Denmark Mining News

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources

Countries have been scrambling to claim territory or, like China, boost their presence in the region.

The 30 countries leading the way in environmental credentials

Many nations around the world have been focussing on improving their environmental practices.

After Tesla debacle, Denmark reconsiders electric car subsidies

Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said the goal is to make the economy greener and less vulnerable to swings in commodities markets.

Mining firms from China to Canada watch as Greenland holds election

China already actively seeking opportunities.

House of Cards' $1.3-million diamond-encrusted bottle of vodka stolen

The Russo-Baltique bottle belongs to Dartz founder Leonard Yankelovich.

Denmark's largest energy firm to ditch coal by 2023

Coal consumption had been cut by 73% since 2006, Dong Energy said, and its power stations would replace the fossil fuel with sustainable biomass.

Germany to resume fracking by 2015 under tougher environmental norms

After a two-year moratorium,, Germany is ready to allow fracking and so reduce the country's dependency on Russian energy.

Greenland to revise polemic mining law

The ruling’s most controversial point is the one that allows miners to potentially bring hundreds of foreign workers into the country.

Denmark to decide whether Greenland can start mining uranium

A majority in the Danish parliament is reportedly ready to allow the extraction and exports of the radioactive element from Greenland, which represents a historical shift in Danish foreign policy, after 30 years of opposition to nuclear power.

Greenland rare earths: PM would welcome 'thousands of Chinese workers'

Autonomous Danish territory is "too reliant" on fisheries and EU subsidies.

Mexico is the most energy secure country – report

Mexico is the most energy secure nation among the world's 25 biggest energy consumers, reported the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a recent study of the largest energy-consuming countries.