Greenland is a wealth of rare earth metals, with enough of the minerals to supply a quarter of global demandif mining companies can extract them. In many cases, the minerals lie below thick ice
Mar 13, 2017Greenland closer to building worlds fifth largest uranium mine. But the mine, with an expected lifespan of about 37 years and the potential to hire around 800 people, will also be a contributor to the new global green economy, the company says. This, as 80% of the commercial deposits in Kvanefjeld are rare earth minerals
Greenland Opens Up Rare Earth Mining Opportunities. Greenland took a crucial step forward last week in encouraging mining investment in the remote Arctic landmass, by removing a ban on uranium mining. Mining companies of all stripes and commodities have long been interested in what lies beneath the
Jan 28, 2013Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Mounting Toxic Risks. The mining of rare earth metals, used in everything from smart phones to wind turbines, has long been dominated by China. But as mining of these key elements spreads to countries like
Nov 10, 2013As in the mining of rare earth metals in China, leakage of radiation may accumulate in the food chain, thus contaminating fish and causing genetic damage to life in the Arctic. 6. Contamination could eliminate the fishing industry of Greenland.
Jan 16, 2015Security concerns expressed in Denmark over the mining of uranium and rare earth have not yet been resolved. A working group established in early 2014 between Greenland and
Jan 23, 2019"The rare earth sector continues to evolve rapidly and Shenghe's participation in Hua Sheng Mining along with CNNC creates a company that is authorised to import and process rare earth minerals and products enriched in radioactive elements," said John Mair, managing director of Greenland Minerals.
Review of Eleven Rare Earth Companies including Molycorp Lynas, Arafura, Avalon, Rare Element Resources, Quest Rare Minerals, Greenland Minerals and Energy, Great Western Minerals, Commerce Resources and Medallion to the USGS for analysis in 1948. The Molybdenum Corporation of America, (later renamed Molycorp), acquired the mining
Aug 09, 2013China growing uneasy over Greenland's rare earth ambitions. According to Greenland's Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum, Brazil has 37% of the world's rare earth potential 12% more than China and Vietnam 10%. The US is also ramping
Jan 16, 2015Security concerns expressed in Denmark over the mining of uranium and rare earth have not yet been resolved. A working group established in early 2014 between Greenland
Sep 24, 2012A Melting Greenland Weighs Perils Against Potential. Vast new deposits of minerals and gems are being discovered as Greenlands massive ice cap recedes, forming the basis of a potentially lucrative mining industry. One of the worlds largest deposits of rare earth metals essential for manufacturing cellphones,
Chinese Investment in Rare Earth Mining in Greenland how commercial oil interests and politics may sometimes be difficult to distinguish in the West (Looney, 2012).
Oct 28, 2010Rare Earths The surface deposit has 4.9 million tons of rare earth elements plus yttirium, zinc, and uranium. Projects Currently exploring Kvanefjeld deposit in south west Greenland.
Jun 16, 2015Why rare earth mining in the West is a bust Forget the hype. In the global rush for energy critical elements, our region can't compete.
Aug 28, 2012Far from icebound, Greenland is wealthy in rare earth elements, precious metals and oil. Already, says Aheadoftheherd owner Rick Mills, companies are beginning to
Greenland Minerals and Energys (GMEL) flagship Kvanefjeld Rare Earth Uranium Project is located within the municipality of Kujalleq, approximately 8km from the town of Narsaq, and 35km from Narsarsuaq, in southern Greenland. The projects pre feasibility study was completed in May 2012, whereas the feasibility study was completed in May 2015.
Greenland close to extracting rare earth ore in Kvanefjeld. A mining company that has for years been exploring the Kuannersuit (Kvanefjeld) rare earth mine in southern Greenland will soon be able to apply for a licence to begin operations. Greenland Minerals and Energy (GME) started exploration work in the mineral rich site in 2007
Greenland Minerals sitting on rare earths sleeping giant. The companys rare earths are directly targeted at the clean energy market which now looks to be unstoppable. Key drivers are Chinas decision to phase out combustion engines and Britain and Frances ban on all petrol and diesel vehicles by the
Mar 13, 2017Greenland closer to building worlds fifth largest uranium mine. But the mine, with an expected lifespan of about 37 years and the potential to hire around 800 people, will also be a contributor to the new global green economy, the company says. This, as 80% of the commercial deposits in Kvanefjeld are rare earth minerals,
Nov 06, 2012How to Profit From Greenland's Rare Earth Metals Bonanza. That has made Greenland's rare earth metals (as well as a variety of more conventional elements, such as iron, nickel and gold) much more accessible and mining for them far more economically feasible, particularly in its southern tip.
Jan 28, 2013Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Mounting Toxic Risks. The mining of rare earth metals, used in everything from smart phones to wind turbines, has long been dominated by China. But as mining of these key elements spreads to countries like Malaysia and Brazil, scientists warn of the dangers of the toxic and radioactive waste generated by the mines
Greenland Minerals and Energy is manoeuvring itself to be one of the worlds largest suppliers of rare earth minerals outside of China. The company is looking to ride the clean energy wave with its elephant sized rare earths play in Greenland and it has already managed to lasso a major Chinese rare earths investor with a balance sheet worth around $4.5b.
Greenland is a wealth of rare earth metals, with enough of the minerals to supply a quarter of global demandif mining companies can extract them. In many cases, the minerals lie below thick ice sheets. And even the ones that dont are in such remote locations that any impact from accidents would be
Greenland Minerals and Energy A/S is an exploration and development company focused on developing high quality mineral projects in Greenland. The Companys flagship project is the Kvanefjeld multi element project (Rare Earth Elements, Uranium, Zinc), which is rapidly emerging as a premier specialty metals project
Oct 28, 2013Letter from Nuuk. It is filled with pretty stones such as the pink tugtupite (reindeer blood in Greenlandic) and is home to more than 200 rare minerals, 15 of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. But these days, all eyes are on the regions so called rare earth elements raw materials essential to technology products such as cell
Sep 14, 2010Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd ('GMEL' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce the maiden Ore Reserve Estimate for the Kvanefjeld Project. The reserve estimation has been produced by SRK Consulting (Australasia) Pty Ltd, who conducted an updated Mining Study as part of the Kvanefjeld Feasibility
Sep 05, 2018A decision on whether to permit mining at one of the worlds largest deposits of rare earth elements has moved to its final stage after Greenland Minerals, an Australia based firm, on Monday filed its assessment of how a proposed open pit mine at the Kvanefjeld site, in southern Greenland, would affect the surrounding environment.
The study warns that the global pressure for a steady rare earth supply might lead to further new mines outside of China with inacceptable environmental standards. And, the study points to one example of potential concern a plan for joint mining of uranium and rare earths in the Kvanefjeld region of southern Greenland.
Rare Earth Mining in Greenland. Although Greenland is still officially part of the Kingdom of Denmark, it has practised home rule since 1979, and in 1985 became the only territory to leave the European Union. In 2009, self government replaced Greenlands home rule government, and today the country has the