Seabed mining the next frontier as DeepGreen trawls Pacific for copper

DeepGreen Metals, which plans to extract copper, cobalt, zinc and manganese from the seabed in the Pacific Ocean, says it is making steady progress on its plan to become the world’s first zero-waste miner.

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Jana Marais | 24 August 2018

DeepGreen Metals, which plans to extract copper, cobalt, zinc and manganese from the seabed in the Pacific Ocean, says it is making steady progress on its plan to become the world’s first zero-waste miner.

It has invested $62m since 2011 on exploration and the development of its processing technology, and plans another financing round “for a bigger amount” in the next 12 months, says CEO Gerard Barron. “For us the next two years is all about getting the project to final feasibility,” he says.

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