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News articles related to marine mining from around the world.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 08:48

NMP followed due process, says Wellbeloved

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Despite concerns raised by citizens of Swakopmund about the proposed off-shore Sandpiper Marine Phosphate Project, the company developing the project has stood its ground regarding the environmental impact the mine may have on the area. See attachement below for the full article.
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The proposed seafloor phosphate mining project in Namibia will be undertaken in an environmentally responsible and sensitive manner, Namibian Marine Phosphate project GM David Wellbeloved assures. Technology is available to ensure minimal environmental interference and the phosphate mining planned will be even more sensitive to the environment…
Friday, 25 May 2012 08:53

Sandpiper followed due process

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The minerals industry, like all other extractive or displacive industries such as fishing, energy, timber and farming, will always impact on the natural environment in some way. Responsible resource companies seek out the best practices in order to understand, manage and minimise their impact on the environment, and to deliver…
Thursday, 24 May 2012 08:51

Namibia: Sandpiper Followed Due Process

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The minerals industry, like all other extractive or displacive industries such as fishing, energy, timber and farming, will always impact on the natural environment in some way. Responsible resource companies seek out the best practices in order to understand, manage and minimise their impact on the environment, and to deliver…
WINDHOEK - Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP), a Namibian-based marine phosphate mining company, has made a firm commitment that its mining activities will be subjected to the highest standards of environmental monitoring. NMP will be developing the Sandpiper Project, located off the Walvis Bay coast. According to the company, the monitoring…
Sunday, 20 May 2012 13:54

Ocean phosphate mine proposed

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BusinessLive, in a feature article posted Saturday, presents a good summary of efforts made thus far to advance ocean mining. Plans by Nautilus Minerals to explore the ocean floor for polymetallic seafloor massive sulphide deposits have been well reported, but according to BusinessLive, another ocean mining operation, this time for…
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