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  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC launched a mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) for Kenmare Resources earlier this week, on May 20. During the naming ceremony, held today at its shipyard in Kinderdijk, the vessel was named Julia. The new custom-built dredger will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the course of 2018, Royal IHC has strengthened its mining activities by securing a number of important partnerships. In July, IHC Robbins – a wholly owned subsidiary of IHC – announced that it had entered into a Heads of Agreement with Dome Gold Mines based in Australia. In the same country, IHC signed a […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For a contracting company in the Netherlands, Waterking recently produced pontoons to easily connect HDPE pipes and dredging hoses, located behind a dredger. The pipeline connection pontoons are designed with a lowering in the middle of the pontoons, to prevent the pipes from sliding. The equipment has many hoisting points and is equipped with an […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marin Teknikk AS, a Norway based company involved in engineering services for shipyards and ship owners, has entered into an agreement with Debmarine Namibia for design and engineering of a new MT6027 Seabed Mining vessel. The new vessel will be the largest ship ever designed by Marin Teknikk. With a length of 177 meters and a breadth of […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at the recent 88th meeting of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Science in Washington, the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Michael Lodge said that ISA had approved 29 contracts for deep sea exploration covering more than 1.3 million square kilometers of the seabed. During the speech, he highlighted the […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The building industry needs a continuous supply of sand, and as the near shore supplies are drying out, dredging is done at deeper concessions. One of the best tools for the job under these circumstances is Damen DOP submersible dredge pump. Damen Dredging Equipment recently delivered its DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 450L to a client in […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mineral raw materials from the sea may contribute to ensuring the long term supply of industrial nations with important raw materials, Bosch Rexroth said in its latest announcement. The DeepSea Mining Alliance (DSMA) supports the development of deep sea mining projects in order to allow for an environmentally friendly extraction of these raw materials in the […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the global demand for especially strategic metals grows, commodity prices rise, according to Ramboll, an engineering, design and consultancy company. Thus there is a risk of an increasing supply shortage for metals that are critical to Europe’s economy. Mining in the deep sea may just be the answer to this challenge. In deep sea mining, mineral deposits […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    FinnAust Mining Plc has appointed Royal IHC to provide primary support services for the company’s Pituffik Titanium Project (Pituffik). The companies will now work closely to define an optimized development solution that includes their in house wet mining equipment as well as a high level cost estimation for the Pituffik. This work will include the appropriate mechanisms for […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The sustainability of water resources is becoming a key challenge for the growth and long-term survival of the mining sector in many countries. This is why the Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town together with Dutch company partners and the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) will be organizing several events on the 10th of February on water-related mining challenges. As […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit will be held at the Sands Convention Center in Singapore on 29-30 September. As the international deep sea mining community move ever closer to mining the deep-ocean floor, industry stakeholders, from developing island nations and ocean regulators to commercial deep sea miners and subsea technology companies, come together annually to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rohr-Idreco has designed, built, and installed an RISD400-M (16″) electric dredger for the North American frac sand mining operations.  This new dredger has a digging depth of 82 ft. (25m) and production capacity in excess of 800 tph. The dredger is equipped with a state-of-the-art GPS and sonar system that provides the operator virtually real time mapping, […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently issued a “Report on the draft framework for the regulation of deep seabed exploitation activities“. The ISA report on the draft regulation of marine mining is open for comment until May 15th. The WOC (World Ocean Council) is working to help ensure there is adequate ocean industry input […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world’s first seabed mining vessel.  Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake. The 227m production support vessel has a […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has secured a landmark agreement to supply six of its new B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for configuration aboard the world’s first ever seabed mining vessel. The pioneering vessel, designed by Singapore’s SeaTech Solutions for Dubai-based owner Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), will be powered by six B33:45L9A engines to provide 31.4 megawatts of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed alarm at the extent to which the Queensland government is putting the interests of the mining sector over the interests of ordinary Queenslanders and the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said Mr Newman was completely wrong to say the Reef […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 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 […]