• Rock and mineral names Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    Rock and mineral names Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    Types of minerals permits New Zealand Petroleum Minerals issues permits to prospect explore and mine minerals These permits are defined in the Crown Minerals Act 1991 and the Minerals Programme for Minerals 2013

  • Annual minerals industry statistics - New Zealand

    Annual minerals industry statistics - New Zealand

    In 1870 when James Hector the director of the New Zealand Geological Survey described the minerals and mining industry in New Zealand gold silver copper lead and iron had all been discovered and small-scale mining was under way Occurrences of chromium zinc antimony and other minerals …

  • Joint Ore Reserves Commitee Trans-Tasman Resources

    Joint Ore Reserves Commitee Trans-Tasman Resources

    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 Bight

  • Exploration Database - New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals

    Exploration Database - New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals

    Jan 26 2018· A proposed new company that will hold the rights to mine iron sand off the coast of Taranaki plans to fast track the mining project if appeals against it …

  • 2 Rock and mineral names Te Ara Encyclopedia of New

    2 Rock and mineral names Te Ara Encyclopedia of New

    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 Bight

  • Trans-Tasman Resources - Offshore Iron Ore TTR

    Trans-Tasman Resources - Offshore Iron Ore TTR

    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 water depths of 20 to 42m

  • Kiwis protest against seabed mining - MINING COM

    Kiwis protest against seabed mining - MINING COM

    Minerals and fossil fuels discovery the adventures of exploration939 Кб History of Mineral Resources Exploration Mineral resources can be equated to Wealth and of all major natural resources needed for development in terms of trade balance of payments foreign exchange and reserves mineral resources play a significant role

  • Seven things you need need to know about seabed mining in

    Seven things you need need to know about seabed mining in

    Jun 12 2006· Dunite rodingite and ignimbrite are rock names used internationally but first recognised and described from New Zealand A fourth rock goodletite has only been recognised within New Zealand Dunite When he visited the chromite workings near Nelson in 1859

  • Annual minerals industry statistics - New Zealand

    Annual minerals industry statistics - New Zealand

    minerals Activities have been confined to the generally shallow near shore less 2 1 Sand and gravel extraction International Council for the Exploration of the Sea ICES has provided yearly

  • South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

    South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

    Metallic minerals produced are gold silver and titanomagnetite ironsand Rock sand and aggregate are produced for roading and construction and are vital for the development of New Zealand s infrastructure A number of other industrial rocks and minerals are produced for local and export markets

  • 2 Rock and mineral names Te Ara Encyclopedia of New

    2 Rock and mineral names Te Ara Encyclopedia of New

    Jun 12 2006· Dunite rodingite and ignimbrite are rock names used internationally but first recognised and described from New Zealand A fourth rock goodletite has only been recognised within New Zealand Dunite When he visited the chromite workings near Nelson in 1859

  • Westland Sands Trans-Tasman Resources

    Westland Sands Trans-Tasman Resources

    Risk and reliability of exploration methods used to define a heavy mineral sand deposit in Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa By Karina Boekhoud Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Masters of

  • New Zealand seabed mining moves closer with EPA approval

    New Zealand seabed mining moves closer with EPA approval

    Table A summarises the JORC Mineral Resource estimate for TTR s licence and permits in the South Taranaki Bight including the proposed mining area Table B and C summarise the JORC Mineral Resource estimate for TTR s proposed mining area 65 76 km2 in the South Taranaki Bight

  • New Zealand phosphate sea mining company seeks EPA

    New Zealand phosphate sea mining company seeks EPA

    Trans-Tasman Resources Limited TTR is a New Zealand based and managed company established in 2007 to explore and develop New Zealand s offshore mineral sand deposits The latest South Taranaki Bright Fact Sheet 2019 Commentary on recent media misinformation and exaggerated claims relating to TTR s South Taranaki Brights iron sands project

  • Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite

    Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite

    Metallic minerals produced are gold silver and titanomagnetite ironsand Rock sand and aggregate are produced for roading and construction and are vital for the development of New Zealand s infrastructure A number of other industrial rocks and minerals are produced for local and export markets

  • Chapter 23 Offshore Mining Industries

    Chapter 23 Offshore Mining Industries

    Jun 12 2006· What s the difference between a mineral and a rock A mineral is a solid substance with a definite chemical structure for example salt or quartz All rocks are made of two or more minerals Common New Zealand rock names Most of New Zealand s rocks and minerals are found elsewhere in the world and have names that are used internationally

  • Case Study - South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction

    Case Study - South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction

    Jul 25 2013· From 1999 to 2005 he was a resources and energy policy writer within the Australian Government Since 2006 he has worked as an exploration geologist for a number of exploration and mining companies in Australia and New Zealand

  • Mineral exploration in the Northland region of New Zealand

    Mineral exploration in the Northland region of New Zealand

    New Zealand has abundant resources of coal silver iron ore limestone and gold It ranked 22 in the world in terms of iron ore production and 29th in gold production The total value of mineral production in New Zealand was $1 5 billion in 2006 excluding oil and gas

  • The future of sand mining in NZ Stuff co nz

    The future of sand mining in NZ Stuff co nz

    Aug 10 2017· Seven things you need need to know about seabed mining in New Zealand Jeremy The simulated crawler TTR would use to suck up sand from the seafloor minerals …

  • Trans-Tasman Resources is still confident about its plans

    Trans-Tasman Resources is still confident about its plans

    Trans-Tasman Resources is still confident about its plans to extract and export ironsands dredged from the Taranaki seabed By NEIL RITCHIE TRANS-TASMAN RESOURCES chairman Alan Eggers believes Environmental Protection Agency approval last August was the final regulatory hurdle the company needed to clear before starting building commissioning and operating seabed mining

  • Trans-Tasman Resources Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

    Trans-Tasman Resources Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

    Aug 11 2017· 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 …

  • Seabed Mining Projects Trans-Tasman Resources

    Seabed Mining Projects Trans-Tasman Resources

    The Exploration Database is a collection of free geoscience exploration data and reports collected by permit holders and the government

  • Mining in New Zealand - Wikipedia

    Mining in New Zealand - Wikipedia

    Aug 10 2017· Deep sea mining in the sea-bed of New Zealand just moved a step closer following significant approval from environmental regulators Trans-Tasman Resources an exploration company focused on the exploration and extraction of mineral sand deposits in New Zealand has received approval on its Marine Consent to recover and export iron sands offshore in the South Taranaki Bight

  • 10 things you should know about TTR and the South Taranaki

    10 things you should know about TTR and the South Taranaki

    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 Fe2TiO3 and ilmenite FeTiO3

  • Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

    Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

    Sep 01 2017· In a split decision issued in early August New Zealand s Environmental Protection Agency decided to allow TTR to dredge 50 million tonnes of sand …

  • South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

    South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

    Jul 28 2016· On the 28th of July 2016 New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals have granted us a prospecting permit for 4 436km 2 offshore along the West Coast of New Zealand s South Island The Permit extends from Ross in the south to north of Karamea It is located from one kilometre offshore out to the 12 nautical mile territorial limit

  • Drill-Hole Planning Geology for Investors

    Drill-Hole Planning Geology for Investors

    Jul 25 2017· Interest in offshore petroleum and minerals exploration is growing rapidly as investors identify the potential economic returns from New Zealand s rich marine resources The challenge for management agencies and scientists is to facilitate development of this natural wealth while ensuring environmental sustainability is not compromised

  • Iron sand miner to fast track South Taranaki mining plans

    Iron sand miner to fast track South Taranaki mining plans

    Oct 27 2016· Deep sea mining in the sea-bed of New Zealand just moved a step closer following significant approval from environmental regulators Trans-Tasman Resources an exploration company focused on the exploration and extraction of mineral sand deposits in New Zealand has received approval on its Marine Consent to recover and export iron sands offshore in the South Taranaki Bight

  • exploration of minerals sand - greenrevolution org in

    exploration of minerals sand - greenrevolution org in

    Grieve P L Corbett G J and Leach T M 2006 Conceptual models for gold exploration at Puhipuhi Northland In Geology and Exploration of New Zealand Mineral Deposits eds A B Christie and R L Brathwaite The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Monograph 25 65-70 NZ Petroleum Minerals…

  • Enabling management of offshore mining NIWA

    Enabling management of offshore mining NIWA

    TTR has applied to New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals for a 4 436km 2 prospecting permit offshore along the West Coast of the South Island Our exploration activities will focus on developing offshore mineable resources of iron-rich mineral sands known to host ilmenite zircon garnet and gold