Canada’s True North Gems gets mining licence from Greenland

Greenland has issued a 30-year mining licence to a Vancouver firm for the commercial extraction of rubies and pink sapphires from a deposit located about 120 kilometres south of Nuuk.True North Gems, which has explored the site since 2004, said March 3 the licence will allow them to transform themselves from an exploration firm into a producer of valuable gem stones for a global market.


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