Talvivaaran Kaivososakeyhtiö Oyj : Talvivaara Mining Company Management Changes

   Talvivaaran Kaivososakeyhtiö Oyj : Talvivaara Mining Company Management

Stock Exchange Release
Talvivaara Mining Company Plc
28 August 2013

                        Talvivaara Management Changes

Talvivaara Mining  Company  Plc  ("Talvivaara"  or  "the  Company")  announces 
changes in its management to  reinforce and achieve the Company's  operational 
and financial targets. Management changes are effective from 1 September  2013 
and support Talvivaara's cost  efficiency and productivity programme  launched 
in June 2013.

Mr. Darin Cooper, BEng,  Metallurgy and MBA (British  citizen, born in  1967), 
joins the Company  as Chief Operating  Officer and a  member of the  Company's 
Executive Committee. Mr. Cooper  moves to Talvivaara  from the Nyrstar  Group. 
Most  recently  Mr.  Cooper  has  served  as  General  Manager  for  Nyrstar's 
Clarksville zinc smelter in Tennessee, United States. Mr. Cooper has 20  years 
of experience  of base  metals production  and smelting  as well  as  specific 
experience of projects aimed at increasing productivity and cost-efficiency.

Following the changes,  the members  of the  Talvivaara's Executive  Committee 
will be  CEO  Pekka  Perä,  Deputy  CEO  and  Chief  Financial  Officer  Saila 
Miettinen-Lähde,   Chief   Commercial   Officer   Pekka   Erkinheimo,    Chief 
Sustainability Officer  Eeva Ruokonen,  Chief  Human Resources  Officer  Maija 
Kaski, Chief Operating Officer Darin  Cooper, Chief Metals Production  Officer 
Pertti Pekkala and Chief Mining Officer Kari Vyhtinen.

In addition to  the Executive Committee,  CEO Pekka Perä  sets up a  Technical 
Executive Committee. Besides the CEO,  the Technical Executive Committee  will 
consist of  Chief  Operating  Officer Darin  Cooper,  Chief  Metal  Production 
Officer Pertti Pekkala, Senior Vice President - Projects Lassi Lammassaari and
Chief Mining Officer Kari Vyhtinen.

Talvivaara's former Chief  Operating Officer  Harri Natunen  will continue  to 
work for the Company as Senior Vice President - Energy. General Manager, Water
Management Maija  Vidqvist  will  resign  from her  position  at  the  end  of 
September but will continue working for Talvivaara as a consultant.

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc Tel +358 20 7129 800
Pekka Perä, CEO
Saila Miettinen-Lähde, Deputy CEO and CFO

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc
Talvivaara Mining  Company  is  an  internationally  significant  base  metals 
producer with its primary focus on nickel and zinc using a technology known as
bioheapleaching to extract metals out of ore. Bioheapleaching makes extraction
of metals  from low  grade ore  economically viable.  The Talvivaara  deposits 
comprise one of the largest known sulphide nickel resources in Europe. The ore
body is  estimated  to support  anticipated  production for  several  decades. 
Talvivaara has secured a  10-year off-take agreement for  100 per cent of  its 
main output  of  nickel  and cobalt  to  Norilsk  Nickel and  entered  into  a 
long-term zinc streaming agreement  with Nyrstar NV.  Talvivaara is listed  on 
the London  Stock  Exchange  Main  Market  and  NASDAQ  OMX  Helsink.  Further 
information can be found at www.talvivaara.com.

Talvivaara management changes 28.8.13
Talvivaara management changes 28.8.13


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