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The History of Ironsand | New Zealand Steel

The Birth of New Zealand Steel. New Zealand Steel Limited was incorporated in 1965. The long-term vision of those behind it was to establish a steel industry that would utilise the abundant local raw materials. In 1966, construction started on a mill at Glenbrook, 65 kilometres south east of Auckland.

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Trans-Tasman Resources - Offshore Iron Ore | TTR

Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) is a New Zealand based and managed company established in 2007 to explore and develop New Zealand's offshore mineral sand deposits. In 2016 TTR's most advanced project is the South Taranaki Bight (STB) iron sands project located 22km to …

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Trans-Tasman Resources is still confident about its plans ...

Trans-Tasman Resources is still confident about its plans to extract and export ironsands dredged from the Taranaki seabed. By NEIL RITCHIE.. TRANS-TASMAN RESOURCES chairman Alan Eggers believes Environmental Protection Agency approval last August was the final regulatory hurdle the company needed to clear before starting building, commissioning and operating seabed mining.

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Taharoa ironsand mining and ship loading | Engineering New ...

Taharoa ironsands mining, circa 1974. Cover image, New Zealand Engineering, Vol. 29:5 (May 1974). Taharoa, an isolated and exposed location on the North Island's west coast, has the largest deposits of ironsand ( titanomagnetite ) in New Zealand.

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Miners given access to Māui dolphin sanctuary

 · Created in 2008, the West Coast North Island Marine Mammal Sanctuary spans the coast from Maunganui Bluff in Northland down to Oakura Beach in Taranaki, extending 12 nautical miles offshore. Its express purpose is to protect the critically endangered Māui dolphins, which number less than 100 and only reside on the West Coast of the North Island.

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ironsand photos on Flickr | Flickr

The background is the black ironsand characteristic of the beaches of the West Coast near Auckland, New Zealand and because it is in the shade the colour of the leaves is accentuated. ... Piha view from the road a west coast beach near Auckland with the Lion Rock and blackened ironsands and native cabbage tree-ferns. See also : ...

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Detailed Inventory | KASM | Kiwis against Seabed Mining

The magnetic grains contain a high proportion of composite grains with inclusions of silicate minerals, which reduces the iron content of the concentrate to an average of 46% Fe compared with the overall average of 56% Fe for west coast ironsands.

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Ironsands Offshore Mining | Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Pacific Offshore's parent company, Cass Offshore Minerals (CASS), already has active permits on the West Coast in the Taranaki Basin, under Ironsands Offshore Mining Ltd. Neil Loftus, chief executive for POM and majority shareholder for CASS, did not respond to requests for an interview.

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Provenance of Ironsands

the west coast of the North Island, both onshore and offshore. Mining of ironsand deposits since 1969 at Waikato North Head (WNH), Taharoa and Waipipi has produced titanomagnetite concentrate for export and for local steel production. The titanomagnetite is mainly derived from erosion of Cenozoicandesitic rocks of the Taranaki volcanoes. These

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new zealand iron sand mining - BINQ Mining

Ironsands Offshore Mining Ltd; IOM holds an iron sand exploration resource in the billions of tonnes. … off the West coast of the North Island of New Zealand. … » More detailed BlueScope Steel Announces the Divestment of the Taharoa Iron Sands …

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Journal of Geochemical Exploration | Vol 178, Pages 1-92 ...

select article Provenance of titanomagnetite in ironsands on the west coast of the North Island, New Zealand. Research article Full text access Provenance of titanomagnetite in ironsands on the west coast of the North Island, New Zealand. R.L. Brathwaite, M.F. Gazley, A.B. Christie.

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Battle on to prevent mining | Stuff.co.nz

A national campaign protesting mining of ironsands on the west coast has made its way to Piha. Cindy Baxter and Sara Carbery are mobilising residents of the beach town to come together and oppose ...

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Taharoa Ironsands Ltd fined over $60,000 | Te Ao Māori News

 · Taharoa Ironsands Limited has been fined $60,750 for discharging 4,000 litres of diesel into the Wainui Stream in August last year. The case was brought against the West Coast mining company following a number of complaints regarding contamination in the Wainui stream at their mine site near Kāwhia.

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ironsand photos on Flickr | Flickr

The background is the black ironsand characteristic of the beaches of the West Coast near Auckland, New Zealand and because it is in the shade the colour of the leaves is accentuated. ... Piha view from the road a west coast beach near Auckland with the Lion Rock and blackened ironsands and native cabbage tree-ferns. See also : ...

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Taharoa tensions: Community fights back amid claims of ...

 · Taharoa tensions: Community fights back amid claims of corporate greed at mine ... from an ironsand mine at Taharoa on the North Island's remote west coast. But there's a …

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Taharoa ironsands on sale block - Waatea

Future earning for Maori landowners on the Waikato west coast could be in doubt with New Zealand Steel's Australian owner, Bluescope, putting its Taharoa ironsands mining operation on the sale block. The company has a 70-year-lease with Taharoa C Incorporation to mine the sand, which is used at the ...

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Taharoa - Wikipedia

Tahāroa (Māori: Tahaaroa or Tahāroa) is a small village on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand, to the southwest of Kawhia Harbour and overlooking Lake Taharoa. Taharoa. ... operation between New Zealand Steel Limited and the Maori people of Taharoa to mark the official opening of the Taharoa ironsands operation on November 24 ...

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West Coast mining company Taharoa Ironsands fined after ...

A judge has called a West Coast mining company "careless" for discharging diesel into a Waikato stream. Taharoa Ironsands leaked 4000 litres into the Wainui Stream though a mining site stormwater ...

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Huge ironsands expansion - Quarrying & Mining Magazine

Huge ironsands expansion. November 11th, 2014 Charles Fairbairn Mining. A major mining expansion is underway on Waikato's remote west coast with New Zealand Steel to lift ironsands exports. LINDSAY CLARK explains. Theo Annandale, project manager for the Taharoa mining expansion, told the AusIMM mining conference in Hamilton that exports of ...

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Shifting sands: the uneven playing field in the battle for ...

 · Shifting sands: the uneven playing field in the battle for West Coast ironsands. By Gareth Hughes / May 5, ... Environmental Protection Authority is about to decide if large-scale seabed mining is to start off the North Island's West Coast in a precedent-setting case, but the playing field has been tipped against the environment from the ...

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The Provenance of titanomagnetite in the West Coast North ...

Request PDF on ResearchGate | The Provenance of titanomagnetite in the West Coast North island ironsands, based on principal component analysis of titanomagnetite compositions | The results of ...

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Mining in New Zealand - Howling Pixel

West Coast Gold Rush. The West Coast Gold Rush on the West Coast of New Zealand from 1864 to 1867 populated the area, which up till then had been visited by few Europeans. Gold was found near the Taramakau River in 1864 by two Māori, Ihaia Tainui and Haimona Taukau.

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deposit, west coast, North Island, New Zealand Geophysical ...

Island west coast ironsand deposits. Kear (1979) calculated total reserves of 570 x 106 tonnes (t) of titanomagnetite, of which 190 x 1061 were proven by drilling, and the remainder were inferred reserves above sea level. Ironsands offshore from the west coast were investigated by McDougall (1961) and Carter (1980). Generally, they

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Taharoa Mining buys NZ Steel - Taharoa Mining Investments

New Zealand Steel Mining Limited has a license to mine the Taharoa iron sands on the west coast of the North Island. It is currently exporting in excess of 3 million tonnes of iron ore concentrate per year.

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Black sand magic - YouTube

 · Iron sands from the iconic volcano Mt Taranaki form the west coast beaches from Taranaki to the the top of Northland. Here they dance with the pure white silica sands from Northlands east coast...

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Taharoa Ironsands diesel spill - March 2017 - YouTube

 · West coast mining company, Taharoa Ironsands Limited, has been convicted and fined $60,750 for discharging 4000 litres of diesel into a stream …

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NZ: Pacific Offshore Mining eyes Bay of Plenty seabed ...

 · Pacific Offshore's parent company, Cass Offshore Minerals (CASS), already has active permits on the West Coast in the Taranaki Basin, under Ironsands Offshore Mining Ltd. Neil Loftus, chief executive for POM and majority shareholder for CASS, did not respond to requests for an interview.

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Offshore ironsands mining permit sought | Scoop News

Offshore ironsands mining permit sought ... and the Chinese government's SinoMetals also hold prospecting licences for ironsands further north off the North Island west coast and ironsands have ...

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West Coast Iron, Inc. | We take steel to it's best.

At West Coast Iron we take pride in our work and it shows. We make every effort to be part of the solution on every project. From value adds in the planning stage to project closeout, we strive to work with you every step of the way to ensure the highest quality construction on your schedule.

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GC22NH3 Waipipi Ironsands (Taranaki) (Earthcache) in North ...

 · Waipipi Ironsands (Taranaki) (GC22NH3) was created by J 'N' K on 1/3/2010. It's a Other size geocache, with difficulty of 2, terrain of 1.5. It's located in North Island, New Zealand.UPDATE: With the gates closed at 1800 hrs daily, there is alternate access from the beach up to the monument.

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