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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    GeoSea, a part of the DEME Group, has acquired the majority of the shares (72,5 %) of G-tec, the Liege (Belgium) based contractor specialized in offshore geotechnical and geological site investigations, marine geophysical and environmental surveys and deepsea engineering services. The other shares are owned by SRIW (Sociéte Régionale d’Investissement de Wallonie). G-tec was founded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Dolat Ventures Inc. announced the expansion of the diamonds operations at the Baimbawai Pool in the Sewa River along with the expansion into gold and other rare minerals. Dovid Hauck, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “With the continued increase in rough diamond prices, we believe this is the time to expand our mining operations. Diamonds currently […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following a number of successful projects, Royal IHC and the Institute of Geotechnology (IGT) have signed a cooperation agreement that will allow both organisations to better service the mining markets of Russia and other CIS countries. Combining their expertise, IHC and IGT will work together on business development, consultancy proposals and the execution of consultancy […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government has today ignored environmental concerns and the opposition of Traditional Owners by introducing legislation to extend sand mining on North Stradbroke Island until as late as 2040. “Despite serious environmental impacts and pleas from traditional owners for the mining to stop, Campbell Newman is extending sand mining on Straddie until up to […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Adani Group’s 16.5 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine project in Australia has passed another hurdle after the Brisbane Supreme Court dismissed an appeal against the project. The Queensland Court of Appeal today upheld an earlier decision that the Queensland Minister for Mines did not have to afford Wangan and Jagalingou people natural justice when he […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Cologne University of Applied Science (CUAS) and DB Sediments have introduced an innovative, highly accurate density measurement device for hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures. The density measurement of hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures plays a crucial role in various fields of engineering, such as dredging, mining, waste-water treatment industry, biogas facilities and sediment monitoring. Common […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian company specialized in solid pumping solutions, has supplied a new dredger that will be used for sand mining operations in Nigeria. The full equipment includes an Hydraulic Pump (HY400) with 2 Excavators (EXHY35). This dredger is one of the new series, with the operator cabin completely redesigned to be more comfortable with a […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has announced that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined an international European consortium comprising nineteen leading industry and research organisations to develop deepwater mining solutions. Over the next four years, the European Commission funded project, known as Blue Mining, will be developing seabed mining practices by creating new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kenmare Resources plc, an Irish incorporated mining company, has just released a trading update for the first quarter ending 31 March 2016. The principal activity of the Group is the operation of the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine which is located on the north east coast of Mozambique and has been in commercial operation since 2009. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 November 2013

    The Green Party is calling on the Government to send a clear message to Sea Group Holdings Limited that it will not be allowed to carry out its plans to dredge mine tailings in in the Schedule 4 protected area of McGregor Bay. Coromandel residents and their supporters are trying to stop Sea Group Holdings […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the next weeks Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience, will take part to four exhibition and convention in Southern America: Perumin, Exposibram, Colombia Minera and the International mining congress of Mexico. Dragflow will present its dredge mining equipments, used in several projects all around the world: […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project, located approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. The Agency has invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report. “This is the final opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed project. Written […]