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The company that sought to mine phosphate from the ocean floor has lost a court case over costs it said were exhorbitant.
After consent was granted for seabed mining off South Taranaki, Chatham Rock Phosphate mining company chief executive Chris Castle, who's application was recently denied by the Environmental… Audio
The mining exploration company, Chatham Rock Phosphate, intends to lodge another application to mine the Chatham Rise, despite an ongoing dispute with the Environmental Protection Authority over… Audio
A mining company is accusing a state agency of asking it to pay for contractors' hotel and alcohol bills, and other unjustified costs. Audio
A mining company has slammed the Environmental Protection Authority's bid to make it pay $795,000 in costs for a failed marine consent application.
The mining exploration company, Chatham Rock Phosphate, has slamed the Environmental Protection Authority's move to make it pay some 800-thousand dollars in costs. Audio
Relations between the mining industry and state agencies have plunged to a new low. Audio
Chatham Rock Phosphate says a backdoor listing on the Toronto stock exchange will put it in a much stronger position to raise the cash it needs to resubmit its consent to mine the Chatham Rise seabed.
Chatham Rock Phosphate won't appeal the Environmental Protection Authority's decision to refuse its application to mine phosphate from the Chatham Rise, but that doesn't mean the company's giving up.
The mining sector says New Zealand has effectively shut the book on seabed mining and will miss out on significant royalties. Audio
Chatham Rock Phosphate's managing director, Chris Castle, says he isn't giving up on his project to mine phosphate from the Chatham Rise. Audio
Mining industry group Straterra says it is aghast that Chatham Rock Phosphate has been refused consent to mine on the Chatham Rise seabed. Audio
A company's been blocked in its bid to mine the seabed for phosphate off the Canterbury Coast, sparking a warning the country could miss out on hundreds of millions of dollars. Audio
Shares in Chatham Rock Phosphate have plunged after the Environmental Protection Authority refused its application to mine phosphate from the Chatham Rise. Audio