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Troubled Papua New Guinea deep-sea mine faces environmental challenge
By Online Editor
6:11 pm GMT+12, 12/12/2017, Papua New Guinea
The proposed process uses machinery previously used in other mining industries to excavate materials from the sea floor, then draw it up to the surface as seawater slurry. The slurry is then “de-watered” and transferred to another vessel for shipping. Extracted seawater is then pumped back…
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