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Elaine has additional coverage on the marine minerals mining market in Norway, start-

Contributing Writers ing on page 36. As most of you reading this know well, marine minerals mining has been

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a very long time coming, and even today faces a number of business and environmental

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Tom Mulligan, Ireland while minimally impacting the environment point to a massive overall market growth in

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