Dr. Colin Seaborn presents an update on the results of successful metallurgical testing of Cook Island polymetallic nodules
Cook Islands’ Prime Minister Mark Brown signed a declaration officially opening up areas of their seabed for applicants to submit exploration license applications.
“Deep-sea miners see Tesla growth as signal to pluck cobalt………..” recent article published on E&E CimateWire.
While we are all happily enjoying our Christmas Day on dry land this year, the crew and OML Technical team will be at sea undertaking a special deep sea Research expedition, north of Aitutaki.
Hans Smit, Dave Huber and Karl Winter of OML shall be attending and sponsoring at the Underwater Mining Conference, Hainan, China, 22-27 September 2019.
We also look forward to demonstrating our environmental data collection application – PelagOS.
On 21 August OML Founder and Chairman John Halkyard and President Hans Smit presented a 1-hour seminar entitled “Mining the Deep Seabed: A viable approach to meeting the critical needs of the U.S. for secure, responsibly sourced metals for a green energy future” as part of the USGS NMIC Seminar series (https://www.usgs.gov/centers/nmic/nmic-seminars). In this meeting, OML presented an industry perspective as to the viability of seabed mining as the solution for looming supply deficits and import dependencies for a number of critical metals.
The OML team shall be attending, presenting and sponsoring at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, 24-27 June 2019.