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Ironsands Offshore Mining

2014 Vibracoring Projects

January – June 2014
Alfa 1 Technologies, Aparri, Philippines, Iron Sands resource assessment, Operational staff and project support (VC-700)

January 2014
URS, Darwin NT, Pre-dredge survey / contaminated sediment (VC-450)Darwin URS Sub-sampling East Arm

March 2014
Aurecon, Darwin NT, Geotechnical Survey (VC-450)

April 2015
URS, Darwin NT, Pre-dredge survey / contaminated sediment (VC-450)

June 2014
GHD, Koolan Island, Piston / Gravity core

July 2014
Dof Subsea, NW shelf, WA Puffin Field, Piston Coring, Anchor placement survey

July 2014
Tauranga Port Authority, Tauranga, NZ Harbour, survey, pre-dredge (VC-450)

September 2014
Dof Subsea, Malampaya, Philippines, Gas Pipeline survey. Piston corer, 800 m water depth.

December 2014
FURG, Brazil Rio Grande, Brazil, SALE: SEAS VC-450 system

2012 Vibracoring Projects

Nov 2012
Frc Environmental Daru, PNG port development survey, contaminated sediment study.

3m Core deploymentAugust 2012
J & S Drilling / GPC, Gladstone Harbour; Pre-dredge contaminated sediment study.

June 2012
IXSurvey / URS
East Arm Wharf development Darwin Harbour, Pre-dredge contaminated sediment study.

May 2012
IXSurvey / Odyssey Marine / Chatham Rock Phosphate
Chatham Rise NZ, 400m water depth phosphate nodule survey.

February 2012
IXSurvey Darwin Harbour Charles Point survey.

January 2012
FMG Pacific / Western Work Boats NZ
Manukau / New Plymouth, NZ; Ironsand resource definition.
LARS fitted onto Tranquil Image to facilitate safer operating conditions off the testing west coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

SEAS Offshore Vibracoring Projects in 2011

December 2011
Hydrobiology, Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo contaminated sediment study.

Chatham Rise NZ, 1.5m core (6 inch diameter) at 400m water depthSeptember 2011
KAPE, Bautino, Kazakhstan, Equipment operational training.

August 2011
Worley Parsons, Anketell – Point Samson, WA contaminated sediment study.

May – June 2011
Ironsands Offshore Mining NZ / Western Workboats NZ.
Ironsand resource definition and core sample logging / description.