deep sea mining

Friday, January 27, 2023

Norway Finds ‘Substantial’ Mineral Resources on its Seabed

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – A Norwegian study has found a “substantial” amount metals and minerals ranging from

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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Renewable Energy vs Ocean Life – The Deep Sea Mining Dilemma

by Scott Shackelford, (Indiana University) As companies race to expand renewable energy and the batteries to store it, finding sufficient amounts of rare earth

January 18, 2023
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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Australian Mining Magnate Calls For Deep Sea Mining Ban

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Fortescue Metals executive chairman Andrew Forrest on Tuesday said his charitable foundation is in favour of a pause

November 8, 2022
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Monday, November 7, 2022

More Governments Are Turning Against the Deep Sea Mining Rush

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) — As world leaders gather at the United Nations climate summit in Egypt this week, another international meeting is

November 7, 2022
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

New Polymetallic Nodules Collection System Tested Key Region of the Pacific Ocean

NASDAQ-listed The Metals Company (THC) says it has successfully collected polymetallic nodules from the seafloor of the Pacific Ocean as part of a trial of a

October 12, 2022
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Monday, July 18, 2022
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Decarbonization Threatens To Strip-Mine Ocean Seabeds

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) As battery makers scramble to procure cobalt, nickel, and other metals to meet rising consumer demand for electric cars, governmental

July 18, 2022
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Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Subsea Mining SPAC’s Rush For Underwater Metals Comes With Deep Risks

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –A seabed mining startup, DeepGreen Metals (NYSE SPAC Listing $SOAC) has successfully sold itself to investors as a

June 23, 2021
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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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Mining Robot Stranded on Ocean Floor in Deep-sea Mining Trial

April 28 (Reuters) – A seabed mining robot being tested on the Pacific Ocean floor at a depth of more than 4 km (13,000 ft) has become detached, the

April 28, 2021
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Allseas-Backed EV Battery Developer DeepGreen to Go Public via $2.9 Billion SPAC Deal

March 4 (Reuters) – DeepGreen Metals, an EV battery metals maker, said on Thursday that it will be acquired by blank-check firm Sustainable Opportunities

March 4, 2021
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Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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Norway Eyes Sea Change in Deep Dive for Metals Instead of Oil

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Norway’s oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world’s wealthiest countries but its

January 12, 2021
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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China Leads Countries Plumbing the Ocean Depths for Metallic Rocks

By Barbara Lewis LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – China, the leading holder of international deep sea exploration licences, has increased its lead in the race

November 14, 2018
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Friday, April 27, 2018

Maersk Supply Service AHTS Embarks on Deep Sea Mining Study in Pacific

A Maersk Supply Service AHTS has departed San Diego on its first deep sea mineral study in the ultra-deep waters of the Pacific Ocean. The departure marks

April 27, 2018
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Friday, March 30, 2018

First Deep Sea Mining Production Vessel Launched in China

Toronto-based Nautilus Minerals Inc. has announced that its newbuild deep sea mining production support vessel has been launched at the Mawei shipyard in

March 30, 2018
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Monday, August 15, 2016

Mining the Ocean Floor: Good Idea?

By Adam Minter (Bloomberg) While commodities traders still work their way out of a historic slump, Japan is looking ahead to the next boom. According to

August 15, 2016
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Friday, August 12, 2016

Japan Dives Deep Offshore In Search For Ocean Metal

by Masumi Suga Ichiro Suzuki (Bloomberg) As deep as 1,600 meters (5,250 feet) under water and 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) from Tokyo, work has begun on the

August 12, 2016
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Keppel Unit Wins Seabed Exploration Contract in Search of Mineral Resources

A unit of Keppel Corp. has signed a 15-year seabed exploration contract in its search for rare minerals on the seabed of the Pacific

June 16, 2015
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