Keliber applies for environmental permit for Syväjärvi lithium mine
Nordic Mining’s associated company Keliber (22%) has submitted the environmental and water permit application regarding the Syväjärvi lithium mine. The permit application includes the ore and waste rock mining, stockpiling of waste rock, construction of the areas needed for the mining operations and the closure and reclamation of the mine area at the end of the operation. For further information regarding the application please see www.keliber.fi.
Keliber has carried out extensive environmental surveys and assessed the impact of the planned operations on the environment and the local communities. Keliber is following a special consultation process scheme with various authorities enabling the company and the authorities to have a close dialogue during the environmental impact assessment phase and for the preparation of applications.
Keliber will prepare separate environmental permit applications for the Kalavesi concentrator and the Kokkola chemical plant and will submit these to authoritative handling during summer 2018.
For further information, please contact CFO Lars K. Grøndahl, telephone +47-90160941.
Oslo, 26 April 2018
Nordic Mining ASA
Nordic Mining ASA (www.nordicmining.com)
Nordic Mining ASA ("Nordic Mining" or "the Company") is a resource company with focus on high-end industrial minerals and metals in Norway and internationally. The Company's project portfolio is of high international standard and holds a 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. Permits for the project have been granted by the Norwegian government, and a prefeasibility study was completed in October 2017. Nordic Mining's associated company Keliber in Finland is in the process of completing its definitive feasibility study and preparing for production of lithium carbonate. Nordic Mining has rights for exploration and production of high-purity quartz in Kvinnherad in Norway. Further, the Company holds exploration rights at Reinfjord in northern Norway where a prospective area of sulphide mineralisation has been discovered. Nordic Mining is also exploring opportunities related to seabed mineral resources.
Nordic Mining is listed on Oslo Axess with ticker symbol "NOM".