News: 2012

15 Nov 2012: The Cornishman - Plan unveiled to harvest tin from seabed

Multi-million pound proposals to harvest tin deposits from the seabed off Hayle have been unveiled. The plans, which would see marine deposits of the metal reclaimed between St Ives and St Agnes, could create up to 100 jobs and kick-start major investment in the region. While the proposals are at a very early stage, Hayle harbour could be used for processing the tin which has been deposited on the seabed as a result of mining.

02 Nov 2012: Pirate FM - Search for Tin at Sea?

Pirate FM has learnt there could be a new gold rush in Cornwall - for tin. A company has told us about plans to sift for underwater deposits off the north coast. Marine Minerals says it would create up to a hundred new jobs. It wants to search for waste, left over from the Duchy's historic mining industry.

01 Nov 2012: Western Morning News Study of underwater tin deposits could create jobs

A Cornish company is to begin an investigation of underwater tin deposits to see if it is economically and environmentally viable to extract the mineral, writes WMN Business Editor Liz Parks.