Shipping SeqiOlivine

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Friday, 22 May 2009

MINERALS ON THE MOVE: Since establishing the greenfield Seqi site in 2005, Minelco has emerged as one of the world’s select few olivine producers. Here IM examines Minelco’s navigation to markets through the untamed landscape of Greenland by Jessica Roberts, Assistant Editor

Swedish minerals group Minelco AS, part of LKAB, acquired 100% of the mining rights to the Seqi Olivine deposit, located in Seqinnersuusaaq, Fiskefjord, west Greenland, in June 2005, and wasted no time in preparing the site for mining. Drilling machines, track excavators, and crushing equipment were all transported by sea...

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