Nordic Mining has submitted an application to the Environment Agency for substitution of chemicals used in the ore processing for the Engebø rutile and garnet project. The planned consumption is a 99% reduction compared with the granted chemicals in the environmental permit of 2015.
Process test work has proved that rutile processing can be optimized with reduced use of chemicals to reach required product quality. The consumption of chemicals has been reduced from 1,972 tonnes per annum involving 6 chemicals, to 3 chemicals totaling 9 tonnes per annum.
The chemicals have been tested and assessed and the conclusion is that there is low environmental risk associated with the planned use.
About Nordic Mining ASA
Nordic Mining ASA is a resource company with focus on high-end industrial minerals and metals. The Company's project portfolio is of high international standard and holds significant economic potential. The Company's assets are in the Nordic region.
Nordic Mining is undertaking a large-scale project development at Engebø on the west coast of Norway where the Company has rights and permits to a substantial eclogite deposit with rutile and garnet. Nordic Mining also holds 16.3% of the shares in Keliber Oy, which is developing a lithium project in Finland to become the first European producer of battery grade lithium hydroxide.
In addition, Nordic Mining holds interests in other initiatives at various stages of development. This includes patented rights for a new technology for production of alumina and exploration of seabed minerals.
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