Greenland Minerals & Energy has discovered a ‘major’ but ‘inferred’* deposit of uranium of over 85,000 tonnes in the south of the country.
If the company were to bring all the ore to the surface and process it for use without any significant wastage, the world’s nuclear reactors would use 75 per cent of it in just one year according to uranium usage figures from the World Nuclear Association.
* Inferred, adjective. Conveyed indirectly without words or speech: implicit, implied, tacit, understood, unsaid, unspoken, unuttered, wordless. Idioms: taken for granted. Read more >