Outokumpu – 100 years since the discovery of copper ore

On March 16, 2010 a hundred years have passed since a rich copper ore deposit was discovered in Outokumpu in the eastern part of Finland. This discovery led to the establishment of Outokumpu Oy and a booming mining industry in Finland. Over the years, Outokumpu has experienced a major transformation, evolving from a mining and multi-metal company to one of the world's leading producers of stainless steel…..more at outokumpu.com