get in touch
Blog
  1. Home >
  2. Blog Detail

New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

Dec 14, 2021

Sep 30, 2021 Taranaki Iron Sands Mining Appeal Fails in Supreme Court. September 30, 2021. Trans-Tasman Resources has lost its attempt by the Supreme Court to overturn a decision that prevented it from mining millions of tons of iron sands off the coast of South Taranaki. A map showing the area covered by the South Taranaki Bight Project

Get Price

Popular products

  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Mar 10, 2014 New Zealand: 99.5% of submissions oppose iron sand mining. Media release from Climate Justice Taranaki “Of the 4706 submissions the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) received on Trans-Tasman Resources’ (TTR) plans to mine iron sand off the Taranaki coast, a staggering 99.5% of submitters opposed the application!

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Sep 30, 2021 TTR is a New Zealand company, majority owned by New Zealand shareholders, established in 2007 to explore and produce iron ore from vast offshore iron sand deposits. TTR’s resource is a vanadium-titanomagnetite iron sand deposit lying in water depths from around 20m to 70m, over 20kms out to sea

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Oct 28, 2021 Seabed mining company Trans-Tasman Resources has formally asked the Environmental Protection Authority to reconsider its consents to mine iron-sand offshore from Pātea. The authority received the

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Seabed mining is not a new mining technique in New Zealand. Small-scale offshore sand mining is an established practice in the Kaipara Harbour and P kiri beach. This sand is used for construction, concrete and to replenish beaches

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Registered Address. Level 5, 38-42 Waring Taylor Street, Wellington. 6011. NZ. Industry Codes. B080510: Sand mining - mineral (New Zealand Business Industry Codes) Annual Return Last Made Up Date. 2021-04-14T10:48:37.000+1200. Previous Names

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    weight, many ironsand deposits are important iron ore resources. This has long been recognised in Japan, where ironsand mining commenced in the Izumo region in A.D. 733 (Hattori 1960). In New Zealand, titanomagnetite sands occur along much of the west coast of the North Island, from Wanganui in southern Taranaki, to Kaipara Harbour in Northland

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Mining the seabed for iron sands in New Zealand Sand mining for construction aggregates often gets the lion’s share of attention but sand is also mined for various industrial minerals. Our main story this month unfolds in New Zealand. Read

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    The Court of Appeal has today released its decision on the appeals against the High Court decision quashing the EPA decision to grant marine consents to Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTRL). TTRL had applied to carry out an offshore iron sand mining operation in the South Taranaki Bight. We are now carefully considering the decision, and will

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    The highest court in the land has ruled out destructive seabed mining in Aotearoa New Zealand.” Visit our blog. KASM in the News Whanganui Chronicle | 13/07/2019. Date set for South Taranaki Bight iron sand mining battle to head to Court of Appeal

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    The sand and gold concentrates have been washed down from the mountains and from the grindings of the glaciers that were once plentiful in the area. Possibly the hardest part about black sand mining is the fact that the gold is usually fine and the sand is very dense so refining the gold can be a time consuming task that requires a lot of patience

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Oct 28, 2021 In contrast, in late September, the New Zealand Supreme Court rejected a bid by Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) to overturn a decision preventing the company from mining iron sand off the coast of South Taranaki.This has led to calls for the New Zealand Government to introduce legislation to ban DSM and support a moratorium on DSM, which could influence

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Oct 01, 2021 A New Zealand offshore mining company has lost its supreme court bid to overturn a decision preventing it from mining millions of tonnes of iron-sand off the coast of South Taranaki, on New

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Iron Ore Mining in New Zealand industry outlook (2020-2025) poll Average industry growth 2020-2025: x.x lock Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the average company profit margin for this industry

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Iron sand is a general term for sand-sized grains of heavy iron-rich minerals, principally magnetite (Fe3O4), titanomagnetite (Fe2TiO3), and ilmenite (FeTiO3). 4576. New Zealand’s iron sands occur extensively in coastal dunes and on the adjacent continental shelf of the western North Island, and have been successfully mined onshore for over

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Ironsand beaches, western North Island. Dark-coloured sand rich in titanomagnetite is found on beaches on the west coast of the North Island between Whanganui and Auckland. The sand is mined at Taharoa and Waikato North Head

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Jun 10, 2020 Deadlocked: economics versus the environment at New Zealand’s NZ$1bn sand mining project. Trans-Tasman Resources has been involved in a protracted legal battle over a proposed sand mining project off the New Zealand coast, which would see 50 million tonnes of sediment lifted and processed a year to mine for iron ore beneath the waves

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    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 a 3.5% Davis Tube Recovery cutoff and a further 2

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Iron sand is found along the west coast of the North Island between Kaipara Harbour and Whanganui. New Zealand Steel mines up to 1.2 million tonnes of sand each year from the north head at Port Waikato. 3413; Iron sand is also found offshore, in the northern and southern Taranaki bights it is present in localised concentrations of greater than

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Aug 10, 2017 Seabed Mining: The Basics. Years after it was first proposed, seabed mining of iron ore off the South Taranaki coast has finally been granted consent. In a 368-page decision, The Environmental

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Jun 18, 2014 A project to mine undersea iron ore sand deposits off the New Zealand coast has been rejected because of uncertainty about the environmental impact of the project, the country's Environmental

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Jul 29, 2020 First, some context: In August 2017, Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) was granted consent to mine up to 50 million tonnes of iron sands each year from a 66-square-kilometre area off the South Taranaki Bight in New Zealand. As of that year, they had invested more than $60 million in this project

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Taharoa, an isolated and exposed location on the North Island’s west coast, has the largest deposits of ironsand ( titanomagnetite) in New Zealand. There was an estimated 300 million tons of concentrate available when the mining project commenced

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    After extensive trials, the New Zealand Steel Mill at Glenbrook opened in 1970 with an ironsand mine located at the mouth of the Waikato River. Minimising Environmental Effects Like all operations that extract a raw material mining the ironsand affects the environment. New Zealand Steel has addressed these effects in a number of ways:

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Over the centuries, the heavy dark ironsands have been transported by ocean currents along the coast and deposited on beaches, forming dunes of up to 90 metres high. After extensive trials, the New Zealand Steel Mill at Glenbrook opened in 1970 with an ironsand mine located at the mouth of the Waikato River. The Birth of New Zealand Steel

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Jun 10, 2020 By JP Casey 10 Jun 2020 (Last Updated June 17th, 2020 10:05) Trans-Tasman Resources has been involved in a protracted legal battle over a proposed sand mining project off the New Zealand coast, which would see 50 million tonnes of sediment lifted and processed a year to mine for iron ore beneath the waves

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Iron Ore Mining in New Zealand industry outlook (2020-2025) poll Average industry growth 2020-2025: x.x lock Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the average company profit margin for this industry

    Read More
  • New Zealand Iron Sand Mining
    New Zealand Iron Sand Mining

    Mar 14, 2014 The Japanese-owned bulk iron sand carrier the Taharoa Express anchored off the coast of the North Island of New Zealand. By: Jamie Morton Science Reporter, NZ Herald [email protected]

    Read More