GREENPEG Kick-off Meeting Norway

The purpose of the GREENPEG Kick-off Meeting Norway is to introduce the 90-million-NOK, EU-supported GREENPEG mineral exploration project and to bring together Norwegian stakeholders and institutions benefitting from GREENPEG activities.

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The project aims to development and upscale cost-effective and environment-friendly mineral exploration methods to identify critical raw material deposits in Europe. Besides, the project will create improved knowledge and acceptance of mineral industry activities among Norwegian and European citizens.

Virtual meeting

As you may already be aware, the Oslo City Council has introduced new measures against the spread of Covid-19. The new measures ban all indoor events, therefore, the GREENPEG kick-off meeting will be done completely in a virtual form via ZOOM.'

Organizer contact

Carla Pueyo Lloret (; +47 22859962)

Axel Müller (; +47 90561134)

Practical information

The ZOOM link will be announced a few days prior to the meeting and sent as an Outlook invite. Lectures can be given in English (preferred) as well as in Norwegian.
At the opening of the meeting, we will establish a certain discipline to ensure good dialogue and efficiency in the discussion sessions.



09:00 - 09:05

Carla Pueyo Lloret, Natural History Museum of Oslo, GREENPEG manager


09:05 - 09:10

Jan Lifjeld, Director of the Natural History Museum of Oslo


09:10 - 09:30

Axel Müller, Natural History Museum Oslo, GREENPEG coordinator

Exploration "Made in Europe“ – Aims of the Horizon2020 GREENPEG Project and the benefits for the Norwegian exploration and mining industry

09:30 - 09:50

Marco Brönner, Geological Survey of Norway (NGU), GREENPEG partner

The role and activities of the Geological Survey of Norway in GREENPEG

09:50 - 10:10

Henrik Schiellerup, NGU

Public geoscience in Norway and the mapping of critical raw materials

10:10 - 10:30


10:30 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 11:00

Ola Overby, Representative of the Direktoratet for Mineralforvaltning (DMF)

DMF’s role and responsibility with focus on the Norwegian Mineral Law and the applying exploration and mining rights

11:00 - 11:20

Anita Helene Hall, Norsk Bergindustri

Road map for increasing societal acceptance of exploration and mining activities in Norway

11:20 – 11:40

Trond Brenden-Veisal, Elkem

Raw material projects in Norway

11:40 – 12:00


12:00 – 13:00


13:00 – 13:20

Ole Torstensen, Fylkesgeolog Nordland

Mineral industry activities in Nordland

13:20 – 13:40

Thomas Guillaume, The Quartz Corp

The Norwegian success history of raw material mining and processing

13:40 – 14:00

Ivar Fossum, Nordic Mining

Raw material projects in Scandinavia

14:00 – 14:20

Mikkola Perttu, Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)

Recent and near future activities of Geological Survey of Finland in respect to Li-Cs-Ta pegmatites

14:20 – 14:40

Sven Dahlgren, Fylkesgeolog Vestfold og Telemark

Critical minerals – one part to achieve the Green Shift

14:40 – 15:00

Final discussion and outlook


End of Meeting


Publisert 9. nov. 2020 12:18 - Sist endret 11. apr. 2022 14:43