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In bed with Placer

Published by MAC on 2005-11-29


In bed with Placer

29th November 2005

Six months ago we warned on this site that seabed mining for massive sulphides (SMS) was advancing apace, with a potential threat to coastal communities that few people saw as a threat (http://www.minesandcommunities.org/Action/press649.htm).

Now the company which initiated this "new frontier" has won an award at the recent Mining Journal World Congress, for its "pioneering" work - which Placer is also funding.

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