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Greenland – the center of the Arctic, a great place to do business in and from

New ACRM publication about the business environment in Greenland. Doing business in Greenland involves not only profit but also the people and the planet. Climate change will disrupt local communities’ way of life, but new sea routes will also open unprecedented new opportunities. here, sustainable development is the key to unlocking some of the challenges in […]


PDAC 2018: Greenland Day presentations

Here you can find the presenations and videos from PDAC 2018 Greenland Day. Session 1.1. – Anna Varga Vass Session 1.2. – Julie Hollis MMR Session 1.3. – Bjorn Henning Heincke GEUS Session 1.3. – Video basemap GEUS Session 1.3. – Video Individual Surveys Session 1.4. – Helene Heide-Jørgensen MMR Session 1.5 – Diogo Rosa […]

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Business Opportunities in Greenland 2018

Evaluation Infrastructure Mining

This report takes its departure in the Arctic mineral extraction industry and highlights the current prospects and developments in one arctic state: Greenland. It showcases some key facts about Greenland’s administration and legislation as well as operational insights. But most importantly, it gives you an extract of the main investment opportunities found in Greenland’s mineral […]

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Arctic Business Analysis: PPPs and Business Cooperation

Consulting Evaluation

In 2016, the Nordic Cooperation Ministers decided to put more emphasis on economic development in the Arctic within the Arctic Cooperation Program of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The Nordic Council of Ministers partnered up with the Arctic Economic Council in carrying out an Arctic Business Analysis. The aim was to qualify knowledge on the […]

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Greenland Business – investment and development in the Arctic region


Publication by Greenland Business Association and Up Front Greenland. Read the publication here   Headlines Tele-post, necessary investments in a new digital era Air Greenland, Making Greenland accessible Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq, Project prepares Nuuk for future  

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GEUS: Review of potential resources for critical minerals in Greenland

Investigation Mining

Some raw materials are of crucial importance to the society and at the same time the supply-chain is threatened; such raw materials are defined as critical raw materials. Supply risk is in many cases related to monopolism in the up-stream part of the supply chain. It is on this background that this review of the […]


PDAC 2017 – Greenland Day presentations


Please find the Greenland Day presentations from the PDAC 2017 delegation. 1 Greenland Day Opening – Brian Buus Pedersen and Mute B. Egede Session 1.1 – Henrik Stendal, Department of Geology – Greenland mineral exploration Session 1.2 – Christian Jervelund, Copenhagen Economics – State of the Greenland Economy Session 1.3 – Ken Green, Fraser Institute, […]


Business Opportunities in Greenland

Key facts about Greenland’s administration and legislation as well as operational insights.


News Update Ultimo September


Nyhedsoversigt ultimo september 2016 POLITIKEN: Kina kan købe kontrol med Grønlands uran: »Det vil blive lagt mærke til i USA« Danmark risikerer ifølge flere eksperter at komme i en storpolitisk klemme om Grønlands råstoffer. Det er normalt altid dejligt, når nogen vil købe det, man sælger. Men Grønland har fundet en mulig køber til sine […]

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Satellites and drones in the Arctic

Investigation Uncategorised

Satellite and drone systems can be an aid in a rough area like the Arctic to ensure adequate communication and oversight. This report draws a number of examples on how satellites and drones can contribute to economic and social development.

Sitting on Gold Thumnbail

Report: Sitting on Gold

Investigation Prospecting

A report on the use of informally acquired skills in Greenland.

Mining Financing

Report: Mining Financing – Exploration & Development: Survival of the Fittest

Financing Mining

This report adress the various approaches to mining financing.

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Prioritization of Infrastructure Needs in the U.S. Arctic

Construction Evaluation Investigation Mining Oil & Gas Operational Support Prospecting

This report address Arctic infrastructure gaps by identifying needs considered to be critical requirements for a safe and secure U.S. Arctic Marine Transportation.

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Evaluation Investigation Mining Prospecting

It is with great pleasure that the Arctic Cluster of Raw Materials can present the first ever Greenland Benchmarking Report.


Mining in the Nordic Countries: A comparative review of legislation and taxation 2015

Evaluation Investigation Mining Prospecting

The last few years have seen a lot of activity within the Nordic mining industry. New mines have opened, but there have also been cases of bankruptcies. Heightened activity has in turn led to discussions on the role of legislation and taxation in ensuring that mining contributes to sustainable development. Written by Petter Hojem, Nordic […]


Report: Getting the Deal Through – Mining in Greenland 2015

Evaluation Investigation Mining Prospecting

“Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2015  –  framework for mining activities in Greenland”. Author: Peter Schriver, Nuna Law Firm Download the report here: M2015 Greenland Accreditation: “Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. For further information please visit” or read more here

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Uddannelses- og kompetenceopbygning til råstofudvinding i Grønland

Operational Support Uncategorised

Akademiet for de Tekniske Videnskaber har udarbejdet en anbefalingsrapport om kompetenceopbygning til råstofudvinding i Grønland. Rapportens formål er at afdække behovet for uddannelses- og kompetenceopbygning indenfor de tekniske uddannelser og pege på indsatsområder, der kan sikre grønlandsk udbytte af råstofudvinding. Publiceret juni 2015. Hent rapporten her: ATV_Grønlandsrapport2015 (5 mb)


Summary: Takeaways from PDAC 2015 seminars + investors recommendations


This is the key takeaways from PDAC 2015 including short summaries from the seminars and investors recommendations. Please read here: Key Takeaways from PDAC

Niras rapport

Rapport: Potentialer og barrierer for Rigsfællesskabet

Evaluation Investigation Prospecting

Niras rapport til Søfartrsstyrelsen om maritime ehvervsmuligheder.

To The Benefit of Greenland

Report: To the Benefit of Greenland

Construction Evaluation Investigation Mining Oil & Gas Prospecting

University of Copenhagen’s report on the use of natural resources in Greenland.

Statistics Greenland

Report: Greenland by the numbers


Statistics Greenland’s extensive report on country.

Global Benchmark Report

Report: Global Benchmark Report 2013

Evaluation Investigation

Confederation of Danish Industry’s global benchmark report for 2013.

Mining and sustainable economic growth

Report: Mining and Sustainable Economic Growth

Investigation Mining

The Employers’ Association of Greenland’s report on what the country can do to ensure that the coming investments in the mining industry will be translated into sustainable development, in the form of permanent economic growth and prosperity in Greenland. Read the Report here

Olie og mineral strategi 2018

Grønlands olie- og mineralstategi 2014 – 2018 (in Danish)

Investigation Oil & Gas Prospecting

Naalakkersuisuts rapport om råstofområdet

Setting up business in Greenland

Report: Setting Up Business in Greenland

Investigation Prospecting

A guide to establishing business in Greenland prepared by the Ministry of Industry, Labour and Mineral Recourses in cooperation with NIRAS Greenland A/S. Read the report here

BMP Guidelines

Report: BMP Guidelines


Guidelines for preparing an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report.


Råstofredegørelsen 2013 (in Danish)

Evaluation Mining Oil & Gas

Statusopgørelse over, hvad der er sket på mineral- og olieområdet i 2012

Project management

Project Management in Greenlandic Mining Projects


DTC lecture on project management in mining (in Danish).

Sustainable Mining

Sustainable Mining in Greenland


DTU lecture on sustainable mining in Greenland.

Safety in Mining

Safety and Risk Management

Closing the mine Evaluation Mining

Safety and risk management, from DTU (in Danish).


Report: SIA guidelines for mining in Greenland

Evaluation Mining Oil & Gas

Guidelines for Social Impact Assessment for Mineral projects in Greenland


Report: Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies

Closing the mine Mining Oil & Gas Prospecting

Survey of approx. 4,100 exploration, development, and other mining-related companies around the world.


Useful Links

Construction Event Investigation Mining Prospecting

Useful links on business in Greenland


Report: London Mining Isua Project Social Impact Assessment

Mining Oil & Gas

Regarding business opportunities, ACRM has noted pages xvii, 107, 116 and 118.


Report: Cutting the Deal Through – Mining 2014

Evaluation Mining Prospecting

Greenland legal framework for mining activities.


Current Licenses in Greenland

Closing the mine Construction Mining

List updated by Greenland Bureau of Minerals & Petroleum


Report: The Greenland Gold Rush

Construction Evaluation Mining

A resource for those engaged in ongoing debates about the strategic implications of Greenland’s efforts to mine.


Råstofaktiviteter i Grønland (in Danish)

Closing the mine Evaluation Mining Oil & Gas

Introduktion til efterforskning, udnyttelse og følger i en sårbar natur og et samfund i forvandling.


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