Search results for: deep-sea mining

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  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a subsea technology company that provides solutions for a wide range of subsea challenges, has just published paper on grab-based deep-sea mining. In the field of deep-sea mining, the currently dominant school of thought focuses on the large-scale underwater processing of subsea rocks, the company said. More specifically, the methodology that is most commonly […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The Namibian Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, the Hon. Bernhard Esau, made the following announcements relating to the Moratorium on Deep-sea Phosphate Mining in an interview with NAMPA (Namibia Press Agency) earlier this week: In September 2013 his Ministry had made a submission to Cabinet to place an 18-month moratorium on deep-sea phosphate mining […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OceanflORE, a joint venture between Royal IHC and DEME, will be present at the Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit in Singapore on 29-30 September. General Manager at OceanflORE, John Feenan, will talk about de-risking offshore mining operations, and highlight OceanflORE’s expertise, cost-per-tonne mining contracts, and affordable and sustainable deep-sea mining solutions. The 4th session and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Mining, part of Royal IHC (IHC), has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC) to add to the growing global industry alliance for “corporate ocean responsibility”. As a leader in responsible dredging and offshore mining activities, IHC Mining is expanding its scope as one of the pioneers in deep-sea mining with initiatives […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Commission is helping to take seabed mining to the next level by funding a four-year project entitled: “Breakthrough Solutions for Mineral Extraction and Processing in Extreme Environments – Blue Mining”. The overall aims of this project are to develop new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in difficult conditions and extreme […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sensitization Seminar on Mexico’s Opportunities for Deep Seabed Mining was convened last month in Mexico City. The two-day Seminar aimed at increasing public awareness of the nature of mineral resources in marine areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. The seminar was opened by Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton of the Authority; Dr. José Antonio […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report from Greenpeace International has found that deep seabed mining could have a serious impact on the ocean environment and on the livelihood of coastal communities. In a Report just released it calls for a suspension in the granting of deep seabed mining licenses. Ms Seni Nabou, the political advisor for Greenpeace, told […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’20 will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston from June 9-12, 2020. The theme for this year’s conference is “Dredging: The Impacts of Climate Change”. WEDA’s technical sessions at the Dredging Summit and Expo are the premiere venue to discuss the […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just released more details about its 2017 Dredging Summit and Expo, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 26-29, 2017. The Dredging Summit and Expo is a technical conference and exposition organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced the “Second Call for Papers” for the 2016 World Dredging Conference, WODCON XXI, scheduled to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, FL from June 13-17, 2016. The deadline date for submission of abstracts is September 15, 2015. WODCON XXI will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     A unique summer school, named ‘From Dredging to Deep-Sea Mining’, has been underway for the past few days (July 6-10) in Freiberg, Germany. The school, organized by the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, is aimed at improving the knowledge of students and young researchers from different countries in new promising field of human activity – deep-sea mining. It […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 21st World Dredging Congress & Exhibition WODCON XXI will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, FL, from June 13-17, 2016. WODCON XXI will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, public authorities and contractors working in the dredging, navigation, coastal and inland flood protection, deep-sea mining, offshore wind […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTI Holland has announced that three engineering students have graduated with honours in 2013 after completing the final research for their degrees at the company. IHC Merwede’s dredging knowledge centre provides the opportunity for students to graduate, complete internships or gain work experience on an ongoing basis. Frank Renting, Dredging and Offshore Engineering On 20 […]

  • 9 July 2013

    IHC Merwede and T-Rubber have announced that they have strengthened their ongoing business relationship with an extension to the Purchasing Cooperation Agreement between the two companies. The signing of this agreement for the supply of rubber hoses was arranged to coincide with the visit of a delegation from T-Rubber to Europe at the beginning of […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA announces that the leading dredging event WODCON XX opened its doors on June 3, 2013. Here are some lines from the eminent speakers at this prestigious event. “In the future, the dredging industry has a crucial and constructive role to play responding to many of the future challenges with regard to climate change. Likewise, […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will take a 20 percent shareholding in Chatham Rock Phosphate and assume a seat on the board, in a world-first for the undersea mining industry. It is the first time a major dredging company has taken a substantial equity position in an undersea mining project. Boskalis has been issued shares […]

  • 11 July 2012

    World Dredging Congresses (WODCONs) are organised once every three years by WODA, the World Organisation of Dredging Associations. First organised in 1967 in New York and held throughout the world since, this series of congresses has become the unique most important event for dredging professionals worldwide. WODCONs, the only worldwide events dedicated exclusively to dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 March 2012

    IHC Merwede will exhibit a broad range of its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and lifecycle support activities on stand number 2625 at the forthcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2012, which runs from 30 April to 3 May in Houston, USA. As a reliable supplier of custom-built vessels and equipment for the offshore market, IHC Merwede […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In pursuing efforts to gain international expansion, IHC Merwede is looking forward to declaring the acquisition of several Asian shipyards in the upcoming quarter, Reuters reports. The global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, IHC Merwede is well equipped for future expansion. Earlier this year, the company secured the financial backing […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    As a global market leader in dredging and mining vessels and equipment, and a reliable supplier of custom-built ships and supplies for offshore construction, IHC Merwede will be among the leading exhibitors at the Europort 2011 exhibition and CEDA Dredging Days technical forum in The Netherlands. The Europort event is one of the world’s largest […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede combines centuries of experience in dredging, mining and offshore technology to create technical innovations for customers. By continuous development of new technology the company seeks to meet the requirements of companies operating in the mining and offshore energy industries that are responding to the growing need for resources such as marine minerals and creating infrastructures in deep waters. Therefore, it […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries. These markets have remained relatively stable in recent years and are now showing signs of growth. As a result, IHC Merwede has been able to maintain its revenue and increase its profitability. The company is […]

  • 8 March 2011

      IHC Merwede, a Dutch supplier of ships and equipment for dredging and mining activities, and DEME, a Belgian dredging and environmental services group, will enter into a joint venture for deep-sea mining activities. Under their cooperative agreement, IHC Merwede will be responsible for the development and construction of technical solutions, while DEME will be […]