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IAEA head visits planned Greenland mine

Uranium and Fuel

15 May 2017

Amano in Greenland - 48Authorities in Greenland have carried out robust safety and security preparatory work for a possible rare earth and uranium mine, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Yukiya Amano noted during a visit to the country.

Denmark and Greenland confirm uranium agreements

Uranium and Fuel

02 February 2016

The governments of Denmark and Greenland have confirmed the signing of a series of agreements last month setting the framework for future cooperation on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium.

Success for Kvanefjeld refinery pilot plant

Uranium and Fuel

25 September 2015

Kvanefjeld_refinery_pilot_plant_(GMEL)_48The first phase of a refinery pilot plant to extract uranium and rare earth metals from the Kvanefjeld deposit in Greenland has met or exceeded its targets during a 250-hour test run.

Greenland ice sheet project contributes to repository safety

Waste and Recycling

08 September 2016

GAP_researcher_(NWMO)_48Newly published findings from a five-year international project to study conditions at the surface and below the Greenland Ice Sheet will be used in evaluations of the future safety of deep geological repositories over time frames of up to a million years.

Denmark and Greenland reach uranium export agreement

Uranium and Fuel

20 January 2016

An agreement has been reached between Denmark and Greenland on how they will cooperate on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium from Greenland.

Greenland feasibility study complete

Uranium and Fuel

26 May 2015

Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd (GMEL) has completed a feasibility study for the Kvanefjeld uranium and rare earths project and plans to start the permitting process by the end of 2015.