Kittilä Mine Main Level 900

The design of the maintenance level of the Kittilä gold mine is currently the deepest ongoing project at Rockplan. The new maintenance level, to be excavated and built into the rock, will be located at a depth of 900 meters. The maintenance level will provide warehouse space and social facilities for personnel. In the future, this may be the location of the deepest workplace cafeteria in Lapland!

Client
Agnico Eagle Finland Oy


Responsibilities

Principal design, architectural, rock mechanics and tunneling, and structural design

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Interested?

For more information please contact Vesa-Matti Lehtovaara
+358 45 657 8336
vesa-matti.lehtovaara@rockplan.fi