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Nov 06 2013One-fifth of all known hydrothermal vents are threatened by deep-sea mining Black smoker with tubeworms on the Juan de Fuca Ridge Photo credit NEPTUNE Canada Not all of the hundred vents that currently fall within mining leases will be mined but they represent the beginning of an emergent industry

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Regulating deep sea mining

It gave the ISA the exclusive mandate to manage deep sea mineral resources for the benefit of mankind As a result the deep-sea mining regime in UNCLOS is the most innovative legal regime ever designed by humankind for the equitable and sustainable use of natural resources

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Deep Sea Mining Technologies Equipment and Mineral Targets

- For the purpose of this report deep sea mining is defined as the mining of minerals and metals from sea floor at a depth of more than 500 meters - The report covers the following stakeholders in the global market for deep sea mining - - Core deep sea mining companies (e g Nautilus Minerals and Neptune

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Controversial deep sea mining venture coming to Papua New

A controversial undersea mining venture has gained momentum as the Papua New Guinea government granted a 20-year license for copper and gold mining over 1 5 miles below the ocean surface to become the world's first commercial deep sea mining venture

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What is Deep

Deep seabed mining is the extension of terrestrial and shallow-water mining activities in the deep ocean in the quest for minerals It requires new technologies and approaches and new scientific knowledge most of which have yet to be acquired and developed Learn more about the

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Deep sea mining can support the circular economy

Jun 05 2018Deep sea mining can support the circular economy In the Pacific Ocean Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR) a subsidiary of dredging firm DEME is investigating the extraction of mineral ores on the ocean floor This new technological concept does not exclusively support proponents Susanova requested an explanation from Kris Van Nijen General Manager at GSR

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What Is Deep Sea Mining? (with picture)

Jul 12 2019Deep sea mining is the process of removing valuable materials such as metals and minerals from deposits located at the ocean floor or the floor of other large bodies of waters This method of mining is relatively new as compared to mining on dry land and the environmental impact is a concern among

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Worldwide Deep Sea Mining Market Outlook to 2030 Featuring

Core deep sea mining companies (for example Nautilus Minerals and Neptune Minerals) Companies and institutions (including government bodies) that are not yet active in the deep sea mining market but have applied for licensing and have shown interest in deep sea mining

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Known and potential impacts of deep sea mining and oil and

Deep sea mining management No internationally recognised guidelines for Deep sea mining Given the relatively recent nature of Deep sea mining impacts are poorly understood Standard Environmental Impact Assessments will be appropriate if done robustly but a key step is a requirement for independent peer review funded by applicants but

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Deep sea mining

Deep sea mining is a mineral retrieval process that takes place on the ocean floor Ocean mining sites are usually around large areas of polymetallic nodules or active and extinct hydrothermal vents at 1 400 to 3 700 metres below the ocean's surface The vents create globular or massive sulfide deposits which contain valuable metals such as silver gold copper manganese cobalt and zinc The deposits are

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Free Prior and Informed Consent

FPIC RESOURCES The Deep Sea Mining campaign believes there cannot be a blanket approach to FPIC and that all communities have the right to veto projects from the outset - this means that Indigenous Peoples can reject or say NO a proposed project Given that refusal to engage in consultations constitutes an exercise of their right to

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Hillary Clinton's emails reveal pro deep sea miner move

The 2012 emails from an investor in Florida-based deep sea mining firm Neptune Minerals Inc were forwarded to Clinton by her son-in-law and hedge fund partner Marc Mezvinsky According to AP Clinton sent the request to Thomas Nides a vice chairman at Morgan Stanley who at the time was a deputy secretary of state

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Nautilus Minerals

Nautilus Minerals Inc is the first company to commercially explore the seafloor for massive sulphide systems a potential source of high grade copper gold zinc and silver Nautilus is developing a production system using existing technologies adapted from the offshore oil and gas industry dredging and mining industries to enable the extraction of these high grade Seafloor Massive Sulphide

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Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts

Oct 20 2014Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts And in April after years of false starts a Canadian mining company signed an agreement with the government of Papua New Guinea to mine for copper and gold in its territorial waters That company Nautilus Minerals plans to begin testing its equipment next year in European waters

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Leadership

Mr Smit comes to Neptune Minerals with 20 years of worldwide subsea engineering operations and management experience Prior to joining Neptune Minerals Mr Smit was the Managing Director of IHC Marine and Minerals Projects focused on providing services to the underwater mining

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Sustainable Economic Development and Deep Sea Mining

Ensuring that deep sea mining will have a positive impact on Pacific Island communities requires supporting not only the economic capital upon which sustainable and resilient economies are built but also the social and environmental capital In chapter four Sustainable Economic Development and Deep Sea Mining authors explore the potential benefits and costs of deep sea

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Deep Sea Mining Technologies Equipment and Mineral Targets

Deep Sea Mining Technologies Equipment and Mineral Targets Report Scope For the purpose of this report deep sea mining is defined as a mineral retrieval process (mining) that takes place on the ocean floor Deep sea mining is also alternatively known as ocean floor mining ocean bed mining sea floor mining or seabed mining

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India considering deep sea mining to boost its economy

India is takes steps to engage in deep sea mining and unearth treasures from the sea to boost its economy Ocean floors are scattered with vast beds of black potato-shaped polymetallic nodules comprising copper nickel cobalt manganese iron and rare-earth elements

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Vertical hydraulic transport for deep sea mining

Vertical hydraulic transport for deep sea mining At the bottom of our oceans kilometers below the sea surface large amounts of metal-rich deposits are found For the European Union these deposits are seen more and more as an alternative for terrestrial resources Mining these resources requires excavation of the deposit at the seafloor

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The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019

The international forum for deep sea mining professionals As we move into an era of mining the deep-ocean floor the world's most remote environment mining companies are working on overcoming the perceived challenges and developing island nations are watching with interest

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Deep Sea Mining Equipment Technologies Market Size Report

Core deep sea mining companies (e g Nautilus Minerals and Neptune Minerals) Companies and institutions including government bodies that are not yet active in the deep sea mining market but have applied for a license and have shown interest in deep sea mining

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Global Deep Sea Mining Technologies Equipment and

Core deep sea mining companies (for example Nautilus Minerals and Neptune Minerals) Companies and institutions (including government bodies) that are not yet active in the deep sea mining market but have applied for licensing and have shown interest in deep sea mining

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Global Deep Sea Mining Technologies Equipment and

Core deep sea mining companies (for example Nautilus Minerals and Neptune Minerals) Companies and institutions (including government bodies) that are not yet active in the deep sea mining market but have applied for licensing and have shown interest in deep sea mining

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Clinton intervened for firm after request to son

Dec 09 2015Three days after her Senate appearance Siklas who described himself as a "passive investor" in Neptune emailed Mezvinsky "Hey bud " Siklas wrote telling Mezvinsky that Neptune was pursuing sea-floor massive sulfide (SMS) mining in the South

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Hillary Clinton's emails reveal pro deep sea miner move

The 2012 emails from an investor in Florida-based deep sea mining firm Neptune Minerals Inc were forwarded to Clinton by her son-in-law and hedge fund partner Marc Mezvinsky According to AP Clinton sent the request to Thomas Nides a vice chairman at Morgan Stanley who at the time was a deputy secretary of state

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The unplumbed riches of the deep

Why art exhibitions are returning to domestic settings Two other companies have shown serious interest in seabed mining One is Neptune Minerals an Australian-based company that applied for a mining licence in 2008 for two deposits in about 1 250 metres of

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Deep sea mining exposed

Oct 04 2010Using designs borrowed from the oil and gas trenching and deep water cable-laying industries several companies are close to mining the depths The race to the seabed is being led by two companies Nautilus Minerals with a project off Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Neptune Minerals in the seas off New Zealand

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The future of deep seabed mining

Deep-sea mining is one of the most tightly regulated uses of the ocean It is the only part of the global commons that is administered under an international regime " says Lodge "No state or entity can explore or exploit the seabed except under contract to the ISA agreed to by all 168 members

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Nautilus Minerals

Solwara 1 Resource Nautilus's first mining site Solwara 1 is 30 kilometers off the shore of Papua New Guinea's New Ireland Province The company's Solwara 1 Project is located at 1600 metres water depth in the Bismarck Sea New Ireland Province It will be the world's first deep-sea mining project

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Environmental Features Relevant to Deep

1 1 Deep-Sea Mining Background Information 1 1 1 Deep-Sea Mining/Mineral Resource Overview The deep-sea (oceanic areas greater than 200 m in depth) is a little studied and poorly understood ecosystem (Ramirez-Llodra et al 2011) Despite our lack of knowledge about deep-sea habitats humans are beginning to use these habitats for their natural

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Japan successfully undertakes large

Sep 26 2017Japan successfully undertakes large-scale deep-sea mineral extraction The ministry believes the mined deposit includes an amount of zinc equivalent to Japan's annual consumption The ore deposit also includes gold copper and lead Six ore deposits have been found in the past three years in waters around the island prefecture

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Vertical hydraulic transport for deep sea mining

Vertical hydraulic transport for deep sea mining At the bottom of our oceans kilometers below the sea surface large amounts of metal-rich deposits are found For the European Union these deposits are seen more and more as an alternative for terrestrial resources Mining these resources requires excavation of the deposit at the seafloor

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Controversial deep sea mining venture coming to Papua New

A controversial undersea mining venture has gained momentum as the Papua New Guinea government granted a 20-year license for copper and gold mining over 1 5 miles below the ocean surface to become the world's first commercial deep sea mining venture

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A Medley of Potpourri Deep sea mining

May 27 2018Deep sea mining is a relatively new mineral retrieval process that takes place on the ocean floor Ocean mining sites are usually around large areas of polymetallic nodules or active and extinct hydrothermal vents at 1 400 to 3 700 metres (4 600 to 12 100 ft) below the ocean's surface

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