Member introduction

NORILSK NICKEL is a diversified mining and metallurgical company, a world’s largest producer of refined nickel and palladium and a leading producer of platinum, cobalt, copper and rhodium. The company also produces gold, silver, iridium, selenium, ruthenium and tellurium.

The production units of NORILSK NICKEL Group include Polar Division, located at the Norilsk Industrial District on Taimyr Peninsula, and Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company located on the Kola Peninsula in Russia as well as Harjavalta nickel refinery in Finland.

Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy processes Russian feedstock and nickel-containing raw materials sourced from third-party suppliers. They produce high purity metals through the separation and removal of impurities. Harjavalta Plant uses the advanced technology of sulphuric acid leaching for nickel semi-products and boasts the best-in-industry metal recovery rates of over 98%. Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta has a total nickel processing capacity of 66 ktpa.

Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta produces nickel cathodes, briquettes and salts, and cobalt sulphates. The plant also manufactures semi-products, including PGM Platinum group metals taken as a whole or in any combination of platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, osmium and iridium.



Direct contacts

Esa Lindell


Torttilantie 21



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This member is

  • Large enterprise

Member's key competencies

Industry served

  • Metals & mining


  • Application
  • Industry
  • Process design
  • Technology

Products and services

  • Chemicals
  • Metals/REE

Technologies and solutions

Separation technologies

  • Electrochemical
  • Leaching
  • Solid-liquid

Separation solutions

  • Metal/REE recovery and recycling
  • Solvent/ionic liquid/eutectic solvent use/ recovery/reuse

Member's place in the value chain

  • Components
  • Technology development
  • OEM
  • Technology provider
  • System integrator
  • Full plant delivery
  • EPC
  • Consumables
  • Service provider
  • Enduser/producer