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Nov 17, 2020·Iron sand miningdecision too focused on environment, firm tells Supreme Court. 8:23 pm on 17 November 2020. Meriana Johnsen, Journalist. [email protected] Environmental protection was weighted too heavily when consent to mine iron sand offtheTaranaki Coast was declined, Trans-Tasman Resources has toldthe…

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  • The future of sand mining in NZ
    The future of sand mining in NZ

    Jun 07, 2018·Iron sandmeanwhile has beenminedonshore inNew Zealandfor more than 40 years. The black sand contains the mineral iron ore, which is extracted to make steel. The TaharoaIronsands mine…

  • Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining
    Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

    While the land based deposits are significant (see appendix), the amount ofiron sandin the seabed is far larger in scale. This has been described asNew Zealand’sbiggest mineral resource. It’s potential extent is difficult to quantify, as concentrations vary and insufficient research has been made public from across the extent of this sea area.

  • Case Study South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction
    Case Study South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction

    Iron sandsare the largest known reserve of metalliferous ore inNew Zealand. Iron sandis a general term for sand-sized grains of heavy iron-rich minerals, principally magnetite (Fe3O4), titanomagnetite (Fe2TiO3), and ilmenite (FeTiO3). 4576New Zealand’s iron sandsoccur extensively in coastal dunes and on the adjacent continental shelf of the western North Island, and have been successfully mined …

  • Iron sand mining case heads to the Supreme Court RNZ
    Iron sand mining case heads to the Supreme Court RNZ

    Nov 17, 2020· The Supreme Court has heard that environmental protection was weighted too heavily when consent tomine iron-sandofftheTaranaki Coast was declined. Offshoreminingcompany Trans-Tasman Resources is appealing decisions bytheHigh Court and the Court of Appeal, which both rejected its plan to dig up 50 million tonnes of sand.

  • Iron sands mining hearing a quick glance at the concerns
    Iron sands mining hearing a quick glance at the concerns

    Mar 14, 2014·The miningwould be done by remote-controlled 12m-long, 350-tonne "crawler"machines,travelling alongtheseafloor pumpingsandtoaprocessing ship above. Onceiron…

  • 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 involves scouring the ocean floor for valuable minerals such asiron ore andgold, then extractingandsorting them from ordinary sand.

  • The History of Ironsand New Zealand Steel
    The History of Ironsand New Zealand Steel

    Riches in Black Sand. The well known black sand beaches sweeping down the west coast of the North Island are the sites ofNew Zealand'sgreatest known reserves ofironsand.Its potential for commercial use was recognised from the early days of European settlement. This blackironsandwas formed 2.5 million years ago from rock deposited on the coast by volcanic activity in the Taranaki region.

  • Seabed Mining KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining
    Seabed Mining KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

    The ironsands off the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand, are a unique geological and marine environment, currently in the crosshairs of global mining companies looking to exploit their high iron content and low extraction costs.

  • South Taranaki Bight seabediron sandextraction and
    South Taranaki Bight seabediron sandextraction and

    A coalition of protesters including indigenous people are trying to stop a seabed mining project for 50 million tons per year of iron sands, titanium and other minerals. Description: Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) holds a mining permit to undertake iron ore extraction in the South Taranaki Bight.

  • Trans Tasman Resources OffshoreIronOre TTR
    Trans Tasman Resources OffshoreIronOre TTR

    The iron sand will be extracted by remote controlled 450t seabed crawlers, excavating up to 8,000t hour, similar to those operated by DeBeers Marine offshore Namibia to recover diamonds. The IMV will have a purpose built metallurgical processing plant on board producing 5Mt titano-magnetite concentrate a year grading around 56.5% Fe 2 O 3.

  • Iron Sands Trans Tasman Resources
    Iron Sands Trans Tasman Resources

    Iron sand has been mined in New Zealand since 1850. Onshore sites, such as those at Taharoa and Waikato North, supply the needs of our country's comparatively small steel industry, as well as exporting to international markets such as China and Russia. Iron sand contains: Magnetite: An iron oxide which is a key component in steel making

  • Trans Tasman Resources OffshoreIronOre TTR
    Trans Tasman Resources OffshoreIronOre TTR

    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. TTR’s resource is a vanadium-titanomagnetite iron sand deposit lying in water depths from around 20m to 70m, over 20kms out to sea.

  • IronOreMininginNew Zealand Industry Data, Trends
    IronOreMininginNew Zealand Industry Data, Trends

    IronOreMininginNew Zealandindustry outlook (2020-2025) poll Average industry growth 2020-2025: x.x lock Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the average company profit margin for …

  • TheMiningOperation New ZealandSteel
    TheMiningOperation New ZealandSteel

    Each year 1.2 to 1.4 million tonnes of ironsand is needed to produce steel at Glenbrook. To obtain this, 4 to 7 million tonnes of sand needs to be mined at the Waikato North Head site. Once the sand is mined, the titanomagnetite is separated from the sand by magnetic and gravity separation processes. No chemicals or other additives are used.

  • Trans Tasman Resources' seabedminingappeal under way in
    Trans Tasman Resources' seabedminingappeal under way in

    Trans-Tasman Resources wants to mine iron sand in the South Taranaki Bight but iwi and environmental groups say it would destroy a marine ecosystem.

  • No new mines on conservation land policy Our role
    No new mines on conservation land policy Our role

    Iron sand mining is currently concentrated at Taharoa, in the Waikato. Different types of mining. An open cast coal mine Image: DOC. The methods for obtaining minerals vary in their impact on the environment. Here is a high-level description of the main methods of mining used in New Zealand. Drilling

  • Seabed Mining KASM Kiwis againstSeabed Mining
    Seabed Mining KASM Kiwis againstSeabed Mining

    The ironsands off the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand, are a unique geological and marine environment, currently in the crosshairs of global mining companies looking to exploit their high iron content and low extraction costs.

  • iron sand miningequipment innew zealandstone crusher
    iron sand miningequipment innew zealandstone crusher

    stone crusher machine Iron Sand mining equipment in New Zealand,Shanghai TON is a professional ore crusher equipment,Iron Sand mining equipment in New Zealand. stone crushing machine used in …

  • What is seabedminingand why does it threaten the oceans
    What is seabedminingand why does it threaten the oceans

    Aug 06, 2020· Massive international mining companies like Nautilus and Rio Tinto have previously started the process for permits to mine in New Zealand waters. If we open Pandora’s box on seabed mining we can expect a flood of seabed miners to be gunning for access to the seabed in Aotearoa. Learning from the past, planning for a green future

  • Iron Sand Mining New Zealand
    Iron Sand Mining New Zealand

    Iron sand miningequipment innew zealandstone crusher machine.Ilmeniteminingcrusher in charlestonnew zealand.Charlestonnew zealandcharleston is a village in the south island ofnew zealandlocated 30 km south of westport open cast coal mines replaced goldminingin charleston with the mowarts mine and latter the mcglockland mine which.

  • Miningthe seabed forironsands inNew Zealand
    Miningthe seabed forironsands inNew Zealand

    Sand miningfor construction aggregates often gets the lion’s share of attention butsandis also mined for various industrial minerals. Our main story this month unfolds inNew Zealand.

  • InsideSouth Taranaki'scontroversial ironsand miningproject
    InsideSouth Taranaki'scontroversial ironsand miningproject

    The coastal bed is rich with ironsand, formed by the erosion of volcanic rock and concentrated in the bay by sea currents, wind and tidal forces. This mineral rich sand could be a valuable economic resource for New Zealand's revenue, possibly bringing in tens of billions of dollars. When mining for ironsand from the sea bed, the iron rich sand is sucked onto the plant, where the iron is separated from the sand.

  • Taranaki iwiwelcome Court of Appeal decisionon seabed
    Taranaki iwiwelcome Court of Appeal decisionon 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.

  • IRONPROJECT SETBY NEW ZEALAND; Nation Plans to Extract
    IRONPROJECT SETBY NEW ZEALAND; Nation Plans to Extract

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 13 — A handful of black sand spilled across a mahogany desk top in an Auckland office building today. “In three years that's going to be our first steel,” a New Zealand...

  • iron sand miningequipment innew zealand
    iron sand miningequipment innew zealand

    New Zealand has extensive sand deposits, particularly close to major rivers. In many areas, the sand is derived from land-based erosion. Sand comes from other sources, such as shell-based sands. 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 ...

  • No new mines on conservation land policy Our role
    No new mines on conservation land policy Our role

    Iron sand mining is currently concentrated at Taharoa, in the Waikato. Different types of mining. An open cast coal mine Image: DOC. The methods for obtaining minerals vary in their impact on the environment. Here is a high-level description of the main methods of mining used in New Zealand. Drilling

  • NZ'siron sanddeposits a 'world class' resource, Trans
    NZ'siron sanddeposits a 'world class' resource, Trans

    Thu, 16 Feb 2017. Trans Tasman Resource, which is making a second attempt to get consent to mine iron sands from the ocean floor in New Zealand's exclusive economic zone, says the deposits are a "world-class" resource that could be lifting the economy. "The iron sand resource off the west coast of the North Island is world class with enormous and currently untapped economic benefit for New Zealand," …

  • New Zealandrejects underseairon sand miningproject
    New Zealandrejects underseairon sand miningproject

    Jun 18, 2014· A project to mine undersea iron ore sands deposits off the New Zealand coast has been rejected because of uncertainty about the environmental impact of the project, the country's EPA said.

  • Mining the sea sand Seafriends
    Mining the sea sand Seafriends

    The new proposal by Kaipara Excavators, is to mine designated areas of the continental shelf close to Auckland (see map) for an amount of 2 million cubic metres (2 Mm3) of sand at depths of 25-60 metres, and over an area of 500km2, in the course of 35 years.

  • What is seabedminingand why does it threaten the oceans
    What is seabedminingand why does it threaten the oceans

    Aug 06, 2020· Massive international mining companies like Nautilus and Rio Tinto have previously started the process for permits to mine in New Zealand waters. If we open Pandora’s box on seabed mining we can expect a flood of seabed miners to be gunning for access to the seabed in Aotearoa. Learning from the past, planning for a green future

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