Olivine Mine

Olivine Mine
At Fiskefjorden, on the west coast of Greenland some 90 km north of Nuuk, SMJ has worked closely with the contractor MT Højgaard as it has established and operated an open pit mine. The undertaking includes all necessary infrastructure around the mine, including a harbour, roads, water and electricity supply, crew camp, administration buildings and logistics.

SMJ’s role
SMJ was responsible for the design and implementation of the entire HVAC system in the mining village, which will accommodate around 50 people. The facilities that support the village include a power plant, telecommunications centre, water supply, sewer system, oil storage, heliport and an incinerator.

Client: Minelco AB
Contract type: Design-build
Cooperation type: Partnering
Duration: 2005-2008
Location: Seqi, Greenland