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ISO Certification of Normet India

Normet India has taken a step ahead to grow and sustain its business in this competitive market. With the growing business and expansion, there was a definite need to develop a system which can define and control the processes, connect the employees and management. In January 2020, the main certification audit was carried our covering […]

Lars Engström to join Normet Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Lars Engström will join the Normet Group Board of Directors. Lars is currently Chairman and a Board member of several companies. He has previously served as President Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology, CEO BE Group, CEO Munters Group and Divisional President at Atlas Copco AB. Lars brings a wealth […]

Daniel Yang appointed VP Sales Area China

China is one of the key growth opportunities and a strategic priority for Normet, and constituted a new global Sales Area reporting to the CEO in 2019. Kari Hämäläinen took the interim role as SA China head until the new Sales Area head is in place. I am now pleased to announce that Daniel Yang […]

Normet Service Center Inaugurated in Chile

Chile, December 11th 2019. Normet has opened a new Service Center in Santiago de Chile. The Service Center will enhance the capabilities to support Normet customers in Latin America with equipment rebuilds and process training. “The Service Center is an important milestone for Normet to support the growing Normet fleet in Latin America and to […]

Normet making history by doing underground explosives charging on batteries

Iisalmi, Finland, June 12, 2019. Normet made history by demonstrating battery electric emulsion charging in production environment underground on June 4th in Pyhäsalmi mine, Finland, with their Charmec MC 605 VE SD, for the first time in Europe. Battery-based charging makes the explosives charging process safer and more efficient, as there is no need to […]

Ed Santamaria Appointed President and CEO of Normet

Normet Board of Directors has appointed Ed Santamaria President & CEO of Normet Group. Ed takes over from Interim President & CEO, Aaro Cantell and he will start in his new role latest in November this year. He will be based in Normet’s Espoo office. “I am extremely pleased that we have found a new […]

Normet introduces new technologies for sustainable and green mining and invests into factory expansion in Iisalmi, Finland

Normet SmartDrive, a fully electric offering for mining and tunneling construction was launched at Bauma exhibition last week. The fully electric technology on all SmartDrive fully electric battery-operated machines is sustainable and green. The SmartDrive design is a sophisticated and fully engineered battery electric architecture operating underground totally emission-free and saving costs at the same […]

Normet drives into a New Era – SmartDrive, SmartScan & SmartSpray

SmartDrive, SmartScan, SmartSpray will revolutionise Underground Operation Normet, the fast-growing and highly innovative technology company from Finland is internationally renowned for its exceptional underground operation concepts. With the very first launch of the brand-new SmartDrive battery electric vehicle architecture at bauma in Munich, Normet is holding very steadily its position as a pioneer in tunnelling […]

Aaro Cantell Nominated Interim CEO of Normet

Normet’s board of directors has nominated Aaro Cantell as the interim CEO starting April 1st, 2019. The intention is that Aaro will hold the position until permanent CEO is chosen and joins Normet. Robin Lindahl, current President and CEO will step down at the same date and support the handover as needed during April. “I am confident […]

Hindustan Zinc Limited and Normet have signed a comprehensive four-year service contract

Udaipur, Rajasthan, India – Dec 17, 2018 – Normet and Hindustan Zinc Ltd have today signed a comprehensive four-year Cost Per Hour (CPH) service contract covering all Normet equipment in Hindustan Zinc Ltd’s mines in Rajasthan, India. The value of the contract will be about 60 MEUR over the 4 years’ time. Operational and service improvements […]

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