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Producer of

Chromite and ferrochrome


Near Tornio, northern Finland


Outokumpu Chrome Oy (100%)


Stratiform orebodies in layered mafic-ultramafic intrusive

Mineral types

Idiomorphic chromite


60Mt proven and probable

Annual production

1.2Mt ore

Mining method

Conventional open pit (but going underground)

Recovery method

Crushing/heavy media separation; grinding/gravity and magnetic separation


132 (plus 175 at ferrochrome plant)


Wireless communications network

Open pit

Hydraulic exploration and blasthole drill rigs, Caterpillar hydraulic excavators, Caterpillar haul trucks


Atlas Copco drill rigs


Wemco drum separators, Roxon screens, Reichert cones, Sala high-gradient magnetic separation system, Outokumpu process flow samplers and analysers, Siemens and ABB process control systems

Ferrochrome plant

Outokumpu rotary drum pelletising and steel belt sintering system

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