Greenland Mining News

Agreement gives uranium mining in Greenland a boost

Good news for Greenland Minerals and Energy, which is aiming to develop a massive uranium and REE deposit in southern Greenland.

Did a tough stance on rare earth minerals cost the opposition the Greenlandic election?

Greenland's ruling Siumut party narrowly won Saturday's elections that were called two months ago when its leader, the former premier Aleqa Hammond, was forced to resign amid allegations that she misused public funds.

First ruby and pink sapphire mine coming soon to Greenland

True North Gems expects to start production towards the end of winter of 2015.

Greenland explorer tearing it up after assays

Vancouver-based junior jumps 7% after assays from prospect on 3,600km2 coastal property returns strong copper-nickel-cobalt and platinum group results.

True North Gems secures $11 million finance package for the Aappaluttoq Ruby Project in SW Greenland

Company says the agreement will provide additional resources to transition quickly into the construction phase of the project.

Greenland embraces mining rush, but won’t ‘favour one country alone’ — Prime Minister

Arctic region's vast riches set to attract over $100 billion in investments over the next decade.

VMS Ventures expects full production this spring at its Reed Copper Mine

"This means we are looking for projects"

Greenland iron ore mine gets green light

"New projects in iron ore currently do face funding challenges."

Greenland says yes to uranium mining

Parliament voted Thursday to end a decades-long ban on mining for radioactive materials.

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.

Shares of Greenland explorer on a wild ride after drill results

Punters not sure what to make of North American Nickel's latest find in Greenland kick it 17% higher only to let it fall deep into the red.

Greenland offers exploration homerun potential

Greenland’s becoming the new frontier for those in the mining industry who explore for, find, and develop (to a certain point) the world’s future mines.

Anorthosite has huge three market potential

Rare earths abound in Greenland — one of the last frontiers for resource extraction.

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.

No Dutch disease in Greenland

Greenlanders may reap the possible benefits of an international push to exploit its abundant natural resources.

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

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

Greenland can, but doesn’t want to, be globe’s new top rare earth producer

Greenland’s treasure trove of rare earth metals, the largest deposit outside of China, cannot be mined because the elements are connected to restricted radioactive materials.

French energy chief says Arctic oil is a pipe dream

The head of Paris-based energy giant Total is dismissive of the possibility of oil extraction in the Arctic.

Greenland – The next mining destination

Greenland could become the next global mining frontier, as global warming uncovers precious metals from glacial surroundings, states new research by natural resources experts GlobalData, a UK-based global business intelligence provider.

Meteor crater in Greenland could yield nickel riches

Vancouver junior, North American Nickel (CVE:NAN), said that its Greenland property is the remains of a gigantic, three-billion-year-old meteorite impact, and displays a similar geological formation found in the Sudbury Basin.

Hollywood is looking for Greenland prospectors

Reality show producers, who have made shows about ice road trucking and underground coal mining in Virginia and underwater gold miners that work the waters off Nome, Alaska are now turning their attention to one of mining’s last frontiers.

Greenland Minerals releases initial 242-million tonne mineral resource estimate for the 'Zone 2' uranium-rare earth deposit

Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited ("GMEL" or "the Company") (ASX: GGG.AX - News) is pleased to announce the first mineral resource estimate for the 'Zone 2' multi-element deposit. Zone 2 is the second mineral resource established in the broader project area, following the delineation of a 619 Mt resource at Kvanefjeld (March 2011).

Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited: Kvanefjeld Project-Major Technical Breakthrough: Atmospheric Leaching Extracts 90-95% of Uranium and Heavy Rare Earths

Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited (ASX:GGG) ("GMEL" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an update on metallurgical developments that continue to enhance the Kvanefjeld multi-element project ( uranium rare earth elements, zinc). Kvanefjeld is recognised as one of the world's largest resources of rare earth elements and uranium, and is favourably located near existing infrastructure in southern Greenland. PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2012) -

North American Nickel initiates exploration on its Maniitsoq project, southwest Greenland

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2011) - North American Nickel Inc. ("NAN") (TSX VENTURE:NAN)(OTCBB:WSCRF) (CUSIP: 65704T 108) is pleased to announce that it has commenced a field campaign to evaluate prospective areas within its 4,841 km2exclusive mineral exploration licence. Electromagnetic anomalies, identified from a recent re-interpretation of a 1995 GeoTEM fixed wing survey, along with other areas of interest derived from compilation of previous work and satellite imagery will be ground checked in order to prioritize areas for helicopter borne time domain electromagnetic (TEM) surveying planned for September and October.

BIV: Vancouver miner hunting for precious gems in Arctic

Forget the precious metals market; a British Columbia company is hoping to cash in on rubies and sapphires in Greenland. On Wednesday, Vancouver-based True North Gems Inc. (TSX-V:TGX) reported a favourable pre-feasibility study for its Aappaluttoq ruby and pink sapphire project in the Arctic country.