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South Taranaki Bight iron sands project Archives ...

2015-12-28 · South Taranaki Bight iron sands project. Tag : South Taranaki Bight iron sands project. Mining Q&M West Coast sand attracts new miner. Charles Fairbairn December 28, 2015. by Charles Fairbairn December 28, 2015 0 248. There is a revival of interest in mining sands off the coast of Westland by Trans-Tasman Resources. PETER OWENS explains.

Ngati Ruanui in Court Fighting Iron Sand Mining | Scoop …

2018-4-17 · Ngati Ruanui, South Taranaki Iwi, led the charge on the first day of the High Court Appeal against the Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) …

Trans-Tasman Resources gets consent to mine iron ore …

2017-8-10 · Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) has been granted consent to mine 50 million tonnes of iron ore sand off the coast of south Taranaki each year, a decision strongly opposed by environmentalists and ...

Battle for consent to mine iron sand in South Taranaki ...

A long-running battle for consent to mine millions of tonnes of iron sand off the South Taranaki coast will head to the Court of Appeal in September. The...

KASM | Kiwis against Seabed Mining

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 (EPA) gave mining company Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) marine discharge consents to suck up 50 million ...

Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal Fails in Supreme Court ...

2021-9-30 · Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal Fails in Supreme Court September 30, 2021 Trans-Tasman Resources has lost its attempt by the Supreme Court to overturn a decision that prevented it from mining millions of tons of iron sands off the coast of South Taranaki.

Iron sands mining hearing: a quick glance at the concerns ...

2014-3-14 · The mining would be done by remote-controlled 12m-long, 350-tonne "crawler" machines, travelling along the seafloor pumping sand to a processing ship above. Once iron ore particles were separated ...

Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, …

2020-11-17 · Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, firm tells Supreme Court. 8:23 pm on 17 November 2020. Meriana Johnsen, Journalist. [email protected] .nz. Environmental protection was weighted too …

Supreme Court hears Taranaki seabed iron sand mining ...

Supreme Court hears Taranaki seabed iron sand mining ...

Mining company seeks to overturn Pātea iron-sand …

2019-9-23 · In August 2018, Ngāti Ruanui led the charge, alongside 11 other appellants, in the five-year battle in the High Court in Wellington to ensure the Pātea coastline (South Taranaki Bight) iron-sands would not be mined by TTR. The High Court upheld their claim, rejecting TTR''s application for mining rights.

Iron Sand – Unidragon

Iron Sand – Unidragon. THE UNI-DRAGON MINING & DEV., CORP. (UDMDC) IS A DOMESTIC MINING COMPANY DULY REGISTERED AND EXISTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES. IT WAS REGISTERED WITH THE SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC) IN 1998….

Plan to mine iron sand from Taranaki coast quashed by ...

1  · A plan to mine millions of tonnes of iron sand off the coast of South Taranaki has been quashed by the country''s highest court. South Taranaki beach (file picture). Source: Supplied. Trans-Tasman ...

Mining Seabed Iron Sands: What would Pope Francis do ...

2013-5-5 · Mining Seabed Iron Sands: What would Pope Francis do ? On 17 April TV3''s 3 rd Degree reported on the iron sands exploration programme of Trans Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) off the Taranaki Coast.1 TTR hopes to have a mining permit by the end of 2014, and plans to dredge and ship iron sand to China for making steel.

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The STB project pre feasibility study (PFS) is based on dredging 50Mt of iron sand each year, separating around 10% titano-magnetite from the sediment offshore, and returning 90% of the sand to the seabed backfilling mined areas. The sands will be processed offshore aboard a purpose built 345 metre integrated mining vessel (IMV).

The TTR iron sand mining decision report: 10 points ...

The TTR iron sand mining decision report: 10 points David Burroughs Reporter from Taranaki Daily News Confused at why a proposal to mine tonnes of iron sand from the South Taranaki Bight has been given …

New Zealand supreme court blocks seabed mining …

9  · A New Zealand offshore mining company has lost its supreme court bid to overturn a decision preventing it from mining millions of tonnes of iron-sand off the coast of …

Neuseeland: Vereinbarung Abbau von Eisensand in …

2018-5-18 · Taranaki iron sand seabed mining consent reduced Māori interest to lip service, court told - Neuseeland hat etwas, was die Welt braucht und das befindet sich tief im Meer. Der Wettlauf um die Ressourcen im Meer ist entbrannt und …

Case Study

Case Study - South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction. Iron sands are the largest known reserve of metalliferous ore in New Zealand. Iron sand is a general term for sand-sized grains of heavy iron-rich minerals, principally magnetite (Fe3O4), titanomagnetite (Fe2TiO3), and …

Ironsand | KASM | Kiwis against Seabed Mining

It was formed by the nearby volcanic cones of Taranaki, Pirongia and Karioi, which over the millennia, eroded vast quantities of black, iron-rich sand, down the streams and rivers on their flanks. Ocean currents then moved the sand north and southwards away from its source. The result is a series of deposits along 480 km of coastline from ...

South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining proposal …

2019-4-6 · 2 TTR iron sand mining: assessment of potential impacts on commercial fishing. 5 July 2013 Executive Summary Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) intends to carry out an iron sand mining operation in an area of the South Taranaki Bight off the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The area is located in the EEZ just

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, …

Taranaki ironsands mining appeal fails at Supreme Court ...

2021-9-30 · Trans-Tasman Resources wanted to suck up to 50 million tonnes of sand a year from the seabed to extract vanadium-rich iron ore. To do this the company required marine consents and marine discharge consents under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 (the EEZ Act).

Supreme Court hears Taranaki seabed iron sand mining ...

2020-11-17 · Seabed Mining: The Basics. In April 2017, TTR was given permission to mine up to 50 million tonnes of iron sand a year, for 35 years, in an area about 66 square km offshore from Taranaki. The ...

Seabed mining in Taranaki could put endangered marine …

2017-8-8 · The Environmental Protection Authority has considered the application by Trans-Tasman Resources Limited for marine consents and marine discharge consents to extract and process iron sand within the South Taranaki Bight. Melanie Nelson says that if it goes ahead it will have major implications for local marine life.

Date set for South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining battle ...

2019-7-12 · 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 …

Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, …

2020-11-17 · Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, firm tells Supreme Court. 8:23 pm on 17 November 2020. Meriana Johnsen, Journalist. [email protected] .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.

Taranaki seabed iron sand mining appeal being heard by …

2020-11-19 · Taranaki seabed iron sand mining appeal being heard by the Supreme Court . Dawson and Associates has represented a consortium of fishing interests since 2013 in opposing an application for marine discharge consents. A decision-making committee of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) granted consent to discharge up to 50 million tons of ...

Optical effects of proposed iron

2019-4-6 · 10 Optical effects of an iron‐sand mining sediment plume in the South Taranaki ight region 2.2 Euphotic zone depth Modelling of mining activities at release location a, causes a reduction in euphotic zone depth (z eu). The euphotic zone depth is the depth at which the downwelling irradiance has fallen to 1% of its surface value.

Company makes new iron sand mining attempt | Coastal …

2016-8-24 · A plan to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki coast is back on the table… Read Full Article; Radio NZ (08-24-2016) Read Full Article, Reuters "Iron Sand Mining Decision Expected, New Zealand", Stuff Environment New Zealand. Ocean ironsands mining decision due tomorrow, The New Zealand Herald

Mining the seabed for iron sands in New Zealand ...

2020-7-29 · First, some context: In August 2017, Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) was granted consent to mine up to 50 million tonnes of iron sands each year from a 66-square-kilometre area off the South Taranaki Bight in New Zealand. As of that year, they had invested more than $60 million in this project.

Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, …

2020-11-17 · Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, firm tells Supreme Court ... Environmental protection was weighted too heavily when consent to mine iron sand off the Taranaki Coast was ...

Inside South Taranaki''s controversial ironsand mining project

2013-9-23 · The iron-depleted sand is then dumped back into the ocean. During this process, the ecosystem of the disturbed area is completely destroyed. Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) has commissioned the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) to attempt to predict the environmental impact of mining in South Taranaki.