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  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) has continued to develop future plans following the refusal of its Marine Consent application. As previously announced, CRP has no intention of abandoning its Chatham Rise phosphate project and is continuing to develop strategies for progressing the project. Of critical importance to this is preserving its experienced and highly specialized executive […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today launched its application to the Environmental Protection Authority for a marine consent to extract rock phosphate nodules from the seabed on the Chatham Rise, 450 km from New Zealand. CRP, a New Zealand NZAX listed company, has spent four years and nearly $30 million to research its proposals to mine 1.5 […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to mine phosphate from the offshore ocean floor of the Chatham Rise are a step closer with the signing of a US$1.2 million seismic …   By Pattrick Smellie (business.scoop) [mappress] Source: business.scoop, December 9, 2011;

  • 24 January 2011

    Widespread Energy Ltd said Belgian dredging company Jan de Nul will undertake a mining concept study of the Chatham Rise rock phosphate … (nbr) [mappress] Source: nbr, January 24, 2011

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is now working on the next stage of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s undersea project, following successful meetings in the Netherlands. Representatives from the two companies have just concluded a number of meetings in Papendrecht, the Netherlands with Boskalis making it clear it wishes to proceed to the next stage of […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Alarm bells should be ringing in light of the hard questions asked by Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s mining application. “EPA is rightly asking the hard questions of CRP, showing that CRPs application is so loose that it puts the marine environment, and consequently the health of New Zealand fisheries, at huge […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s proposal for seabed mining on the Chatham Rise involves very limited environmental risks in a small area, counsel James Winchester told the Environmental Protection Authority today. In his closing submission he said this is a good project that has demonstrated it is worthy of consent under the EEZ Act’s framework. “It will […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis, one of the world’s biggest dredging companies, defended its track record in making the case for a proposed phosphate mining project on the Chatham Rise, and is confident the measures it would take to protect the environment would aid recolonization of the area by marine life. The Rotterdam, Netherlands-based company is the proposed […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today congratulated Namibian Marine Phosphate on news it has received a mining licence from that country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. “It’s an exciting global milestone for the industry,” CRP chief executive Chris Castle said. “We hope to be in a similar position within a few months.” NMP is now waiting to […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been exclusively selected by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) to undertake the detailed design of its offshore rock phosphate nodule project at Chatham Rise. Boskalis was selected following a full review of three scoping studies submitted by global dredging contractors. Chatham Rise is located 450 km east of Christchurch […]

  • 3 June 2011

      Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) has selected one of the worlds largest integrated dredging companies, Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) to undertake the detailed design of their rock phosphate nodule project at the Chatham Rise, subsequent to a complete review of scoping studies delivered by four of the world’s largest dredging companies ( Boskalis, IHC […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd (CRP) had a loss of $1.4 million for the year ended 31 March 2013, reflecting the heightened activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has achieved another major milestone by completing and filing evidence from 31 expert witnesses and answers to 62 queries from the Environmental Protection Authority. CRP has applied for a marine consent to mine rock phosphate from an area of the seabed on the Chatham Rise, in the Pacific Ocean 450 km from […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals announced that CRP has been granted a mining permit in respect of its phosphate project on the Chatham Rise. The permit is the first granted under the amended Crown Minerals Act which came into force on 25 May this year. The approval of a Mining Permit for Chatham Rock Phosphate […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Marine Consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority – the culmination of four years’ work and more than $25 million in investment. The Marine Consent is the only major licence CRP now needs, having gained a mining permit for its phosphate extraction project in December. The EPA, New […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environmental Protection Authority yesterday accepted Chatham Rock Phosphate’s formal Marine Consent application as being complete. CRP lodged its application for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise on 14 May. This acceptance step begins a six-month process, starting with the EPA publicly notifying the application and appointing a decision-making committee […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is considering reapplying for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules on the Chatham Rise seabed, managing director Chris Castle said today. “We have decided an appeal is a pointless exercise. Assuming we win on points of law, we would still need to go back before the same decision-making committee (DMC) who […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Highly sophisticated computer models of the turbidity from material disturbed during extraction of rock phosphate nodules by Chatham Rock Phosphate have shown encouraging results. The modelling work is being undertaken by Dutch applied research organisation Deltares using complex modelling techniques developed at their Delft headquarters. Deltares was asked to look at the dispersion behaviour of […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) said that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has now publicly notified CRP’s marine consent application to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The public notification in major daily newspapers means the submission period on CRP’s application has now opened and will conclude on […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s shares today reached a new high price of 46c, double that of two weeks ago, on the back of several key milestones. The company’s market capitalisation at that price is nearly $59 million, compared with $22 million before the issue of about 30 million shares on 24 September to Royal Boskalis and […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    CRP has announced that it has agreed with Boskalis to proceed to phase two of its services contract. This phase involves the final detailed design of a system for extracting rock phosphate nodules. This phase is a commitment that is estimated to cost around €4 million and is scheduled to be completed by 30 June […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate and its technical partners Boskalis and Deltares have received a Dutch government research funding to improve the environmental management of marine mining. This co-funding has been awarded by the Netherlands based Topsector Water TKI Delta technology. The increased global interest in the economic and environmental outcomes of marine mining for resources such […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) has provided an updated set of draft conditions to the Environmental Protection Authority Marine Consent hearing to comprehensively address the issues discussed by experts and raised by submiters. The conditions cover mining operations, the mine plan and environmental management – including of marine mammals and seabirds.  The conditions include extensive […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]