The Danish Royal Court has announced Crown Prince Frederik will travel to Canada in early March to lead a Danish-Greenland delegation at one of the world’s leading mining conferences in Toronto.

Crown Princen Frederik. Photo: Steen Evald, Kongehuset ©

The international trade fair for mining, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) will be held from 3 to 6 March 2019.

More than 1,000 companies and 26,000 participants are expected to attend.

Crown Prince Frederik will open the Danish-Greenlandic stand when the trade fair opens and meet with representatives from various Danish and Greenlandic companies.

Denmark’s Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lillehold, Greenland’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Labour Erik Jensen , the Confederation of Danish Industry, the Greenland Business Association, along with more than 30 companies will accompany Crown Prince Frederik.

They will participate in a business promotional campaign aimed at investment and business development in Greenland.

On the second day, Crown Prince Frederik will open and give a speech at the ‘Greenland Day’ event, focusing on the country’s extraordinary geological and mineral potential.

Afterwards, the Crown Prince will open the ‘Open Architecture Exhibition’ and focus on innovative solutions for urban development and architecture.

The visit finishes with an official reception.

More details about Crown Prince Frederick’s visit will be announced later in February.

Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada originally began in 1932 when a mining engineer, Walter Segsworth, called a meeting at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto, to fight a proposed Engineers Bill put forward by the Ontario Government. A mining engineer would be required to sign the report after prospectors filled out a work assessment. The bill was never passed.

Their mission is to promote a globally responsible, vibrant and sustainable minerals industry.

The annual PDAC Convention is the world’s premier international event and ahas attracted over 25,000 people from 135 countries.

The PDAC now has over 8,000 members worldwide, including individuals and companies.

Visit their website: https://pdac.com

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