The Metals Company collaborating with Kongsberg Digital to create a seafloor nodule mining system digital twin
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The Metals Company collaborating with Kongsberg Digital to create a seafloor nodule mining system digital twin
November 23, 2021

The Metals Company (TMC) recently entered into an agreement with Kongsberg Digital, a leading provider of high-technology systems and solutions for the oil and gas, merchant marine, defense and aerospace industries. In advance of TMC’s initial nodule collector drive test in the Atlantic Ocean planned for early next year and followed by full pilot collection[…]

TMC’s latest offshore polymetallic nodule research campaign sets sail
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TMC’s latest offshore polymetallic nodule research campaign sets sail
September 29, 2021

The Metals Company, an explorer of “lower-impact battery metals from seafloor polymetallic nodules”, has mobilised its latest offshore research campaign, Environmental Expedition 5C, which continues its investigation of the pelagic zone in its NORI-D licence area of the Clarion Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean. The company’s fourth environmental campaign this year, Expedition 5C is[…]

BAUER looks to apply vertical trench cutter tech to seafloor mining through new JV with Harren & Partner Group
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BAUER looks to apply vertical trench cutter tech to seafloor mining through new JV with Harren & Partner Group
September 1, 2021

Seafloor massive sulphides are a valuable mineral raw material found at the bottom of the deep sea. The ‘Vertical Approach’ is a method for extracting seafloor massive sulphides using the trench cutter method, an established technique in specialist foundation engineering that is operated and supported in the deep-sea environment from a ship on the open[…]

Seafloor nodule battery metals mining junior DeepGreen to combine with Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corp & list as The Metals Company
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Seafloor nodule battery metals mining junior DeepGreen to combine with Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corp & list as The Metals Company
March 5, 2021

DeepGreen Metals Inc, the developer of lower-impact battery metals from unattached seafloor polymetallic nodules, has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: SOAC), a special purpose acquisition company with a dedicated ESG focus “and deep operational and capital market capabilities in the energy and resource sectors.” The transaction represents[…]