Maniitsoq


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Maniitsoq

(mänēt`sôk), formerly

Sukkertoppen

(so͝ok`ərtô'pən), town (1996 pop. 3,000), Maniitsoq dist., W Greenland. The town is a fishing center with modern canneries.
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The three municipalities of Nuuk, Sisimiut and Maniitsoq, which have all selected potential locations, support the project, and will take active part in the continued work.
has awarded drill and camp contracts for year s of exploration at its Greenland-based Maniitsoq project.
The aluminium smelter project is being built at Maniitsoq, located in Greenland's western region, with Tasersiaq chosen as the site for the supporting hydro-power plant.
This involved closing a factory in Maniitsoq city and pulling out of a number of unsuccessful environmental investments.
The parliament strongly endorsed Greenland Home Rule government's recommendation that the proposed 340,000 metric ton per year smelter should be sited at Maniitsoq and allocated significant funding to support the joint studies.
Tele-Post will broaden 4G to post-payment subscription clients in Maniitsoq, too.
Discovery of the crater at Maniitsoq has attracted the interest of a Canadian mining firm because asteroids deposit valuable metals such as nickel and platinum.
The crater has been named Maniitsoq after the nearest settlement 40km away.
It also runs 2 molybdenum mines in Norway and the Maniitsoq diamond deposit in the Greenland.
Lokken described how a proposed aluminium smelter, in Maniitsoq on Greenland's south-west coast, will bring in 3,000 workers, swamping a town of 2,800 people, and transforming a natural landscape into an industrial one.
Both companies are highly experienced in exploration operations and Xploration Services has been part of all previous exploration campaigns at Maniitsoq for the Company.
The younger people, they all want Alcoa," says Jens Moiler, head of a community, training project in Maniitsoq.