Ironsand | KASM | Kiwis against Seabed Mining

It was formed by the nearby volcanic cones of Taranaki, Pirongia and Karioi, which over the millennia, eroded vast quantities of black, iron-rich sand, down the streams and rivers on their flanks. Ocean currents then moved the sand north and southwards away from its source. The result is a series of deposits along 480 km of coastline from ...

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. The ...

Kiwis protest against seabed mining

2017-9-1 · The South Taranaki Bight has reported JORC iron sand mineral resources of 1,698Mt at 11.16% Fe2O3 for the Mine Area and adjacent Kupe …

New Zealand: 99.5% of submissions oppose iron sand …

New Zealand: 99.5% of submissions oppose iron sand mining. Media release from Climate Justice Taranaki "Of the 4706 submissions the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) received on Trans-Tasman Resources'' (TTR) plans to mine iron sand off the Taranaki coast, a staggering 99.5% of submitters opposed the application!

South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining proposal …

2019-4-6 · 2 TTR iron sand mining: assessment of potential impacts on commercial fishing. 5 July 2013 Executive Summary Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) intends to carry out an iron sand mining operation in an area of the South Taranaki Bight …

No seabed mining in Taranaki waters as court decision ...

2020-4-3 · READ MORE: * Priority fixture wanted for South Taranaki iron sand mining appeal * Environmentalists win appeal against seabed mining decision * Attack on information to back up plan for seabed ...

Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite ...

2017-8-11 · The South Taranaki Bight has reported JORC iron sand mineral resources of 1,698Mt at 11.16% Fe2O3 for the Mine Area and adjacent Kupe Blocks at a 3.5% Davis Tube Recovery cutoff and a further 2 ...

Date set for South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining battle ...

2019-7-12 · A date has been set for the next chapter in the long-running battle for consent to mine iron sand from the South Taranaki seabed. It will be …

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Mining company loses appeal to mine ironsands off Taranaki ...

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2020-3-8 · Iron sand mining decision too focused on . Nov 17, 2020Iron sand mining decision too focused on environment, firm tells Supreme Court. Environmental protection was weighted too heavily when consent to mine iron sand off the Taranaki Coast was …

Court of appeal bans mining company from trawling …

2020-4-3 · Trans Tasman Resources (TTR) have lost their appeal against a High Court decision which stopped them mining iron sands from the Taranaki seafloor. "I think this sends a powerful message that New ...

Community Scoop » Iron Sand Mining Permit Will Be …

2013-7-31 · Iron Sand Mining Permit Will Be Opposed By Local Communities "We will join forces with other community groups in our region to protect the sea from Trans Tasman Resources'' plans to start seabed mining in South Taranaki" states Climate Justice Taranaki.

Taranaki seabed iron sand mining appeal being heard by …

2020-11-19 · Taranaki seabed iron sand mining appeal being heard by the Supreme Court . Dawson and Associates has represented a consortium of fishing interests since 2013 in opposing an application for marine discharge consents. A decision-making committee of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) granted consent to discharge up to 50 million tons of ...

Deadlocked: economics versus the ...

2020-6-10 · Deadlocked: economics versus the environment at New Zealand''s NZ$1bn sand mining project. Trans-Tasman Resources has been involved in a protracted legal battle over a proposed sand mining project off the New Zealand coast, which would see 50 million tonnes of sediment lifted and processed a year to mine for iron ore beneath the waves.

Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal Fails in Supreme Court ...

2021-9-30 · Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal Fails in Supreme Court. September 30, 2021. Trans-Tasman Resources has lost its attempt by the Supreme Court to overturn a decision that prevented it from mining millions of tons of iron sands off the coast of South Taranaki. A map showing the area covered by the South Taranaki Bight Project.

KASM | Kiwis against Seabed Mining

A date has been set for the next chapter in the long-running battle for consent to mine iron sand from the South Taranaki seabed. It will be heard in the Court of Appeal in September. In August 2017 the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) gave mining company Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) marine discharge consents to suck up 50 million ...

Inside South Taranaki''s controversial ironsand mining project

2013-9-23 · The iron-depleted sand is then dumped back into the ocean. During this process, the ecosystem of the disturbed area is completely destroyed. Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) has commissioned the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) to attempt to predict the environmental impact of mining in South Taranaki.

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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Iron Sand Mining Permit Will Be Opposed By Local ...

2013-7-31 · Iron Sand Mining Permit Will Be Opposed By Local Communities Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 1:31 pm Press Release: Climate Justice Taranaki

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2005-6-1 · West Coast Iron Sand Mining. 2005 . Another project has been approved, see latest info here » ». Local iwi and Raglan residents have totally rejected the application from Black Sands Exploration to mine 3617 sq m of the west coast …

Taranaki ironsands mining appeal fails at Supreme Court ...

2021-9-30 · September 30, 2021. 3 minute read. Trans-Tasman Resources has lost its Supreme Court bid to overturn a decision preventing it from mining millions of tonnes of ironsands off the coast of South Taranaki. A map showing the area covered by the South Taranaki Bight Project. Photo: Trans-Tasman Resources. In a unanimous decision released today, the ...

Mining Seabed Iron Sands: What would Pope Francis do ...

2013-5-5 · Mining Seabed Iron Sands: What would Pope Francis do ? On 17 April TV3''s 3 rd Degree reported on the iron sands exploration programme of Trans Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) off the Taranaki Coast.1 TTR hopes to have a mining permit by the end of 2014, and plans to dredge and ship iron sand to China for making steel.

South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and ...

Project details: The South Taranaki Bight (STB) iron sands project located 22km to 36km offshore from Patea. The Company also has a granted Prospecting Permit covering potential high grade (>10%HM) heavy mineral sand deposits offshore the West Coast of the South Island containing iron, ilmenite, zircon, rutile, garnet and gold similar to the onshore Barrytown deposit.

Mining company seeks to overturn Pātea iron-sand …

2019-9-23 · In August 2018, Ngāti Ruanui led the charge, alongside 11 other appellants, in the five-year battle in the High Court in Wellington to ensure the Pātea coastline (South Taranaki Bight) iron-sands would not be mined by TTR. The High Court upheld their claim, rejecting TTR''s application for mining rights.

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2021-9-30 · The STB project pre feasibility study (PFS) is based on dredging 50Mt of iron sand each year, separating around 10% titano-magnetite from the sediment offshore, and returning 90% of the sand to the seabed backfilling mined areas. The sands will be processed offshore aboard a purpose built 345 metre integrated mining vessel (IMV).

The TTR iron sand mining decision report: 10 points ...

The TTR iron sand mining decision report: 10 points David Burroughs Reporter from Taranaki Daily News Confused at why a proposal to mine tonnes of iron sand from the South Taranaki Bight has been given …

Taranaki ironsands mining appeal fails at Supreme Court ...

2021-9-30 · Taranaki ironsands mining appeal fails at Supreme Court. 2:38 pm on 30 September 2021. Robin Martin, Taranaki-Whanganui Reporter. @robincharles [email protected] .nz. Craig Ashworth, Local Democracy Reporter. [email protected] .nz. Trans-Tasman Resources has lost its Supreme Court bid to overturn a decision preventing it from mining millions ...

The Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal: An Environmental ...

2020-5-12 · The Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal: An Environmental Precedent. 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 ...

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SOUTH TARANAKI BIGHT | TransTasmanResources

The South Taranaki Bight Project proposes to excavate up to 50 million tonnes of sand each year, separating iron ore from the sediment and returning 90 per cent of the sand to the sea bed in a controlled manner. The project area is off the coast of Kakaramea and Manutahi in …

''Burst into tears'': Opponents of Taranaki seabed mining ...

2021-9-30 · In 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) consent to mine 50 million tonnes of iron sand from the seabed every year for 35 years. The High Court ...

Mining the seabed for iron sands in New Zealand ...

2020-7-29 · First, some context: In August 2017, Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) was granted consent to mine up to 50 million tonnes of iron sands each year from a 66-square-kilometre area off the South Taranaki Bight in New Zealand. As of that year, they had invested more than $60 million in this project.

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