Blue Mining latest news

The building and testing of the electric motor for the booster station

One task of the project is to develop, build and use the test facilities for testing of the relevant Vertical Transport System. The most critical sub system is the booster... Read more

RWTH Science Night

On Friday 13 November 2015,  RWTH Aachen University organised the RWTH Science Night. Through posters and ‘demo’s’ the Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering presented the Blue Mining project to their guests. A... Read more

Tests Vertical Riser

In September Marin has been busy with the preparation of the model basin tests with the flexible riser. Their approach and test limitations were discussed during a fruitful meeting with the... Read more

Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining : Presentations live online

The international forum for deep sea mining professionals As the international deep sea mining community move ever closer to mining the deep-ocean floor, industry stakeholders from developing island nations and... Read more

GEOMAR News – article on Blue Mining

In the second issue 2015 of the GEOMAR NEWS, an article on the Blue Mining project is published. Find here the link to the PDF of the article (the article... Read more

Blue Mining Newsletter #1

The first Blue Mining Newsletter is a fact! Please click the below picture to see read the whole newsletter on screen. If you would like to receive future issues in... Read more

Model tests in Concept basin

Model testst in Concept basin, As part of the Blue Mining project MARIN has conducted model tests in their Concept Basin. Aim of the model test was to determine hydrodynamic... Read more

Project results available

In due course of the Blue Mining project, results – deliverables will be available on this website. Some (public) deliverables are already posted  in the ‘download’ section! When a deliverable... Read more

Testing self potential sensor on the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)

The work of work package 1 contains the construction of a self-potential sensor for AUV exploration Inactive sulfide deposits are believed to be bigger than the young, active deposits that... Read more

Is deep-sea marine mining an option? OECD expert meeting in Kiel discussing prospects of marine resources

OECD expert meeting in Kiel discussing prospects of marine resourcesNovember 28, 2014 – Kiel. On 27 and 28 November, GEOMAR, together with the Konsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung (KDM), hosted an international... Read more