Seabed Mining

Some articles on seabed, mining:

International Seabed Authority - Current Activities
... of 15-year contracts with seven organizations that had applied for specific seabed areas in which they were authorized to explore for polymetallic nodules ... and Tonga Offshore Mining Limited ... on 22 July 2011 and to Tonga Offshore Mining Limited on 12th January 2012 ...

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