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  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two Royal IHC employees were invited by the Dutch government to join its delegation at the 22nd annual International Seabed Authority (ISA) session in Kingston, Jamaica on 12-20 July 2016. Ms Aleyda Ortega IHC Project Leader Sustainability and Mr Jaco van der Hoeven, IHC Specialist Marine Mining, attended for the fifth year as environmental and […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    New work to assess the environmental impacts of wastes from mining operations which have been disposed into the marine environment is set to begin shortly. The work will be undertaken by a dedicated working group, established by the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP). GESAMP, which is a […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Amphibious Excavators Market for Construction, Mining and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2014 – 2020.” According to this report, the global amphibious excavators market accounted for USD 3.19 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach USD 5.66 billion by 2020, growing at […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has just announced launch of the new PC700LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 67.500 kg – 69.500 kg, the PC700LC-11 is EU Stage IV emissions compliant and maintains productivity and transportability of the previous model. Vince Porteous, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe commented: “The PC700LC-11 was designed and manufactured by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Reach Subsea has entered into a firm contract with Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) for the MarMine project, the first project in Norway focused on the resource potential and technological aspects related to seabed minerals and mining. Reach has been tasked to complete a scientific research expedition on the mid-Atlantic ridge north of Jan Mayen, […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A seven-day bauma 2016 show has come to an end, bringing more than 580,000 visitors from 200 countries to Munich, Germany. The show gathered a total of 3,423 exhibitors—1,263 from Germany and 2,160 from abroad—from 58 countries who presented their products, developments and innovations on some 605,000 square meters of exhibition space. Klaus Dittrich, Chairman & CEO […]

  • 13 May 2009

    Thales has won a life-extension contract from the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) in Singapore, for its four Bedok Class mine-countermeasure vessels. Thales will work with ST Electronics Group to provide an advanced, integrated mine-countermeasure (MCM) combat system that includes a mine information system, a hull-mounted sonar, a towed synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) and […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    FinnAust Mining has just announced that Svašek Hydraulics, a consultant in coastal, harbor and river engineering, has been appointed to conduct a Metocean Study at the Pituffik Titanium Project in Greenland. The Metocean Study is being undertaken as part of the ongoing dredge mining studies currently being undertaken by IHC Mining B.V, a wholly owned […]

  • 8 July 2015

    A South Australian Government working group will develop a framework for increased use of gaseous fuels for road, rail, marine and mining transport along with heavy machinery such as mining equipment.

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Mr. Jochen Tilk, President & Chief Executive Officer of Inmet Mining Corporation and Mr. Phil Wright, President & Chief Executive Officer of Lundin Mining Corporation  will be speaking on Monday February 28, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. EST at the BMO Capital Markets 2011 Global Metals & Mining Conference being held in Hollywood, Florida at […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Numerous companies are moving ahead rapidly with plans to mine copper, gold, and other minerals near hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor… (e360) [mappress] Source: e360 ,March 07, 2011;  

  • 21 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Vancouver-based Casino Mining Corporation and Selwyn Chihong Mining have signed a deal with Ferus Natural Gas Fuels for LNG supply to the two companies’ proposed mine projects located in the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC – engaged in construction activities for the specialist maritime sector – attended the African Mining Summit at the Hilton Bomonti Hotel in Istanbul on 25-26 November 2015. The summit was organised by GRV Global Ltd. in partnership with the Turkish government and Taner Yildiz Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. The main aim of […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Coulee Frac Sand, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, recently took delivery of a 10-inch Wolverine Class cutter suction dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. The dredge, which was designed and manufactured at DSC Dredge’s Greenbush, Michigan, facility, is mining sand at the PineCrest Mine on the site of Doc’s Bunkhouse campground, near the town of Merrillan […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Nautilus Minerals informed that Earth Economics has released an independent Environmental and Social Benchmarking Analysis, based on natural capital accounting, on Nautilus’ Solwara 1 project. Solwara 1 is located in the Bismarck Sea of Papua New Guinea and it is anticipated that the proposed Solwara 1 project will begin operations in the first half of 2018 subject to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay. The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Australian-based Deep Sea Mining Campaign has congratulated the Namibian Government’s on its decision to place a moratorium on seabed mining. “The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. “Environmentalists and […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its final Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and ecological resources from proposed large-scale copper and gold mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The report, titled “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska,” concludes that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business developments & projects

    DeepGreen Metals has acquired Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML) from Deep Sea Mining Finance, giving the company exploration rights to a block of Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) of the Pacific Ocean seabed. The acquisition gives company the access to a 74,713 km2 block that contains an inferred resource of 756 million wet tonnes of polymetallic […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Nautilus Minerals’ Production Support Vessel (PSV) was launched today at the Mawei shipyard in China, the company said in its latest release.  The vessel will be used by Nautilus and its partner, Eda Kopa (Solwara) Limited at the Solwara 1 project site, in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea. Mike Johnston, Nautilus’ CEO, said: […]