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Marin Teknikk

Marin Teknikk to Design Second Mining Vessel for Debmarine Namibia

SUBSEA WORLD NEWS | 20 November 2017 "The vessel will follow the MT6022 SS Nujoma delivered in 2016 to Debmarine Namibia. The new seabed mining vessel,...
diamond producer

Canadian diamond producer to resume mining off Namibian coast

VALENTINA RUIZ LEOTAUD on MINING.COM | 20 November 2017 "Vancouver-based Diamond Fields International (TSXV:DFI) announced that it is set to resume its mining activities off...
Tesla

Tesla truck supercharges hopes for boom in battery metals demand

BLOOMBERG via MINING WEEKLY | 19 November 2017 "Tesla’s plans to roll out an all-electric big rig have given a fresh jolt to the outlook...
Cooks legislation

Lack of environmental safeguards highlighted in Cooks legislation

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 17 November 2017 "The Pacific Network on Globalisation says claims environmental costs would stop seabed mining in the Cook Islands would...
deep sea mining in Papua New Guinea

Out of our depth: deep sea mining in Papua New Guinea – episode 1

GEM ROMULD, TEISHAN AHEARNE, COREY GREEN, EMMA CRUNCH & KERRI-LEE HARDING on 3CR COMMUNITY RADIO | 16 November 2017 "It’s a race to the bottom...
ISA 24th Session Information Technology Assistant

ISA Secretary-General Talks Deep Seabed Mining at Ocean Board Meeting

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 16 November 2017 JAMAICA, Kingston - -  The Authority has done a good job over its 24 years of existence of...
submarine canyon

Bangladeshi Researchers to launch submarine canyon expedition

DHAKA TRIBUNE | 16 November 2017 "Isabela Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Bangladesh, will conduct an expedition into the Swatch of No-Ground in the...
copper smelters

China’s copper smelters insist no concentrate deficit after surprise Shanghai meeting

REUTERS on MINING WEEKLY | 15 November 2017 "China's top copper smelters held an unscheduled meeting in Shanghai on Tuesday to reaffirm their position that...
Solomon Islands

Can the Solomon Islands’ Gold Ridge Mine serve as a new model for resource...

CATHERINE WILSON on MONGABAY | 15 November 2017 After 17 years of foreign ownership and a checkered environmental history, the Solomon Islands’ Gold Ridge...
cobalt from Congo

Apple leads way in tracing cobalt from Congo, Microsoft lags – Amnesty

REUTERS on MINING WEEKLY | 15 November 2017 "Apple is leading the way in tracing cobalt used in its electronics to ensure the metal has...

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Secretary General Award for Excellence in Deep Sea Research

Secretary-General Award for Excellence in Deep Sea Research

The International Seabed Authority is mandated to promote and encourage the conduct of marine scientific research in the Area and to coordinate and disseminate...
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Unless we regain our historic awe of the deep ocean, it will be plundered

Laurence Publicover, University of Bristol and Katharine Hendry, University of Bristol In the memorable second instalment of Blue Planet II, we are offered glimpses of...
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Japan First to Test-Mine Hydrothermal Deposit

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) confirmed in late September that an...