- TREASURE OF THE BLACK SMOKERS. Kunzig, Robert // Discover;May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p56
The article focuses on efforts in undersea mining by David Heydon and his company Nautilus Minerals. The focus of the mining is on hydrothermal vents, called black smokers. Superheated salt water from the vents draws minerals out from volcanic rock below the seafloor. The minerals build up and...
- Sunk without trace. // New Scientist;2/22/2014, Vol. 221 Issue 2957, p7
The article discusses the state of the deep-sea mining industry, focusing on delayed projects due to environmental concerns and the collapse of an agreement between Canadian company Nautilus Minerals and Papua New Guinea.
- Specialized Vessel Will Mine Offshore Copper-Gold Deposit. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948);Nov2006, Vol. 207 Issue 9, p20
The article discusses the procurement of a specialized deep-sea mining vessel by Nautilus Minerals for its Solwara project in Papua New Guinea. The 191-meter-long vessel, which is being designed for a mining rate of 1.8 million mt/y or 6,000 mt/d, will be named Jules Verne. The ship will be...
- Nautilus Minerals signs a shipbuilder. // Mining Engineering;Jul2007, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p14
The article reports that Nautilus Minerals has signed a shipbuilder for its Solwara 1 project, a deep-sea copper and gold mining project in the waters of Papua New Guinea in 2009. Dredging company Jan De Nul Group has signed a contract with Spanish company La Naval for the construction of the...
- Technip USA signs on with Nautilus Minerals. // Mining Engineering;May2008, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p12
The article reports that a $116-million target date contract has been awarded by Nautilus Minerals to Technip USA to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the Riser and Lifting System (RALS) components of its deepwater seafloor massive sulfide...
- Digging Deep. Chu, Elbert // Popular Science;Nov2012, Vol. 281 Issue 5, p30
The article discusses deep-sea mining conducted by the underwater mining company Nautilus Minerals in the Bismark Sea near Papua New Guinea using remotely operated excavators.
- Deep sea mining - just a bad idea. // MiningWatch Newsletter;Autumn2015, Vol. 39, p4
The article focuses on the alleged dubious deep sea mining practice being pioneered by Canadian mining company Nautilus Minerals, as of September 2015.
- DEEP TREASURE. NITSCHKE, STEFAN // Naval Forces;2015, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p17
The article discusses aspects of commercial use of deep seabed mineral resources and its implications on the environment and marine organisms living on the seafloor. Topics include an environmental and social benchmarking report from Nautilus Minerals Inc. about the limited understanding on the...
- UNDER THE SEA. Swanson, Sandra // PM Network;Oct2014, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p9
The article discusses the importance of including all stakeholders in the licensing and permit process for mining projects. Topics discussed include the deep-sea mining project off the Papua New Guinea coast by Canadian firm Nautilus Minerals and the phosphate mining project in Christchurch, New...