Norway too much? The environmental risks of mining sector growth
Published: Friday, 11 August 2017
Scandinavia is a significant exporter of industrial minerals, but opportunities for growth in supplying raw materials for new technologies are forcing countries like Norway to take notice of their environmental obligations, Sarah Gibbons, IM Correspondent, finds.
Norway has long been an important supplier of minerals to
Europe, but the country is coming under increasing pressure to
balance its ambitions for mining sector growth against
In 2013, the Norwegian ministry of trade and industry
produced a "Strategy for the Mineral Industry", which sought to