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South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining proposal

2019-4-6  Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) intends to carry out an iron sand mining operation in an area of the South Taranaki Bight off the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The area is located in the EEZ just beyond the 12 nm territorial sea boundary, between Hawera and Patea.

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Trans-Tasman Resources Limited South Taranaki

2019-4-6  Trans-Tasman Resources Limited South Taranaki Offshore Sand Mining Project . 4. 3 Resource Management Context 3.1 While the project is located in the EEZ, the marine/seascape related effects of the Project will be apparent both within the EEZ

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South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

2017-12-9  Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) holds a mining permit to undertake iron ore extraction in the South Taranaki Bight. In October 2013 TTR applied for marine consent under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 to undertake iron ore extraction in a 66 km2 area in the South Taranaki

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Optical effects of proposed iron- sand mining in the

2019-4-6  Optical effects of an iron‐sand mining sediment plume in the South Taranaki ight region 11 4. Light arriving at the seabed may be used by benthic algae for photosynthesis (see Cahoon et al., 2015). Enough light for benthic microalgae (also called “microphytobenthos”) to grow is

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The Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal: An Environmental

2020-5-12  By Grace Goodwin Seabed mining has never occurred commercially in New Zealand, and with the release of a recent Court of Appeal decision, it remains uncharted territory. The Taranaki Iron Sands appeals have been hard-fought, setting down interesting precedent and giving greater insight in

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Case Study South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction

Case Study South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction. Iron sands are the largest known reserve of metalliferous ore in New Zealand. Iron sand is a general term for sand-sized grains of heavy iron-rich minerals, principally magnetite (Fe3O4), titanomagnetite

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Māori oppose Taranaki sand mining RNZ News

2017-1-31  Mining company Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTRL) had its first application rejected by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) but filed a second application in August last year.. The company has proposed digging up iron sand from the seabed in the South Taranaki Bight, extracting the iron and then returning the sand

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Supreme Court hears Taranaki seabed iron sand mining

2020-11-17  Seabed Mining: The Basics In April 2017, TTR was given permission to mine up to 50 million tonnes of iron sand a year, for 35 years, in an area about 66 square km offshore from Taranaki.

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BEFORE THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

South Taranaki Bight Iron Sand Mining: Oceanographic measurements data report. Updated November 2015. NIWA Client Report: HAM2012-147. August 2012. j. Pinkerton, M. and Gall, K. (2015). Optical effects of proposed iron-sand mining in the South Taranaki Bight region. NIWA Client Report: WLG2015-26. September 2015. k. Thompson, D. (2015).

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Social Impact Assessment of Trans-Tasman Resources

2019-4-6  Ltd Iron Sand Mining Project Prepared by Kirsty Austin and Dianne Buchan January 2016 This report is a re-issue of the report of October 2013. No further work has been undertaken on the Social Impact Resource Ltd (TTR) to mine iron ore sands off the coast of South Taranaki.

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South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

2017-12-9  Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) holds a mining permit to undertake iron ore extraction in the South Taranaki Bight. In October 2013 TTR applied for marine consent under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 to undertake iron ore extraction in a 66 km2 area in the South Taranaki

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South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining proposal

2019-4-6  The area of immediate interest for sand mining is located in the South Taranaki Bight, in the EEZ immediately outside the 12 nm limit of the territorial sea in waters 30m to 50m deep. The location of the area of interest is shown in Figure 1. During the mining operation, sand is removed from the seafloor and pumped to a Floating Production,

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South Taranaki Bight Iron Sand Mining Nearshore Wave

2019-4-6  4 South Taranaki Bight Iron Sand Mining Nearshore Wave Modelling Figures Figure 2-1: Map showing bathymetry in the Greater Cook Strait region, with the extent of grid domains marked. 17 Figure 2-2: Bathymetry for the Xantia_100mB model domain Phas e 4. 18 Figure 2-3: Location of proposed mining areas in the South Taranaki Bight. 21

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Optical effects of proposed iron- sand mining in the

2019-4-6  Optical effects of an iron‐sand mining sediment plume in the South Taranaki ight region 11 4. Light arriving at the seabed may be used by benthic algae for photosynthesis (see Cahoon et al., 2015). Enough light for benthic microalgae (also called “microphytobenthos”) to grow is

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Trans-Tasman Resources Limited South Taranaki

2019-4-6  Trans-Tasman Resources Limited South Taranaki Offshore Sand Mining Project . 4. 3 Resource Management Context 3.1 While the project is located in the EEZ, the marine/seascape related effects of the Project will be apparent both within the EEZ

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The TTR iron sand mining decision report: 10 points

2017-8-11  * Hearing opens on massive taranaki iron sands mining project * Iwi criticises lack of notice by EPA of iron sand mining application hui * Trans Tasman Resources reapply to mine iron ore in South

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HOME TransTasmanResources

The sands will be processed offshore aboard a purpose built 345 metre integrated mining vessel (IMV). This vessel is designed to operate through almost all known weather conditions in the STB. The iron sand will be extracted by remote controlled 450t seabed crawlers, excavating up to 8,000t hour, similar to those operated by DeBeers Marine

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Mining company loses appeal to mine ironsands off

2020-4-3  Mining company loses appeal to mine ironsands off Taranaki coast. A mining company has lost a bid to overturn a decision preventing it from mining millions of tonnes of ironsands off the coast of Taranaki. The Court of Appeal has dismissed an attempt by Trans-Tasman Resources to overturn a 2018 High Court decision quashing the original consents.

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Shoreline Monitoring Report(Final)

2019-4-6  South Taranaki Bight Iron Sand Mining: Shoreline Monitoring Data Report 9 2 Methods A beach profile is a survey of the topography of the beach running from the base of the cliff or the top of the sand dune to about the low water mark. The profile usually runs in a direction that is normal to the direction of the shoreline (i.e., shore normal).

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Date set for South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining battle

2019-7-12  Date set for South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining battle to head to Court of Appeal. 12 Jul, 2019 05:00 PM 3 minutes to read.

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South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

2017-12-9  Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) holds a mining permit to undertake iron ore extraction in the South Taranaki Bight. In October 2013 TTR applied for marine consent under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 to undertake iron ore extraction in a 66 km2 area in the South Taranaki

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Māori oppose Taranaki sand mining RNZ News

2017-1-31  Mining company Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTRL) had its first application rejected by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) but filed a second application in August last year.. The company has proposed digging up iron sand from the seabed in the South Taranaki Bight, extracting the iron and then returning the sand

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Case Study South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction

Case Study South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction. Iron sands are the largest known reserve of metalliferous ore in New Zealand. Iron sand is a general term for sand-sized grains of heavy iron-rich minerals, principally magnetite (Fe3O4), titanomagnetite

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Shoreline Monitoring Report(Final)

2019-4-6  South Taranaki Bight Iron Sand Mining: Shoreline Monitoring Data Report 9 2 Methods A beach profile is a survey of the topography of the beach running from the base of the cliff or the top of the sand dune to about the low water mark. The profile usually runs in a direction that is normal to the direction of the shoreline (i.e., shore normal).

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BEFORE THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AUTHORITY

South Taranaki Bight Iron Sand Mining: Oceanographic measurements data report. Updated November 2015. NIWA Client Report: HAM2012-147. August 2012. j. Pinkerton, M. and Gall, K. (2015). Optical effects of proposed iron-sand mining in the South Taranaki Bight region. NIWA Client Report: WLG2015-26. September 2015. k. Thompson, D. (2015).

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Taranaki Exploration Review CASSOM

The Taranaki Exploration Target is conceptual in nature and consequently the resource estimate produced by the 3D inversion survey is not reliable as: Drilling concluded that there is no correlation between the aeromagnetic anomalies and iron sand concentrations (Ironsands Offshore Mining Ltd, 2011). Preliminary review of lithology logs has not

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DATE SET FOR SOUTH TARANAKI BIGHT IRON SAND MINING

There are also companies that want to mine iron sand off New Plymouth and Waihi Beach, and TTR has permits to explore iron sand mining in a bigger area of the South Taranaki Bight, with some of it closer to the coast. Its website says it has spent more than $65 million on the mining project so far.

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KIWIS AGAINST SEABED MINING AGAINST TARANAKI DAILY

2021-5-12  18. The first article (online) was headed A Lack of ‘Scientific Credibility’ to Opposition to Seabed Mining in New Zealand. The article then goes on to support the proposals by TTR to mine sand from the seabed in an area in the South Taranaki Bight.

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Neuseeland: Vereinbarung Abbau von Eisensand in Taranaki

2018-5-18  Taranaki iron sand seabed mining consent reduced Māori interest to lip service, court told Neuseeland hat etwas, was die Welt braucht und das befindet sich tief im Meer. Der Wettlauf um die Ressourcen im Meer ist entbrannt und trotz der vielen

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Deadlocked: economics versus the environment at New Mine

2020-6-25  Furthermore, the project offers a number of technological opportunities. The seafloor sand recovery operation is based on existing technology that will be supplied, commissioned and operated by DeBeers Marine, which has been involved in a subsea mining project with the Namibian Government since the 1990s, where the technology has been deployed in a similar water depth.

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