ALPHEA SAUNDERS on JAMAICA OBSERVER | 25 June 2017
“The International Seabed Authority (ISA) on Friday held a public forum to promote its presence and value in Jamaica and its relevance to the region.
The three-hour-long session held at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, was also an opportunity for several ISA contractors, who are in the island for workshop this week, to share speak on deep sea mining. ISA contractors engage in exploration towards commercial activities in deep sea mining.
Secretary General of the ISA, Michael Lodge, said that there has been very little interest in the region on pursuing opportunities in deep sea mining, but that this could either be because the territory is not mineral rich or because of a lack of awareness of those opportunities.”
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