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Delving the depths

Deep-sea mining is moving closer to becoming a reality. Ailbhe Goodbody examines the current state of this emerging industry, and looks at some of the key companies involved

Ailbhe Goodbody
Delving the depths

Shallow submarine mining (up to 150m in depth) already exists in some coastal areas, for example diamond mining in Namibia and tin mining in Indonesia. The newer challenge is to move mining operations...

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