News Archive


Detailed plan of the Raahe vanadium plant area under way

The municipality of Raahe has set out the general and detailed planning of the Raahe harbour area to enable the construction of the vanadium plant of Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy. Read more »


Terry Perles: Vanadium market could see increased demand

New sources for vanadium needed Read more »


“Vanadium: the metal that may soon be powering your neighbourhood”

The BBC report on the Vanadium Redox Flow Battery praises the future potential of vanadium Read more »


Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy attended the Northern Industry 2014 fair

Company exhibition stand attracted crowds Read more »


Presentation video of the Mustavaara project published

Preliminary designs of the mine, concentrating plant and smelter included Read more »


World-wide Vanadium production statistics

Published by Vanitec Read more »


Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy attending PDAC Convention in Toronto

The company intends to attract investors for the Mustavaara vanadium project Read more »



Jukka Pitkäjärvi appointed Managing Director of Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy Read more »


Mustavaara Ore Reserve update

Markku Meriläinen and Pekka Lovén of Outotec (Finland) Oy, both Competent Persons as defined by Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC), have updated the Mustavaara Project Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve estimates. Read more »


Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy attending The XVI Sirniö Blacksmith Event

Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy will be present at the XVI Sirniö Blacksmith Event on Monday June 24th. Read more »


Affirmative decision on the Mining Concession from the authority

The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) has on May 31st made an affirmative decision on the Mining Concession of Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy. Read more »


Ice Hockey Friendship Game in Posio

On Friday April 19th the Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy employees played a friendship game against the senior hockey players of the sports club Posion Pyrintö. Read more »


Mining Concession application published

The mining concession application by Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy was published on April 9th 2013 by the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes). Read more »


Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy sponsored the National Youth Ski Championships

Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy sponsored the National Youth Ski Championships on March 16th to 17th 2013 in Taivalkoski in northeastern Finland. Read more »


Public hearings concerning the Mustavaara smelter project held in Raahe and Oulu

In both of the optional smelter locations the interested parties and individual citizens were informed of the Mustavaara smelter project and given the opportunity to participate and influence the planning. Read more »


Metallurgical test work in large-scale completed successfully

In October and November 2012, metallurgical test work in large-scale has been carried out at the Swerea-MEFOS metallurgical research Institute in Lulea, Sweden. Read more »


EIA program for the smelter submitted to the authority

Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy has submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment program for the smelter to the Finnish authority. Read more »