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iron sand mining taranaki

Apr 03, 2020 · If Trans-Tasman Resources' applicaton was successful it had wanted mine for iron ore in a 66sqkm area of seabed off the Taranaki Bight. 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

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case study - south taranaki bight iron sand extraction

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 ilmenite (FeTiO3)

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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

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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

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no seabed mining in taranaki waters as court decision

Apr 03, 2020 · The decision to grant consent was widely unpopular in Taranaki. TTR had planned to extract iron ore for export using a remote-controlled dredge to vacuum sand from the seabed for processing on a

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south taranaki bight | trans-tasman resources

Overview The South Taranaki Bight Project proposes to excavate up to 50 million tonnes of sand each year, separating iron ore from the sediment and returning 90 per cent of the sand to the sea bed in a controlled manner. The project area is off the coast of Kakaramea and Manutahi in …

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mining company seeks to overturn ptea iron-sand decision

Sep 23, 2019 · 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 …

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iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, firm

Nov 17, 2020 · [email protected] 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. Trans Tasman Resources wants to mine iron sands off the coast of Taranaki

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the taranaki iron sands mining appeal: an environmental

Onshore mining of iron sands has occurred since 1985, but the large offshore supply has never been mined. The process of seabed mining entails extracting large portions of the seabed, approximately 10% of which is retained for the extraction of ore. The remaining 90% is discharged back into the ocean

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iron sand mining new zealand

New Zealand's iron sands occur extensively in coastal dunes and on the... for a marine consents to mine iron ore off the South Taranaki Bight. The Mining Operation New Zealand Steel The well known black sand beaches sweeping down the west coast of the North Island are the sites of New Zealand's greatest known reserves of ironsand. 6

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date set for south taranaki bight iron sand mining battle

There are also companies that want to mine iron sand off New Plymouth and Waihi Beach, and TTR has permits to explore iron sand mining in a bigger area of the South Taranaki Bight, with some of it

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south taranaki bight iron sand prospect, south taranaki

The iron sands contain ilmenite, titanomagnetite, and/or magnetite, derived from andesitic rocks from Mount Taranaki, eroded down streams, and into the ocean. Beach, dune and near coastal black iron sands are common along the west coast of the North Island, some mined historically, and largely unsuccessfully in the Taranaki Region, and in recent decades successfully onshore further north in the …

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south taranaki bight seabed iron sand extraction and

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

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date set for south taranaki bight iron sand mining

There are also companies that want to mine iron sand off New Plymouth and Waihi Beach, and TTR has permits to explore iron sand mining in a bigger area of the South Taranaki Bight, with some of it closer to the coast. Its website says it has spent more than $65 million on the mining project so far

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iron sands mining hearing: a quick glance at the concerns

• 65.76km2 - the project area for Trans-Tasman Resources iron sands mining application off the South Taranaki coast. • 50 million - the tonnes of sediment extracted from the seabed each year, with

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trans-tasman resources application to mine iron sand off

Aug 10, 2017 · New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has approved Trans-Tasman Resources’ (TTR’s) marine consent to recover and export iron sands offshore in the South Taranaki Bight (STB). The decision is the first approval for a mining proposal in New Zealand’s extensive offshore exclusive economic zone under the EEZ Act 2012

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what is seabed mining and why does it threaten the oceans

Aug 06, 2020 · If this goes ahead, it would be the largest project of its kind anywhere; an underwater open cast mine that would pull millions of tonnes of iron sand from a 66-square-kilometre area. TTR wants to extract various things from the rich iron sand off Taranaki, which they would export to China

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South Taranaki is in good hands and I will be watching from the sideline with interest. ... and Joe Menzies on the Denby road walkway then attended the launch of Laraine Soles book about the history of Waipipi Iron Sand mining at Waverley. Also recognised the three men who drowned inside the MV Wairoa servicing the project. See All. Videos

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kiwis protest against seabed mining

Sep 01, 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 …

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mining the seabed for iron sands in new zealand

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

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separation ilmenite from iron sand new zealand

Hawera iron sand, South Taranaki District, Taranaki Region, New Zealand : Attempts to mine iron sand has occurred historically at several locations around the Taranaki coastline, all so far unsuccessfully

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seabed mining taranaki 2016 new zealand sport fishing

The proposal area covers 65.76 square kilometres of seabed between 22 to 36 kilometres offshore of Patea, in the South Taranaki Bight. TTR will process the extracted material, remove then export up to 5 million tonnes of iron sand per year, for up to 35 years. TTR discharge consent application. South Taranaki Bight. 23 August 2016

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