Tag: deep sea mining

Deep sea mining rig in operation for the first time

By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Dec 20, 2020 08:29:25As of last week, the Deep Sea Mining Rig has been working at depths of more than 4,000 feet.The rig, a 60-foot-long (18-meter) rig with an estimated 5,000 metric tons (21,000 tons) of water-bearing rock and ore on board, is the second Deep Sea Mine rig to…



How to mine diamonds in Iceland

As we enter the final weeks of 2016, Iceland has finally confirmed its position as the first country to mine and mine alone.It is a major milestone, but it is not the only one.There are many other mining projects underway, including a new mine in the far north of the country, as well as the…