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Mining prosject with rare earths and uranium in Greenland

Dec 21, 2020· Mining prosject with rare earths and uranium in Greenland close to approval Rare earths, which contain 17 different minerals, are found in Greenland, and the mine on the top of Kuannersuit, some 600 meters above sea level, has never been

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Greenland closer to building world’s fifth-largest uranium

Mar 13, 2017· Greenland may soon start building the world’s fifth-largest uranium mine and second-biggest rare earths operation, which could fuel independence dreams in the island, an

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Greenland initiates permitting consultation on massive

Dec 18, 2020· On December 17, the Naalakkersuisut (Government of Greenland) approved the initiation of the public consultation on the Environmental Impact Assessment report and the Social Impact Assessment report on Greenland Minerals' rare earths and uranium project at Kuannersuit.

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A controversial Greenland mine passes a key regulatory

Sep 24, 2020· One of Greenland’s most controversial mining projects, a proposed uranium and rare earths mine, has reached what its owners describe as a “major” milestone in its approval process, after authorities said a revised version of the environmental impact assessment met all the requirements for it to be accepted for public review.

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Greenland is divided over uranium mining

May 27, 2016· The debate about mining radioactive uranium is not new. It has been raging both in Greenland and in Denmark ever since the large uranium deposits were first discovered in Kvanefjeldet, near Narsaq, southern Greenland, in 1956.

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New Uranium Mining Projects Greenland

China General Nuclear and Cameco to cooperate on uranium exploration in Greenland China General Nuclear (CGN) announced it has signed an agreement with Canadian uranium mining company Cameco to further expand and deepen their cooperation in the joint development of uranium resources.

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Greenland Ends Decades-Long Ban On Uranium Mining

Greenland Ends Decades-Long Ban On Uranium Mining The ice-covered, Denmark-ruled island territory may soon be basking in previously unimaginable mineral wealth — and its consequences.

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Greenland drops uranium mining ban World Nuclear News

Oct 25, 2013· Greenland's parliament has voted in favour of lifting the country's long-standing ban on the extraction of radioactive materials, including uranium. The move could enable the Kvanefjeld project to proceed. Exploration drilling at the Kvanefjeld project (Image: GME)

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Australian uranium mining in Greenland is tearing the

Unsurprisingly, Danish green groups have pushed for a continued ban on uranium mining. They claim that rare earth elements can be extracted without uranium mining in Greenland.

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Australian uranium mining in Greenland is tearing the

May 14, 2014· Unsurprisingly, Danish green groups have pushed for a continued ban on uranium mining. They claim that rare earth elements can be extracted without uranium mining in Greenland. “ [Greenland] is the...

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Greenland is divided over uranium mining

May 27, 2016· Back then, the uranium was too low grade to be considered commercially viable, but there is now renewed interest in the area from the Australian mining company, Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd, who are going to seek permission to construct a

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Greenland to end uranium mining ban

Oct 25, 2013· Greenland’s parliament has voted in favour of removing a 25-year ban on uranium mining, paving the way for an industrial boom that the Arctic island hopes will help it

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Greenland Ends Decades-Long Ban On Uranium Mining

Greenland Ends Decades-Long Ban On Uranium Mining The ice-covered, Denmark-ruled island territory may soon be basking in previously unimaginable mineral wealth — and its consequences.

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Greenland Mineral Ltd.'s Kuannersuit/Kvanefjeld Rare Earth

Oct 20, 2019· Simultaneously, interest in Greenland’s uranium resources is also increasing following a decision by the Greenlandic parliament, Inatsisartut, to uplift the country’s zero-tolerance policy on nuclear mining, which since has become one of the Greenland’s most divisive political issues [4,5].

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Debate about uranium mining in Greenland IWGIA

Next week, Greenlandic and Danish environmental organizations will host a conference on uranium mining in Greenland. The half-day conference will take place in Copenhagen and aims at having a critical debate on the impacts of uranium mining in both Greenland and in the rest of the world. In October 2013, the Greenlandi

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Greenland: Mining of Uranium and Rare Earth Metals

Nov 10, 2013· Uranium waste from mining contains radioactive decay products which have the potential to effect surface, ground water, soil, and air quality in Greenland for thousands of years.By Lin SmithGreenland's Ice Sheet November 1o, 2013---Greenland is a semi-autonomous part of the Kingdom of Denmark. It is located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans.

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Greenland approves uranium mining Australian Mining

Oct 25, 2013· Greenland has approved uranium mining in the country after an extremely tight vote. Its parliament voted 15 to 14 to lift the decades long prohibition.

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The Case for Uranium Mining in Greenland

Ms. Hammond’s resignation, Jens-Erik Kirkegaard, Greenland’s mining and natural resources minister, also resigned.2 Hammond’s party rose to power in March 2013 largely on the promise to repeal Greenland’s ban on uranium mining and to increase royalty payments and oversight of the min-

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Greenland drops uranium mining ban World Nuclear News

Oct 25, 2013· It said the "landmark decision" places Greenland "on the path to uranium-producer status, and thereby opens up coincident resources of rare earth elements to exploitation." The Kvanefjeld project is currently the subject of a definitive feasibility study to evaluate a mining operation for the production of uranium, rare earth elements and zinc.

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Australian uranium mining in Greenland is tearing the

Last October Greenland repealed a law that banned uranium mining. Now mysterious Australian mining companies are staking out the country for exploitation. But as Antony Loewenstein reports, local fears are growing, and political opposition is heating up.

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Greenland lifts ‘zero tolerance’ uranium mining ban — RT

Warming to foreign investment in the mineral-rich island, Greenland’s parliament has voted to end a 25-year ban on uranium mining to attract buyers like China, the

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Miners Rush in to Find Gold & other Minerals in Greenland

Oct 07, 2020· Small mining operations were carried out in the second half of the 20th century. But, the last of the zinc and lead mines were closed in the 1990s. It appears that the Greenland government is focusing on mining with increased vigor. One of the biggest beneficiaries of the new policy towards mining is the gold mining industry.

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