An eventful year of ramp-up

2016 was Terrafame’s first full year of operations. During the year, Terrafame increased its nickel and zinc production, expanded its customer base, developed the quality of its products, improved occupational safety, made significant investments and achieved net sales of more than EUR 100 million.

With perseverance and strong team spirit, the ramp-up proceeded as planned through the year.

  • Terrafame mined, crushed and agglomerated 14.2 million tonnes of ore of consistent quality
  • 9,554 tonnes of nickel and 22,575 tonnes of zinc were produced
  • The amount of water at the mine area decreased to 3.8 million cubic metres from 10.1 million cubic metres at the beginning of the year