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Canadian diamond producer to resume mining off Namibian coast

VALENTINA RUIZ LEOTAUD on MINING.COM | 20 November 2017 “Vancouver-based Diamond Fields International (TSXV:DFI) announced that it is set to resume its mining activities off the coast of Namibia in 2018. In an alliance with International Mining and Dredging Holdings, the Canadian miner ran a bulk sampling program whose results officials say “were extremely encouraging, […]

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Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite environmentalists’ concerns

VALENTINA RUIZ LEOTAUD on MINING.COM | 11 August 2017 “New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority approved Trans-Tasman Resources’ application to mine iron sands from the seabed of South Taranaki Bight, located 22 kilometres to 36 kilometres offshore from Patea. The approval means that Trans-Tasman is now allowed to recover resources from the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone. […]

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