Yearly Archives: 2018

Solwara 1

The writing is on the wall for Solwara 1 – PNG should withdraw

See original release from the Deep Sea Mining Campaign PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Amid financial strife and looming litigation, Sir Arnold Amet, former Papua New Guinean Attorney General and Minister for Justice advises the PNG Government to terminate its joint partnership agreement with Nautilus, recoup its 15% stake in the Solwara 1 deep sea mining […]

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energy metal supplies

WoodMac urges automakers to ‘get out their chequebooks’, secure energy metal supplies

HENRY LAZENBY on MINING WEEKLY | 17 January 2018 “Auto manufacturers are ramping up strategies to cash in on the accelerating worldwide acceptance and demand for electric vehicles (EVs), prompting advice from research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie for automakers to ‘get out their chequebooks’ and take stakes in mines or new mine projects to […]

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Nautilus Announces Preliminary Economic Assessment Nautilus Appoints Chief Operating Officer Nautilus Minerals Officer Update bridge loans Nautilus receives additional bridge loans

Nautilus Minerals Appoints New Chairman

Download Nautilus Minerals press release Toronto Ontario, January 16, 2018 – Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS, OTC:NUSMF Nasdaq Intl Designation) (the “Company” or “Nautilus“) announces that Mr Tariq Al Barwani has been appointed to the role of non-executive Chairman. Mr Al Barwani joined the Company’s board in May 2016. He is a director and shareholder of […]

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Nautilus Announces Preliminary Economic Assessment Nautilus Appoints Chief Operating Officer Nautilus Minerals Officer Update bridge loans Nautilus receives additional bridge loans

Nautilus provides funding update

Download Nautilus Minerals press release Toronto Ontario, January 11, 2018 – Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS, OTC:NUSMF Nasdaq Intl Designation) (the “Company” or “Nautilus“) announces that it continues to arrange bridge loans from Deep Sea Mining Finance Ltd. (the “Lender“), which are expected to form part of a larger secured structured credit facility of up to […]

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ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 11 January 2018 JAMAICA, Kingston – – The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority has released the submissions from member States and other stakeholders to the “Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area” (ISBA/23/LTC/CRP.3*) issued by the Secretariat on 25 August 2017, including responses to the list of […]

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Nautilus Announces Preliminary Economic Assessment Nautilus Appoints Chief Operating Officer Nautilus Minerals Officer Update bridge loans Nautilus receives additional bridge loans

Nautilus arranges bridge loans and signs new funding mandate

Download Nautilus Minerals press release Toronto Ontario, January 8, 2018 – Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS, OTC:NUSMF Nasdaq Intl Designation) (the “Company” or “Nautilus”) announces that it has arranged to receive bridge loans from Deep Sea Mining Finance Ltd. (the “Lender“) and has also entered into a funding mandate agreement (the “Funding Mandate“) with M. Horn […]

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New depth limit for deep-sea marine burrows

New depth limit for deep-sea marine burrows

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS | 10 January 2018 Scientists have found fossil evidence of deep-sea marine life burrowing up to eight metres below the seabed — four times the previously observed depth for modern deep-sea life. A team of scientists from the University of Leeds and the National Oceanography Centre examined remains of deep-sea burrows in […]

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Soil Machine Dynamics SMD Electrical control systems engineer control systems software engineer Services Sales Manager

Mechanical Design Engineer, Soil Machine Dynamics

Job Description Position: Mechanical Design Engineer Reporting to: Principal Engineer Purpose / Role: It is a varied job with varying degrees of responsibility, differing types of tasks ranging from initial design to machine commissioning, perhaps customer visits but with practical design remaining central to the job. For More Information and To Apply Download SMD Job […]

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Joshua Tuhumwire

Views from Africa: An with Interview with Uganda’s Joshua Tuhumwire

With over 30 years of service to the Ugandan Department of Geological Survey and Mines (DGSM), including the role of Commissioner from 2001-2010, geologist Joshua T. Tuhumwire brings a wealth of mineral and mining experience into his current role as the permanent representative of Uganda to the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and a member of […]

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Challenges at Nautilus

Challenges at Nautilus Continue

A series of internal and external pressures have been plaguing the Canadian deep sea mining firm Nautilus Minerals for months with no clear resolution in sight.  The challenges facing Nautilus are hindering efforts to move forward on the Company’s flagship effort, the controversial Solwara One seabed mining project in Papua New Guinea’s Bismarck Sea.  DSM […]

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