Iron Sands Trans Tasman Resources

Ancient volcanic activity across West Taranaki and the Taupo Volcanic Zone created rich resources of iron sand Over the centuries it was carried far along our coasts by rivers and ocean tides depositing vast swathes above and below the shoreline Iron sand has been mined in New Zealand since 1850

The TTR iron sand mining decision report 10 points

Aug 11 2017 · READ MORE Controversial plan to mine seabed for iron ore approved in split decision Hearing opens on massive taranaki iron sands mining project Iwi criticises lack of notice by EPA of iron sand mining application hui Trans Tasman Resources reapply to mine iron ore in South Taranaki South Taranaki iwi call for more transparency in seabed mining application

Inside South Taranaki s controversial ironsand mining project

Sep 23 2013 · TTR who have applied for a 20 year mining permit estimates that five million tonnes of iron ore can be mined per year in South Taranaki At the approximate price of US 137 per tonne of iron ore this would amount to a gross profit of 685m per annum not

Māori oppose Taranaki sand mining RNZ News

Jan 31 2017 · Mining company Trans Tasman Resources Ltd TTRL had its first application rejected by the Environmental Protection Authority EPA but filed a second application in August last year The company has proposed digging up iron sand from the seabed in the South Taranaki Bight extracting the iron and then returning the sand to the seabed

South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining proposal Assessment

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 off the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand

Case Study South Taranaki Bight iron sand extraction

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

Seabed Mining 2016 – New Zealand Sports Fishing Council

Nov 14 2016 · TTR application Seabed mining Taranaki 23 August 2016 Trans Tasman Resources Ltd application to mine the seabed off Patea for iron sand TTR plan to extract a maximum of 50 million tonnes of the seabed each year for a period of 35 years in depths ranging from 19 to 42 metres

Mining company seeks to overturn Pātea iron sand decision

Sep 23 2019 · 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

Regional council included in iron sand mining review

Aug 23 2017 · An independent review group will be set up to monitor the environmental effects of iron sand mining off the coast of Taranaki Earlier this month Trans Tasman Resources was granted a mining permit by the Environmental Protection Authority to mine 50 million tonnes of iron sand each year for 35 years up to 36 kilometres off the coastline in the South Taranaki Bight

Activist Athol Steward s 20km ocean swim in protest RNZ

Mar 30 2019 · Iwi and environmental groups are to appeal a bid to take millions of tonnes of iron sand from the seabed off South Taranaki Appeals lodged against iron sands mining plan Environmental Protection Authority approves Trans Tasman Resources application to mine iron sand off South Taranaki

Iron mine company appeals High Court decision RNZ News

Sep 22 2018 · Black iron sand of Taranaki s Ahu Ahu Beach Photo PHOTO NZ Trans Tasman Resources TTR was granted permission to mine by the Environmental Protection Authority EPA in August last year but it was revoked last month by the High Court

Company defends Taranaki seabed iron sand mining decision

Apr 18 2018 · The company behind plans for seabed iron sand mining says the decision to grant consents for it was based on good information In August Trans Tasman Resources Ltd was granted marine and marine discharge consents subject to conditions for a site off the south Taranaki coast

Some submissions support iron sand mining NZ Herald

Mining South Taranaki s iron sand would add 1 1 billion a year to the value of goods and services produced in New Zealand a submission to the seabed mining hearings says

Taranaki seabed iron sand mining decision reserved Stuff

Apr 19 2018 · READ MORE Company defends iron sand mining decision Consent reduced Māori interest to lip service Controversial plan to mine for iron ore approved Iwi will appeal iron sand mining off Taranaki coast Iron sand miner wants to fast track plans The Environmental Protection Authority had appointed a four person decision making committee When the committee was

South Taranaki Bight iron sand prospect South Taranaki

South Taranaki Bight iron sand prospect South Taranaki District Taranaki Region New Zealand The prospect involves seabed mining proposed by Trans Tasman Mining of iron sands to be exported for steel making The iron sands contain ilmenite titanomagnetite and or magnetite derived from

Taranaki seabed iron sand mining decision reserved

Taranaki seabed iron sand mining decision reserved Taranaki Daily News The finely balanced decision to consent to seabed mining of iron sand might have swung the other way

Iron sand miner to fast track South Taranaki mining plans

Jan 26 2018 · Much of the iron sand mined off the South Taranaki coast would be sent to China which imported more than 1 billion tonnes of iron ore in 2016 for steel making The EPA was split on the controversial seabed mining application lodged by TTR with two members of its four person decision making committee issuing a strongly dissenting opinion

Trans Tasman Resources Limited South Taranaki Offshore

Trans Tasman Resources Limited South Taranaki Offshore Sand Mining Project 2 delivery rate of 8 000 tonnes per hour of solids resulting in each 300m x 300m mining block being depleted in approximately 5 days

Date set for South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining battle

There are also companies that want to mine iron sand off New Plymouth and Waihi Beach and TTR has permits to explore iron sand mining in a bigger area of the South Taranaki Bight with some of it

A company prevented from mining millions Taranaki

A company prevented from mining millions of tonnes of iron sand off Taranaki will appeal to the Supreme Court

Earlier this year Taranaki iwi and Equal Justice

Earlier this year Taranaki iwi and environmental groups celebrated a hard earned victory in the Court of Appeal against iron sand mining off their shores Grace Goodwin traces the procedural history

Controversial plan to mine seabed for iron ore approved in

Aug 10 2017 · A mining company should be allowed to dredge 50 million tonnes of iron sand a year from the South Taranaki Bight the Environmental Protection Authority says

DATE SET FOR SOUTH TARANAKI BIGHT IRON SAND MINING

There are also companies that want to mine iron sand off New Plymouth and Waihi Beach and TTR has permits to explore iron sand mining in a bigger area of the South Taranaki Bight with some of it closer to the coast Its website says it has spent more than 65 million on the mining project so far

South Taranaki Bight seabed iron sand extraction and

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

Company defends Taranaki seabed iron sand mining decision

Apr 18 2018 · Ngāti Ruanui members show their opposition to iron sand mining off the South Taranaki coast File photo On Wednesday it was the turn of Trans Tasman Resources lawyer Justin Smith QC

sand mining taranaki

Taranaki iron sand seabed mining consent reduced Mori Iwi will appeal ironsand mining off Taranaki coast Iron sand miner wants to fast track plans Cooke said the majority decision of the committee had reduced to an quot interpretive glossquot the stronglyworded direction to take into account the interests of Mori and give

Kiwis protest against seabed mining MINING COM

Sep 01 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