charter bus Kevitsa – Kittilä Airport

Boliden Kevitsa Mine is located 140 kilometers north of Rovaniemi in Sodankylä municipality. Kevitsa is a copper – nickel sulphide deposit with important gold, cobalt and platinum-group-metals by-product credits. Process facilities were originally designed for 5 million tons per annum with built in expansion capabilities. Mill feed rate 2017 was 7.9 Mt and is planned to be expanded to 9.5 Mtpa by 2020. Metal production 2017 was 13 800 tons of nickel and 30 000 tons of copper.

Bus pick-up order from hotels

  • Hotel Levi Panorama at 7:45 – Levi Hotel Spa – Break Sokos Hotel Levi – Hotel Hullu Poro – Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti – Hotel K5 Levi
  • On the way back to Levi the bus will drive via the Kittilä Airport. Please take your luggage with you to the excursion bus.

Please note the following

  • Due to the security requirements the tolerance of alcohol is 0 ‰.
  • At the mine visitors will be given security gear and shoes.

Excursion registration fee per person is

  • till 1 September 2019: 100 €
  • from 2 September: 150

 

SOLD OUT – Agnico Eagle Finland Oy Kittilä Mine


Date:
Friday 1 November 2019

07:45-08:30      Participant pickup

08:30-09:15      Charter bus Levi – Kittilä Mine

09:15-12:30      Refreshments, mine office and control room, pit and tailings pond tour

12:30-13:15      Lunch in main cafeteria

13:15-14:30      Mill and paste backfill plant

14:30-15:30      Presentations and discussions

15:30-16:15      Charter bus Kittilä Mine – Kittilä Airport – Levi

Agnico Eagle Finland Oy Kittilä Mine is located in the Lapland region of northern Finland 150 kilometres north from Rovaniemi. It is one of the largest known gold deposits in Europe. Kittilä mine poured its first gold on 14 January 2009, and achieved commercial production four months later. On the basis of the known ore reserves, the mine produces about 200,000 ounces of gold each year and its operations will continue until the mid-2030s.

Currently Kittilä mine is building a 1,044 metre deep shaft which enables the utilization of the deeper parts of gold deposit in an economically sensible way. At the same time mill expansion raises processing plant’s capacity by 400,000 tonnes to 2.0 million tonnes per year.

Bus pick-up order from hotels

  • Hotel Levi Panorama at 7:45 – Levi Hotel Spa – Break Sokos Hotel Levi – Hotel Hullu Poro – Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti – Hotel K5 Levi.
  • On the way back to Levi the bus will drive via the Kittilä Airport. Please take your luggage with you to the excursion bus.

Please note the following

  • Due to the security requirements the tolerance of alcohol is 0 ‰.
  • At the mine visitors will be given security gear and shoes.

Excursion registration fee per person is

  • till 1 September 2019: 100 €
  • from 2 September: 150

 

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