TOP STORIES: Minelco’s Seqi olivine closes after just 5 years

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

World no.2 producer to close mine; Market loses 2m. tpa capacity; New olivine supplier sought

Swedish minerals group Minelco A/S subsidiary of iron ore producer LKAB Ð has revealed it intends to close its 2m. tpa capacity olivine mine in Seqinnersuusaaq, west Greenland, before the year’s end.

“Based on [evaluations conducted] we have decided to shut down the olivine mine located...

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