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Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining.

The future of electric cars may depend on mining critically important metals on the ocean floor. That’s the view of the engineer leading a major European investigation into new sources... Read more

Blue Nodules consortium meets in Denmark

On the 22-24 October 2019 the Blue Nodules Consortium held their 6th General Assembly meeting in Dragor in Denmark. The meeting was very successful and the project on track. The... Read more

Side-event and stakeholder workshop at the ISA July 2019

During this Summers ISA session a side event was organized in corporation with the delegation of the Netherlands. The programming at the lunch hour of the second day of the... 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 as side event at ISA 2019

Good news! Blue Nodules has been selected to introduce the project during the side event during the 25th Session of the International Seabead Authority on 16th July. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

Blue Nodules on website partner DeREGT Cables

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

Impact fragmentation of polymetallic nodules under deep ocean pressure

An article is published  on www.elsevier.com written by Royal IHC and NIOZ. Please find the asbtract 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. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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

Video clip of the trial cruise of the seabed mining project Blue Nodules is now online!

  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... Read more