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FMG and FREYR Battery collaborate to establish an LFP cathode material plant in Vaasa

17.02.2023 | News
Finnish Minerals Group and FREYR Battery have signed a cooperation agreement to assess the feasibility of establishing an LFP cathode material plant in Vaasa. The parties are exploring opportunities for a joint venture.
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Cooperation is needed to make GigaVaasa logistics a reality

26.01.2023 | News
The traditional Logistics Forum organised by VASEK brought together the region’s logistics and freight forwarding operators around a breakfast table on the 19th of January. Tomas Häyry, Mayor of Vaasa and the leader of the GigaVaasa team, opened the event and reminded the audience of the work that has already been done to develop the battery value chain and the work that still lies ahead:
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Enhancement of Battery industry value chain in GigaVaasa area

11.01.2023 | News
FREYR Battery has made a planning reservation on a plot in the GigaVaasa area for the construction of a cathode materials factory. Plot 16, which became vacant after Johnson Matthey sold off their battery materials business, has now been reserved for the factory.
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Planning for an anode materials production facility for the battery manufacturing industry in Vaasa

28.10.2022 | News
Finnish Minerals Group and Epsilon Advanced Materials have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which the companies will evaluate the possibility of setting up an anode materials production facility in Vaasa. A plot of land in the GigaVaasa area has been reserved for the facility after it became vacant when the cooperation between Grafintec Oy and Epsilon Advanced Materials ended on the 25th of August 2022.
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Contract changes between operators in the GigaVaasa area – active discussion on the way forward cont

02.09.2022 | News
The Finnish company Grafintec Oy and Epsilon Advanced Materials from India, which have reserved land in the GigaVaasa area, have announced in a stock exchange release that they are dissolving their mutual cooperation agreement. However, the City of Vaasa will continue negotiations with each company separately.
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FREYR Submits Environmental Impact Assessment Program for Planned Battery Cell Plant in Vaasa

27.01.2022 | News
FREYR Battery's preparations for building a cell factory are Finland's first large-scale cell project, and we are very pleased that the process has progressed to this stage.
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One of Europe's First Anode Materials Production Facilities for the Battery Industry Under Planning

11.01.2022 | News
Finnish company Grafintec Oy and Indian company Epsilon Advanced Materials have made a plot reservation and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Vaasa to establish an anode materials production facility in the GigaVaasa area.
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FREYR Battery has chosen Vaasa as a location for a potential cell plant in Finland

12.08.2021 | News
FREYR Battery, a developer of next-generation battery cell production capacity, have entered into two memoranda of understanding (“MoU”) with Finnish Minerals Group and the City of Vaasa, respectively, for strategic collaborations on potential development of industrial scale battery cell technology and production in Finland.
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Johnson Matthey chose Vaasa for sustainable battery materials plant

19.04.2021 | News
The City of Vaasa and Johnson Matthey have signed a Common Letter of Intent on 2 April 2021. The front-end engineering design for the battery value chain operator Johnson Matthey’s commercial plant in Vaasa has begun. The plant is planned to be in operation in 2024.  
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