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Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

Many such deposits around the globe have been studied as potential sources of iron ore, but few are of commercial value. The seabed resource. While the land based deposits are significant see appendix, the amount of iron sand in the seabed is far larger in scale. This has been described as New Zealands biggest mineral resource.

HOME TransTasmanResources Offshore Iron Ore

HOME TransTasmanResources Offshore Iron Ore

TTR is a New Zealand company, majority owned by New Zealand shareholders, established in 2007 to explore and produce iron ore from vast offshore iron sand deposits. TTRs resource is a vanadium-titanomagnetite iron sand deposit lying in water depths from around 20m to 70m, over 20kms out to sea.

Ironsand beaches western North Island Iron and steel

Ironsand beaches western North Island Iron and steel

Ironsand beaches, western North Island. Dark-coloured sand rich in titanomagnetite is found on beaches on the west coast of the North Island between Whanganui and Auckland. The sand is mined at Taharoa and Waikato North Head.

Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment

Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment

Nov 17, 2020 Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, firm tells Supreme Court. 823 pm on 17 November 2020. Meriana Johnsen, Journalist. meriana.johnsenrnz.co.nz. Environmental protection was weighted too heavily when consent to mine iron sand off the Taranaki Coast was declined, Trans-Tasman Resources has told the Supreme Court.

Iron sands mining hearing a quick glance at the concerns

Iron sands mining hearing a quick glance at the concerns

Mar 14, 2014 The Japanese-owned bulk iron sand carrier the Taharoa Express anchored off the coast of the North Island of New Zealand. By Jamie Morton Science Reporter, NZ Herald

Minerals Environment Guide

Minerals Environment Guide

Iron sand is found along the west coast of the North Island between Kaipara Harbour and Whanganui. New Zealand Steel mines up to 1.2 million tonnes of sand each year from the north head at Port Waikato. 3413 Iron sand is also found offshore, in the northern and southern Taranaki bights it is present in localised concentrations of greater than ...

Deadlocked economics versus the environment at New

Deadlocked economics versus the environment at New

Jun 25, 2020 Deadlocked economics versus the environment at New Zealands NZ1bn sand mining project Trans Tasman Resources has been involved in a protracted legal battle over a proposed sand mining project off the New Zealand coast, which would see 50 million tonnes of sediment a year lifted and processed to mine for iron ore beneath the waves.

Seabed mining New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals

Seabed mining New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals

Seabed mining is not a new mining technique in New Zealand. Small-scale offshore sand mining is an established practice in the Kaipara Harbour and P kiri beach. This sand is used for construction, concrete and to replenish beaches.

Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite

Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite

Aug 11, 2017 The South Taranaki Bight has reported JORC iron sand mineral resources of 1,698Mt at 11.16 Fe2O3 for the Mine Area and adjacent Kupe Blocks at

Seven things you need need to know about New Zealand

Seven things you need need to know about New Zealand

Aug 10, 2017 Seabed Mining The Basics. Years after it was first proposed, seabed mining of iron ore off the South Taranaki coast has finally been granted consent. In a

Mining the sea sand Seafriends

Mining the sea sand Seafriends

The new sand mining proposal A sand mining company proposes to take sand from deep water. Locality map a birds eye view of the entire area from Auckland to Whangarei. Societys need for sand sand has become an indispensable resource for societys functioning. Sand for glass Sand for concrete Sand for fill Sand for beach renourishment

Geometallurgy of ironsand from the Waikato North Head

Geometallurgy of ironsand from the Waikato North Head

The Waikato North Head deposit produces a magnetic mineral concentrate from Quaternary sands that formed in a coastal setting in the North Island of New Zealand. Detailed examination of the magnetic mineral fraction of the different stratigraphic horizons mined at Waikato North Head shows that the youngest units yield concentrates with significant concentrations of gangue minerals that are ...

iron iron sand mining new zealand INSTALACJE Z MIEDZI

iron iron sand mining new zealand INSTALACJE Z MIEDZI

iron iron sand mining new zealand randpic The future of sand mining in NZ Stuff.co.nz Iron sand meanwhile has been mined onshore in New Zealand for more than 40 years. The black sand contains the mineral iron ore, which is extracted to make steel. The Taharoa Ironsands mine

Nerves on edge for seabed mining decision RNZ News

Nerves on edge for seabed mining decision RNZ News

Jul 30, 2021 Ngti Ruanui is awaiting the fate of a seabed mining bid off the south Taranaki coast with a healthy nervousness, says iwi leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer. Trans-Tasman Resources TTR wants to suck up to 50 million tonnes of sand a year from the seabed to extract vanadium-rich iron

Offshore iron sand extraction in New Zealand Potential

Offshore iron sand extraction in New Zealand Potential

Oct 15, 2017 Map showing the distribution of iron sand along the southwest coast of New Zealands North Island. Contour values are percent iron sand by weight. Black dots in the grey area indicate five sediment core sampling sites within the proposed mining area. Adapted from Carter 1980.

Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment

Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment

Nov 17, 2020 RNZ Science and Environment Stories - New Zealand Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, firm tells Supreme Court November 17, 2020. Environmental protection was weighted too heavily when consent to mine iron sand off the Taranaki Coast was declined, Trans-Tasman Resources has told the Supreme Court. ...

KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

Date set for South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining battle to head to Court of Appeal. A date has been set for the next chapter in the long-running battle for consent to mine iron sand from the South Taranaki seabed. It will be heard in the Court of Appeal in September. In August 2017 the Environmental Protection Authority ...

Waiuku Forest and recreation activities Outdoor

Waiuku Forest and recreation activities Outdoor

In 1966, the Crown entered into a 100-year mining licence with New Zealand Steel Limited to extract iron sand. Trees are cleared before mining can start so a large area of the forest is not planted and is unavailable for public access. Once mining is complete over an area, mine tailings are re

Mining company loses appeal to mine ironsands off

Mining company loses appeal to mine ironsands off

Apr 03, 2020 The company intended to dig up to 50 million tonnes of sand each year, extract the iron ore from it, and dump the residue on the sea floor. It has said the scheme would create 300 jobs and add 160 million to New Zealands GDP.

NZs iron sand deposits a worldclass resource Trans

NZs iron sand deposits a worldclass resource Trans

Feb 16, 2017 The company, which is 55 New Zealand owned, proposes extracting 50 million tonnes of seabed material a year in order to export up to five million tonnes of iron sand per year for up to 35 years. Once the iron sand is extracted, the remaining material is returned to the seabed.

Social Impact Assessment of TransTasman Resources

Social Impact Assessment of TransTasman Resources

Ltd Iron Sand Mining Project Prepared by Kirsty Austin and Dianne Buchan January 2016 This report is a re-issue of the report of October 2013. No further work has been undertaken on the Social Impact Assessment since the original report was completed in 2013. However, the

Offshore iron sand extraction in New Zealand Potential

Offshore iron sand extraction in New Zealand Potential

Planned offshore iron sand mining in NZ caused environmental concerns. We studied if this mining can expose marine biota to harmful levels of six metals. Benthic recruits may encounter harmful concentrations of Cd, Ni, and Cr. The process seawater must be

Rejection of underwater mining proposal could cost New Zealand

Rejection of underwater mining proposal could cost New Zealand

Jun 19, 2014 Industry leaders in New Zealand have criticised the rejection of Trans-Tasman Resources application for a 70m underwater iron sand mining project, saying that the decision has deprived the country of new source of income and employment. Trade body BusinessNZ said that the proposed project would have introduced the undersea iron sand mining ...

South Taranaki Bight iron sand prospect South Taranaki

South Taranaki Bight iron sand prospect South Taranaki

South Taranaki Bight iron sand prospect, South Taranaki District, Taranaki Region, New Zealand The prospect involves seabed mining, proposed by Trans Tasman Mining, of iron sands to be exported for steel making. The iron sands contain ilmenite, titanomagnetite, andor magnetite, derived from ...

Iron ore mining in Golden Bay New Zealand

Iron ore mining in Golden Bay New Zealand

The Onekaka Iron amp Steel Company Ltd was formed in 1920 with capital of 80,000. About 50 men were employed to build the works, which comprised 16 coke ovens, a blast furnace, a water race and an aerial cableway. Iron is produced by smelting heating iron ore with coke, with limestone being used to

TAHAROA IRONSANDS LIMITED New Zealand

TAHAROA IRONSANDS LIMITED New Zealand

Registered Address. Level 5, 38-42 Waring Taylor Street, Wellington. 6011. NZ. Industry Codes. B080510 Sand mining - mineral New Zealand Business Industry Codes Annual Return Last Made Up Date. 2021-04-14T104837.0001200. Previous Names.

My family is here today and here tomorrow local iwi

My family is here today and here tomorrow local iwi

Aug 10, 2017 A controversial decision to allow iron-sand mining off the Taranaki coast is predicted to inject 1.1 billion a year into the economy. ... But despite adding about 1600 jobs across New Zealand ...

New Zealand rejects underwater iron mine

New Zealand rejects underwater iron mine

Jun 18, 2014 New Zealand rejects underwater iron mine. Cecilia Jamasmie ... Up to 50 million tonnes of sand per year would have bee processed on ships to remove iron ore, with about 45 million tonnes of waste ...

Iwi unite to oppose ironsand mining in Ptea NZ Herald

Iwi unite to oppose ironsand mining in Ptea NZ Herald

Oct 16, 2018 South Taranaki iwi are united in their opposition to the iron-sand mining proposed offshore from Patea. Earlier this month Te Kahui o Rauru,

Mitsubishi Heavy Delivers Iron Sand Slurry Ship Bound for

Mitsubishi Heavy Delivers Iron Sand Slurry Ship Bound for

May 17, 2012 The Taharoa Destiny is expected to transport 1.2 million tons of iron sand slurry annually from New Zealand to China and Japan for 15 years. New Zealand Steel Mining Ltd. is a subsidiary of New ...

Black Sand Mining West Coast New Zealand History

Black Sand Mining West Coast New Zealand History

Link Facebook Link Date Created 23rd October 2014 Comments. Rex Bourke Thats how my Great Grandfather James Bourke made his fortune- He was working in Hong Kong sailing cargo around asia- Then came down to the Otago Goldfields - ended up in Greymouth at the age of 24yrs in 1862-James made his Fortune at South Beach- He made so much money from the Gold sands - James never

TAHAROA MINING INVESTMENTS LIMITED New Zealand

TAHAROA MINING INVESTMENTS LIMITED New Zealand

New Zealand Business Number 9429045918285 Registered Address. Level 5, 38-42 Waring Taylor Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011 NZ Industry Codes. B080110 Iron sand mining New Zealand Business Industry Codes K624030 Holding company operation - passive investment in subsidiary companies New Zealand Business Industry Codes

Taranaki iwi welcome Court of Appeal decision on seabed

Taranaki iwi welcome Court of Appeal decision on seabed

Trans-Tasman Resources application is to mine iron sand in a 66 square kilometre area in the exclusive economic zone surrounding New Zealand, off the coast of Taranaki.

NZ EPA refuses consent for undersea iron sands mining

NZ EPA refuses consent for undersea iron sands mining

Jun 18, 2014 Since inception TTR has spent more than 60 million, most of this in New Zealand, to deliver a sustainable mining operation with significant economic benefits for New Zealand

Trevor Mok New Zealand Professional Profile LinkedIn

Trevor Mok New Zealand Professional Profile LinkedIn

Trans Tasman Resources is granted environmental approvals for its off shore iron sand mining project in New Zealand Liked by Trevor Mok. View Trevors full profile See who you know in common Get introduced Contact Trevor directly Join to view full profile People also viewed ...