Nornickel Harjavalta is a significant and diverse refiner of nickel metals and chemicals. Our job is to produce the base and precious metals needed by society in an efficient and safe manner.
We make versatile, high quality nickel products that are manufactured to meet customer needs. Our products help make technological advances and developments a reality. Our values guide our business and work activities and form the foundation for our operations.During the past 50 years, our organization has grown into a world-class success. We have been able to grow in Satakunta thanks to modern technology, skilled personnel and constant product development efforts. By continuously learning, collaborating and developing our work practices we will remain a world-class actor in nickel refinement.
The company’s daily operations are guided by CEO Joni Hautojärvi, with the help of the management team.
The first Nornickel plant was built on the Taimyr Peninsula in Siberia in 1935. Over the decades, the company has become the largest producer of nickel in the world. The Group’s main activities are the prospecting, exploration and processing of mineral resources as well as the production and marketing of base and precious metals.
Nornickel produces 14% of the world’s total nickel supply and is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium. The Group’s other major products include copper, cobalt, platinum and rhodium.