Robit Plc and Veljekset Toivanen Oy have signed a long-term cooperation agreement of supplying drilling consumables to Sotkamo Silver mine in Kainuu. The deliveries of Robit drilling consumables start along with the first mining project in January 2023. Veljekset Toivanen works as the prime contractor in Sotkamo Silver mine based on a three-year-agreement with two option years. Robit also supplies its consumables to Endomines’ Pampalo gold mine for opening the open pit mine in Ilomantsi.

Arto Halonen, Group CEO, Robit: ”We are extremely pleased to start building a long-term cooperation with Veljekset Toivanen. This agreement strengthens Robit’s position as the leading drilling consumables supplier in Finland.”

Ari Keskitalo, Mining Manager, Veljekset Toivanen: “Our previous cooperation with Robit run smoothly. Thus, the new agreement of drilling consumables supply to Sotkamo Silver mine creates a natural continuum. In addition, one of our company’s values is locality, so Robit as a domestic actor was an easy choice.”

Since 1983, Veljekset Toivanen has been known as a reliable and innovative company providing mining, infra-building, and industry services. The company provides its customers among others with mining support services in underground and open pit mines. Further information is available at www.toivanengroup.com.

Robit is the expert focused on drilling consumables for mining and construction markets. Through the high and proven quality Top Hammer, Down the Hole and Geotechnical products, and the expert services, Robit delivers saving in drilling costs to the customers. Robit has its own sales and service points in eight countries and an active distributor network through which it sells to more than 100 countries. Robit’s manufacturing units are located in Finland, South Korea, Australia and the UK. Robit’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. Further information is available at www.robitgroup.com.

Picture from left: Kimmo Kangas, Sales Manager Finland, Robit and Ari Keskitalo, Mining Manager, Veljekset Toivanen

Further information:

Arto Halonen
Group CEO, Robit Plc, arto.halonen@robitgroup.com

Ari Keskitalo
Mining Manager, Veljekset Toivanen Oy, ari.keskitalo@veljeksettoivanen.fi