Sustainable development needs responsible actors

This article was originally published in Finnish magazine Business News (HS Kuukausiliite). You can read the article in Finnish HERE.   FORCIT Group has set for itself the ambitious goal of becoming the industry leader in sustainability. The company is a Nordic player genuinely committed to the values ​​of sustainable development, whose long-standing know-how ranges from…

The new Explosives Price List 2/2021 will enter into force on September 13, 2021

Rise in raw material prices – new Explosives Price List 2/2021 enters into force on 13 September 2021 The price trend for raw materials used in explosives has been rising sharply. The price of the main raw material for ammonium nitrate, ammonia, has risen to a very high level. There are several reasons for the…

We have published Environmental Product Declarations for most of our products

We have published Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for most of our products. EPDs are based on Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and they summarise all emissions that are released when a product and its raw materials are produced, delivered to the site, and used and disposed. EPDs help us and our customers to make sustainable choices.…

Maxpo fair has been postponed to the spring

Maxpo fair has been postponed from autumn 2021 to spring 2022. The fair will be held from the 5th to 7th May 2022 at Hyvinkää airfield. Maxpo is the largest exhibition of land construction and environmental maintenance machines in Finland. https://maxpo.messukeskus.com/?lang=en

Ruutiset – customer magazine is published

Our latest issue of our customer magazine has been published! Topics include Responsibility in our operations, arranging fall protection on site and the Crown Bridges project. Also introducing new people you might come across on the field! Ruutiset is published twice a year and available only in Finnish. The magazine can  be read digitally. Open…

Acquisition is completed

FORCIT Group, a Nordic multi-talent of explosives and excavation industry, reaches for its goals to grow and internationalise. The group, which invests heavily in technology and digitalisation, announced today that the acquisition agreement for O-Pitblast Lda has been completed. With the agreement, the entire share capital of the software company O-Pitblast will be transferred to…

New appointments in Forcit’s businesses

From the 1st of June 2021, there will be changes in the management positions of FORCIT Group’s Consulting and Explosives businesses. The aim of these changes is to seek ever closer cooperation between Forcit’s businesses and operating countries, as well as to increase the focus on strategic growth projects. We believe that through closer internal…

FORCIT Group Strengthens Its Position as an Expert of Modern Technology and Acquires a Global Software Company from Portugal

FORCIT Group, a Nordic multi-talent in the explosives and excavation industry, takes new steps to grow and internationalise. During its almost 130-year-long history, the company, which started operations in Hanko, Finland in 1893, has grown from a small factory to a world-class technology group in its business areas. The business operations of the group cover…

FORCIT Group Annual Report 2020 Published

FORCIT Groups’ s operations developed positively over the past year, despite the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic, and all the company’s business units showed growth compared to the year before. Safety performance improved clearly, and the Group’s lost time injury frequency decreased to 1,3. FORCIT Group grew its sales in all business units in comparison with the…

Kemi mine introduces centralized wireless blasting

Kemi mine, together with Forcit, introduces centralized wireless blasting via Wi-Fi using Davey Bickford Enaex technology. Forcit with its partner Davey Bickford Enaex and Kemi mine have co-operated to implement the centralized blasting system DaveyTronic®UG to ensure safe and economical blasting. Centralized blasting system enables controlled implementation of blasts using the Wi-Fi network of the…