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(EH&S) Environmental Health & Safety Research - Arctic Economy

Greenland's Mining Boom Unlocks Services Opportunities

New opportunities are opening up at the frontier of Greenland’s receding ice sheet for firms to provide environmental, construction and engineering services to mining developments. The ice sheet’s melting in recent years has made deposits of rare earth minerals, gold, iron ore, rubies and uranium accessible for the first time. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 17 September 2014

DNV GL’S Arctic Risk Framework Gets The Balance Right

Investment-friendly government policies and resource sector market conditions will encourage a wide variety of firms to invest in the Arctic region as the extent of summer ice continues to shrink. While significant investment in the Arctic region is inevitable, investors could face multiple operational and reputational risks which could impact their Arctic operations and potentially their core business. View Full Details »

Published: 21 May 2014

Ice Rush: Making The Arctic Economy Sustainable

Over the past 30 years, scientists have been measuring the melting and freezing of Arctic sea ice. In September 2012, data show a rapid decline in the extent of sea ice during the summer months compared to previous years. View Full Details »

Published: 26 September 2012