Iron sands mining hearing: a quick glance at the concerns The New Zealand Herald March 14, 2014 Jamie Morton Thousands of submissions have been made against a company’s application to mine an area of Taranaki seabed. Jamie Morton looked at who is worried about what. Fishi
Deep-sea mining projects land in hot water New Scientist Feb 19, 2014 Michael Slezak Deep-sea mining is floundering. The leading company in the race to mine the ocean floor has fallen out with its host government, while other projects have been delayed until the environmental e
World Ocean Radio World Ocean Observatory February 2014 The world’s first open cut deep water mining operation in pursuit of silver, gold, and copper on the ocean floor has been granted license by the New Guinea government–a multimillion dollar project with potential for g
via Papua New Guinea Mine Watch February 21, 2014 The Lutheran youths of Papua new guinea have come out congratulating Prime Minister Peter o’Neill and the government for its stand on experimental seabed mining in the country.
Seabed mining hearing in March The Taranaki Daily News Online Laird Harper Feb 24 2014 A landmark seabed mining hearing set down for next month could finally draw a line in the sand over the controversial practice. Trans Tasman Resources (TTR) will face off against thousands of
Objections to mining plan pour in The New Zealand Herald By Jamie Morton Feb 19, 2014 Many of the nearly 4700 objecting to Taranaki offshore iron-sand exploitation also want to speak at hearings. A controversial bid to mine an area of seabed off the North Island’s west co