Search results for: ¡VAMOS!

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  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ¡VAMOS! partners, together with Advisory Board members and interested external parties, were present at the ¡VAMOS! technology Demonstration Day, on October 24, at the Magcobar flooded mine pit, in Silvermines, Ireland. In total 85 visitors participated in the field demonstration to raise awareness of the innovative technology with stakeholders and local communities. The ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project underwater mining prototype are now complete. According to the project site, with assembly now being complete and gantry attached, the ¡VAMOS! deployment module is now ready for testing. Working together, the ¡VAMOS! project partners INESC, BMT, SMD, Damen, Fugro, and ZfT will over the next […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    ¡VAMOS! project partners together with advisory board members and interested external parties – such as geologists and researchers from companies and institutions – were present at the ¡VAMOS! technology Demonstration Day, at the Magcobar flooded mine pit, in Silvermines, Ireland. In total 85 visitors participated in the field demonstration to raise awareness of the innovative […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months, the ¡VAMOS! Consortium has reached the ‘design freeze’ stage of the prototypes to be built. ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, is a 42-month research and development project launched to enable the opening and rehabilitation of underexploited European mineral deposits, using a safe, clean and low visibility method. The project is […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Research & Development

    ¡VAMOS! consortium has held a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29 visitors were divided up in small groups and guided around the premises by representatives of SMD, Damen Dredging Equipment and INESC TEC, who have been working on the various project components. Following the tour around […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, has passed a major milestone with the successful delivery of conceptual design plans of the prototype and all associated equipment, Damen Shipyards Group informed today. This work was carried out in Work Package 2 (WP2), which also designed the system’s architecture and its functional specifications. Funded by the […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Viable Alternative Mining Operating System (¡VAMOS!), a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, has passed a major milestone with the successful delivery of conceptual design plans of the prototype and all associated equipment. This work was carried out in Work Package 2 (WP2), which also designed the system’s […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    SMD have now completed their first deliverable for the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project. The consortium made up of 17 project partners, is now progressing to deliver a number of spec documents as well as a project manual. ¡VAMOS! is a 42-month research & development project, which was launched in March this year […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! consortium, Advisory Board Members, and interested external parties were invited for a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals Ltd. test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29 visitors were divided up in small groups and guided around the premises by representatives of SMD […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Equipment

    Trelleborg has supplied specialty mining hoses to Viable Alternative Mine Operating System (¡VAMOS!), a 42-month research and development project designed to foster the exploitation and rehabilitation of under exploited and abandoned European deposits of mineral resources. Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program, the €12.6 million ¡VAMOS! project aims to design and build a robotic, […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of the Horizon 2020 program, a new 42 month Research & Development Project, has been launched to help provide an opportunity to tap into the wealth of unexploited European mineral resources. The estimated cost of the Project is approximately €12.6 million. The aim of the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project is […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully completed first stage testing in a pioneering project which is set to uncover valuable European mineral resources. SMD is technical lead on the ¡VAMOS! (viable alternative mine operating system) project, a 42-month international research and development venture, which is part-funded by the European Union’s Horizon […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Research & Development

    After 18 months the ¡VAMOS! Consortium has reached the “design freeze” stage of the prototypes to be built, Damen Shipyards Group informed. ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, is a 42-month research and development project launched to enable the opening and rehabilitation of underexploited European mineral deposits. The project is funded by the European Union’s […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Horizon 2020 programme, a new 42 month Research & Development project, has been launched to help provide an opportunity to tap into the wealth of unexploited European mineral resources. The estimated cost of the project is approximately 12.6 million Euros. The aim of the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    UK-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has completed first stage testing in a pioneering project which is set to uncover valuable European mineral resources. SMD is technical lead on the VAMOS (viable alternative mine operating system) project, a 42-month international research and development venture, which is part-funded by the European Union’s Horizon […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has supplied specialty mining hoses to ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System), a 42-month research and development project designed to foster the exploitation and rehabilitation of under exploited and abandoned European deposits of mineral resources. With Europe’s more accessible mineral deposits largely depleted, deeper-lying resources remain submerged in mines abandoned after flooding […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation of the European Commission (EC) from DG RTD and DG GROW yesterday visited the Dutch Maritime Technology sector. The sector demonstrated the importance of Research, Development & Innovation for its global competitiveness and underlined the importance of the financial support from the EU H2020 Research & Innovation Program. The visit was a combined […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has officially launched a new range of non-radioactive density meters – the CombiMeter.  On board dredgers, continuous control of the dredging efficiency is of vital importance. This is done by density measurement – continuously checking of the throughput in the dredge pipe. For several decades this measurement had to be done using a nuclear […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    FAR Limited has selected its final well location for the upcoming Samo-1 well in its Gambian exploration program.

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ new Vado Gateway terminal received its first commercial service on February 11.

  • 23 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

    FAR Limited has started drilling the Samo-1 exploration well in block A2, offshore The Gambia.

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch container terminal operator APM Terminals has partnered up with COSCO Shipping Ports and Qingdao Port International Development to operate the existing Vado Reefer Terminal and the new deep-water container terminal under construction in Vado, Italy, opening in 2018. The terminal operator finalized an agreement with China COSCO Shipping Ports for the sale of a minority share in a new joint venture created […]