Iceland Mining News

China slashes Sept U.S. scrap copper imports; sends alumina to Iceland, India

From January to September, scrap copper shipments from the United States fell 13.8 percent.

Rio Tinto to restart sale of Icelandic aluminium plant

Rio Tinto is close to restarting a sale process for some of its aluminium assets, including a plant in Iceland.

The 30 countries leading the way in environmental credentials

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

In Iceland, more energy will be used for bitcoin mining than powering homes

Mining bitcoins requires a great deal of computing power which in turn needs a lot of electricity to solve the computational puzzles that reward miners with cryptocurrency. 

Visit the top blockchain and cryptocurrency power hubs of the world (VIDEO)

Jonathan Roth’s short film takes viewers on a tour of some of the world’s key power hubs in the cryptocurrency industry.

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.