Via cleantechnica.com - Ocean floor exploration for cobalt nodules could offer alternatives to current harmful mining practices...
News Release: DeepGreen Research Ship Returns with Early Positive Findings on Viability of Deep Ocean Metals for our Future
Third of Seven Ocean Campaigns, Co-sponsored with Maersk, Retrieves Thousands of Polymetallic Nodules from Top of Ocean Floor
Fugro is set to begin its first project supporting deep sea polymetallic nodule mining under a contract awarded by seafloor mineral exploration company Nauru Ocean Resources Inc. (NORI), a subsidiary of DeepGreen Metals Inc. In the deep waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean, its specialist marine geoscience team will perform detailed site characterisation surveys.
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