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Advancing technology signals imminent opening of undersea mineral treasure chest

By: Henry Lazenby     29th August 2017 In a new era of ever-advancing technology and increased legal certainty, ocean floor mining is set to take off in the next decade as several juniors jostle to be first to exploit the wealth hidden on the deep ocean floor. DeepGreen Resources chief development officer Anthony O’Sullivan believes... 

Nautilus lifts Central Pacific underwater resource by 67%

By: Henry Lazenby     27th May 2016 Marine mining pioneer Nautilus Minerals this week reported an upgraded and improved mineral resource at its Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCZ) project in the Central Pacific, which it held through its 100%-owned subsidiary Tonga Offshore Mining.  Toronto-based Nautilus advised on Thursday... 

NGOs, scientists calling for halt to deep-sea mining

By: Anine Kilian     14th August 2015 Nongovernment organisations (NGOs) and scientists are calling on the International Seabed Authority (ISA) to halt issuing further exploration licences and to establish a moratorium on deep-sea mining, NGO Deep Sea Mining Campaign coordinater Dr Helen Rosenbaum says. “We, along with over 650 000... 

SA Mining industry in the spotlight at Electra Mining Africa

9th April 2014 The South African Mining industry employs over half a million people, is the biggest earner of foreign exchange in the country, and contributes about R20-billion directly to tax revenue. Mining also makes a far larger contribution - as a buyer of goods and services and as a supplier of inputs to... 

Copperbelt mining exhibition to take place in 2014

By: Zandile Mavuso     6th December 2013 The dynamic growth and recent accessibility of the Copperbelt region, in Central Africa, means there is a new business development opportunity for businesses servicing the mining sector. Recognised as a politically and economically stable country, Zambia continues to drive forward its economic... 


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