Greenland rare earths projects hang on election outcome

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 28 November 2014

The general election in Greenland follow Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond’s resignation in October and could determine the destiny of rare earths projects in the country, as a victory for the Inuit Ataqatigiit party may see a ban on uranium mining reinstated.

A general election taking place in Greenland today will determine the future of rare earths projects in the country and their potential to enter in production in the near future.

GMEL's Kvanefjield rproject near Narsaq, Greenland, hosts one of the largest rare earths resources in the world (source: David Trood)

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