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Blue Nodules Final Event

The Blue Nodules project ended at the end of July 2020. The consortium intended to have a Final Event to show the results and engage with multiple stakeholder groups. Arrangements... Read more

Blue Nodules article in SWZ Maritime

The January 2020 issue of the SWZ Maritime magazine includes an article on the development of deepsea mining solutions at Royal IHC with the current status of the technical possibilities,... Read more

Blue Nodules on dutch television

Blue Nodules activities were in the news on dutch television. Please have a look here starting from min 16. A written article can be found here. (only in dutch unfortunately)... Read more

Blue Nodules on website partner DeREGT Cables

DeRegt Cables publiced a newsarticle on their website about Blue Nodules. You can find it here.  

Impact fragmentation of polymetallic nodules under deep ocean pressure

An article is published  on written by Royal IHC and NIOZ. Please find the abstract here: The mining of poly metallic nodules from the seafloor comprises excavation or pickup, vertical... Read more

Blue Nodules General Assembly 05 in Aachen

The Blue Nodules Project had a successful fifth General Assembly meeting at the partner RWTH in Aachen, Germany.

Blue Nodules in IHC Insight magazine

As part of its involvement in the Blue Nodules project, IHC published an article in their own company magazine in which they describe how they anticipate to the future of... Read more

First field trials of seabed mining project Blue Nodules successful

During a two-week trial cruise in the Gulf of Malaga on board the Spanish research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa, technical performance and environmental effects of the mining crawler Apollo II... Read more

Blue Nodules General Assembly 04 in Spain

The Blue Nodules Project had a very successful forth General Assembly at the partner Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. Meeting in Vilanova i la Geltrú near Barcelona, Spain.

Blue Nodules on Dutch television

The scientific program ‘FOCUS’ had a topic on metal hunger which was shown on Dutch television on the 15th of February 2018. Around minute 9 off the episode you will... Read more