Why the Ocean is the Next Frontier for a Gold Miner

With the gradual depletion of land-based mineral deposits, the mines of the future will be located at the bottom of the ocean.

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ZAYAN GUEDIM on EDGY LABS | 10 July 2017

“With the increasing global demand for metals and minerals, many land-based deposits are being depleted or are being exploited at an increasingly intensive pace to meet an ever-increasing demand.  Seabed contains large quantities of metals and minerals. Land-based deposits of similar composition have been exhausted on much of the planet.”