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  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Heavy equipment operators began work recently to dredge stamp sands north of Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County. According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Marquette mines (stamp sands) were deposited at a milling site located in Gay, Michigan along Lake Superior. Since […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate will be an exhibitor for the first time at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention, the world’s largest minerals investment and trade show being held in Toronto, Canada, next week. “It is THE place where the mining industry talks turkey and does business,” CRP Managing Director Chris Castle said. He […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, a team of operations specialists and maintainers from Richards Bay Minerals successfully completed a Dredging Process Training at the Training Institute for Dredging (TID), The Netherlands. During the one week training programme, several key aspects of the dredging process were addressed in order to optimise the use of their dredge mining equipment. Richards Bay […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has officially introduced the world’s first four-tracked subsea trencher, specifically developed for shallow water operations and targeted towards cable burial in offshore wind farms. The Hi-Traq was presented at a special event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, which was attended by offshore wind industry professionals from the UK, Europe and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment and dredge parts, recently received three contracts for custom-designed dredgers. In the first instance, an international chemical company selected Ellicott to build a custom electric bucketwheel dredger to mine salt in a very hard digging application. The new dredger, which will increase the mine’s output per operating […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Mozambique’s woeful infrastructure poses some of the biggest challenges for miners wanting to invest in coal mining projects in the southern African country… (iol) [mappress] Source: iol, November 22, 2011

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) General Assembly on July 14th approved the World Ocean Council (WOC) as an official Observer. Established by the Law of the Sea treaty, the ISA is the intergovernmental body which organizes, regulates and controls all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area of the world. With formal ISA Observer status, […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently received four orders for custom-made dredgers. Under the first contract, five dredgers, model DRH300E23, will be delivered for sand and gravel extraction in Middle East. The dredgers are equipped with a Dragflow hydraulic pump model HY300 and a CAT C13 engine. They […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A San Bernardino County Superior Court judge ruled yesterday against an attempt by the mining community to start suction dredge mining in California waterways this summer. Suction dredge miners had asked the court to prevent the California Department of Fish and Wildlife from enforcing the current moratorium on the destructive practice, which has been in place […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Triton Diving Services, LLC (TRITON) has entered into an Exclusive Alliance Agreement with Marin Subsea Ltd, a company of the Marin Group (MARIN), for the provision and operation of mass excavation and other services for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico region. TRITON, headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana USA, is a leading […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is presenting an extensive range of 33 construction equipment including 10 excavators and 5 wheel loaders meeting EU Stage IV emission regulations at Bauma 2016 in Munich, Germany from April 11-17. The construction equipment being displayed at the event has versatile applications for construction, utility, mining, quarrying, etc. During the show, HHI will […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul said in its latest announcement that their new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant has successfully completed sea trials on the Yellow Sea. AVIC Shipyard from Weihai, China, launched this new multipurpose vessel for Jan De Nul Group in February. “To perform a variety of functions, different mission equipment is available and can be […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Subsea excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has introduced new centrally-located jetting systems to its mass/controlled flow excavation (M/CFE) equipment spreads. “The high velocity water jet, designed, developed and patented by JFSE, facilitates the excavation of soils previously considered too dense to excavate using traditional mass/controlled […]

  • 19 September 2012

    After securing and successfully completing two major cable projects in the Irish Sea, and a further fault investigation on an Interconnector underway, the joint venture of Osiris Marine Services and Nordic Offshore Marine look to the spot charter market to provide a cost effective solution to subsea cable owners requiring burial, de-burial or repair. On-board […]

  • 28 June 2012

    DeepOcean today announces the multi-million pound pre-cut trenching contract award with Statnett & Energinet on the Skagerrak 4 HVDC Submarine Interconnector Project, reports subseauk.com. DeepOcean will provide the engineering and project management for the pre-cut trenching workscope in Denmark. The Project  is expected to commence in July 2012. The work will include mobilisation out of […]

  • 23 April 2012

      Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation has reached agreement with International Mining and Dredging Holding Ltd to start a geophysical survey on Exclusive Prospecting Licence 3403 marine diamond concession in Namibia on or about April 28, 2012. Afri-Can has chartered the vessel SP Star from IMDH to carry out a geophysical survey that will cover a […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) is celebrating the first anniversary of its innovative jetting system having successfully completed 12 contracts since launching the revolutionary new method. The high velocity jet significantly increases the soil-cutting abilities of JFSE’s excavators as the system – which utilities central jets instead of the standard side positioned jets – can […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine was opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria last week. Set in the Cumbrian hills near Keswick, the Force Crag mine water treatment scheme is now up and running. The scheme will clean up a 6 mile stretch […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Venga Aerospace Systems Inc. announced that the Company’s mining affiliate, Global Mineral Investments, LLC has resumed its Liberian gold mining operations with dredging having now been restarted at GMI’s Dugbe River site. Kiwi Inc., GMI’s African based joint venture partner and on-site manager of GMI’s dredging operation, reported that after approximately 6 weeks of preparatory […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Havyard Ship Technology’s shipyard in Leirvik in Norway has won the contract for a major conversion of the subsea vessel Havila Phoenix. Havila Shipping has signed contract with Deep Ocean who has chartered the subsea vessel «Havila Phoenix» for cable laying and trenching operations. The contract is for seven years with four one-year options and […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed a project to assist in preparing the seabed for a jack-up placement in the North Sea. Chosen by TOTAL E&P UK, the KDM offshore team operated the Tusk DP600 Cutter Suction Dredge at one of its operating fields […]