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¡VAMOS! Project YouTube channel

Discover more videos about ¡VAMOS!, the EU-funded Viable Alternative Mine Operating System project on the ¡VAMOS! Project YouTube channel.

2019, February GeoNews EFG Projects | VAMOS review meeting
2019, February ¡VAMOS!
YouTube channel
The official ¡VAMOS! Project movie
2019, February Solid ground Underwater frontier

Extensive overview of the project.

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2019, January EFG ¡VAMOS! review meeting
2019, January Deloitte Tracking the trends 2016
2018, December UT3 ¡VAMOS! Almost gone

UT3 issue 6. ¡VAMOS! Almost gone, article in UT3 from Society of Underwater Technology

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2018, December Sandvik Mining and
Rock Technology
channel
Project movie for Sandvik promotion
2018, December AZoRobotics How are Robots Revolutionizing Mining?
2018, December The Engineer ¡VAMOS! project aims to boost European mineral extraction
2018, November Polish Engineering
Magazine
Underwater mining: a chance for the economy, a challenge for engineers
2018, November Solid Ground.
Sandvik Magazine
Onward and downward

Article in online Sandvik customer magazine

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2018, November Damen Magazine Innovative spirit – The EU’s contribution to Damen’s RD&I, Part III
2018, November Tipperary Live Underwater robot tested at planned Tipperary hydro-electric power station set to revolutionise mining industry
2018, November Oil and Gas
Republic
Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Dredging Today Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Ajot.com Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Maritime Technology Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November International Mining VAMOS flooded pit mining tech proven in hard rock at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November PortNews ¡VAMOS! consortium holds the field demonstration of technology at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Subsea World News ¡VAMOS! Technology Demos in Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Maritime Journal Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Mining Magazine Ireland plays host to innovation demonstration

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November SeaWork Damen demo ¡VAMOS! Technology a Success

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Maritime
by Holland
Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November European Geologist
Journal
Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November Sea News Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, November OceanHub Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, October Slovenian television Let’s bite science

TV show “Let’s bite science”

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2018, October Slovenian radio Podobe znanja (Images of science)

Approx 30 minute interview about use of robotics and automation for mineral prospecting and extraction

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2018, September The Nenagh
Guardian
VAMOS: Progress with Silvermines hydro-electric plan.
2018, August The Economist A new robot system will reopen abandoned, flooded mines

Project mentioned in article about opening old mines; Overview of the project

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2018, July Dredging Today EC Officials Visit Dutch Maritime Technology Sector

Project mentioned in news about the EC Officials visit to Dutch Maritime Technology Sector

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2018, July Sarajevo Times The largest Water Well in BiH is located in Vares

News about the project

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2018, June Dredging Today ¡VAMOS! Demonstration in Silvermines, Ireland

News about the trials at Silvermines

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2018, June Općina Vareš Projekat EU "VAMOS" u martu započinje testiranja najsuvremenije opreme rudarenja na području bivšeg rudnika željezne rude "Smreka"

About cancellation of Vares test site

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2018, May Ocean News &
Technology
Field Demonstration of ¡VAMOS! Technology in Ireland

Article about the Open Day at Silvermines

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2018, April Mining Technology
Partners
Project Vamos with Edine Bakker, La Palma Institute

Podcast about the project with Edine Bakker

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2018, March Mining Technology Finding tin on the seafloor

Webarticle and interview with Mike Proudfoot of MML, with reference to ¡VAMOS!

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2018, February Sarajevo Times The largest Water Well in BiH is located in Vares
2018, February Vares website Projekat EU "VAMOS"

Web article "Projekat EU "VAMOS" u martu započinje testiranja najsuvremenije opreme rudarenja na području bivšeg rudnika željezne rude "Smreka""

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2018, February Radio Bobovac Projekt podvodnog rudarenja na jezeru "Smreka"

Web article "Projekt podvodnog rudarenja na jezeru "Smreka""

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2018, February Mining Technology VAMOS: accessing abandoned mine sites with underwater robots

VAMOS: accessing abandoned mine sites with underwater robots. Web article and interview with Paul Arthur, SMD

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2018, February Radio Odmev Pogovor z Gorazdom Žibretom
2018, January Dnevnik.si Robot bo raziskal tudi idrijski rudnik živega srebra

Dnevnik (newspaper)

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2018, January Znanost.sta.si STAznanost website
2018, January Znanost.sta.si Na Bledu o razvoju robotov za pridobivanje surovin iz težko dostopnih nahajališč
2018, January Finance newspaper Z roboti po zalitih in opuščenih rudnikih
2018, January Live Science 24 Underwater Drones – The Boom in Robotics Beneath the Waves
2017, December Mining Global What is VAMOS - the Viable Alternative Mine Operating System?

Overview of the project

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2017, December NBC News Digital Robots are replacing humans in the world's mines. Here's why.

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2017, December Damen Dredging
Journal
VAMOS on trial

Damen Dredging Journal. Article in Damen customer magazine “VAMOS on trial”

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2017, December International Mining ¡VAMOS! underwater mining project to start at Lee Moor in UK

News about the project regarding trials at the Lee Moor site

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2017, December Sonistics SMD’s Underwater Mining Tech Improves Environmental Viability
2017, December International Mining Sandvik cutting tools progressing at Solwara 1 in PNG and ¡VAMOS! in the UK
2017, November Disruptor Saily Soil Machine Dynamics’ Robotic Underwater Mining Vehicle Passes Critical Test
2017, November ChronicleLive Underwater mine robot developed by Wallsend's SMD passes first stage trials

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Your Mining News SMD completes Stage 1 of major international underwater mining R&D project

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Your Subsea News SMD completes Stage 1 of major international underwater mining R&D project

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November DSM Observer SMD helps major international underwater mining project move a step closer to reality

Overview of the project and of the Lee Moor trials

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2017, November Subsea World News SMD Preps for Next Stage of VAMOS Testing

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Dredging Today ¡VAMOS! – First Stage Testing Complete

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Eureka SMD helps develop robot for major international underwater mining project

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November VerPortugal VAMOS: testado com sucesso protótipo para exploração subaquática de minas terrestres

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Marine Technology
News
SMD Tests Subsea Mining Vehicle Prototype

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Subsea UK SMD Helps Major International Underwater Mining R&D Project Move a Step Closer to Reality

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November ROV Planet SMD Helps Major International Underwater Mining R&D Project Move a Step Closer to Reality

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Blasting News Ground-breaking underwater mining technology has been tested in Devon

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November TVEuropa Tecnologia robótica para exploração subaquática com contributo INESC TEC

Overview of the project; State of field trials at Lee Moor

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2017, November Meet Sandvik Sandvik participates in underwater mining project

Article in customer magazine

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2017, October New Scientist Underwater drone will change mining

(Web) article in the New Scientist

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2017, October DSM Observer ¡VAMOS! Technology Demonstrated in UK

Overview of the Open Day in Lee Moor

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2017, October New Scientist Robotic underwater miners can go where humans can’t

(Web) article in the New Scientist

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2017, September Maritime Holland Leading by example, the role of Dutch companies in the international dredging industry

Maritime Holland no. 6 2017. ‘Leading by example, the role of Dutch companies in the international dredging industry. Interview with Olivier Marcus, Product Group Dredging Director of Damen Shipyards.

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2017, September Central Dredging
Association
Future innovations and research

Project mentioned in article; short overview given

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2017, August Australian Mining A sea change for mining

Project mentioned in article about sea mining; overview given

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2017, July Solid Ground Underwater frontier

Solid Ground #2. Article in customer magazine “Underwater frontier”

2017, July Answers With Joe This is an underwater robotic excavation system for flooded open-cut mines

Overview of the project

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2017, July Inside #4 Mechanical cutting - let’s go!

Article in internal company magazine “MECHANICAL CUTTING - LET’S GO!”

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2017, May Dredging Today Project ¡VAMOS! Module Assembled

News about the project

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2017, April Večernji list Zamrli Vares vraca se u zivot zahvaljujuci megaprojektu EU

Article “Zamrli Vares vraca se u zivot zahvaljujuci megaprojektu EU” in local Sarajevo newspaper

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2016, April Bobovac Site investigation for Lake Smreka, Vares, BiH
2017, February International Mining Trelleborg designs hoses for Pan-European mining R&D project

Trelleborg designs hoses for Pan-European mining R&D project

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2016, December AT Mineral Processing ¡VAMOS! reaches Design Freeze Milestone

Article based on press release ”VAMOS reaches deisgn freeze milestone”

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2016, December EFG EFG projects | ¡VAMOS!

EFG project news. ¡VAMOS! project

2016, November UT3 ¡VAMOS! reaches Design Freeze Milestone

UT3 issue 4. Article in UT3 from Society of Underwater Technology

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2016, November Damen Dredging
Journal
¡VAMOS! : a European R&D project to unlock the potential of unexpoited minerals in an environmentally friendly manner

Inside-out article on ¡VAMOS! incl interviews with Sander Steenbrink, AB member and Stef Kapusniak, Technical Mgr.

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2016, November European Geologist
Journal
¡VAMOS! at European Geologist Journal

European Geologist Journal 42. Overview of project

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2016, August Općina Vareš Održana prezentacija projekta "Vamos"

Webarticle on site investigation for Lake Smreka, Vares, BiH.

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2016, June Maritiem Nederland Damen Dredging Equipment breekt door in diepzeemijnbouw

Article on involvement of Damen in DSM and the ¡VAMOS! project

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2016, May European Geologist
Journal
¡VAMOS! at European Geologist Journal

European Geologist Journal 41. Overview of project

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2016, May EFG EFG projects | ¡VAMOS!

EFG project news. Overview of project

2016, May Bobovac Site investigation for Lake Smreka, Vares, BiH

Article on site investigation for Lake Smreka, Vares, BiH.

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2016, March Dredging Today Viable Alternative Mining Operating System: New Milestone Achieved

News about the project

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2016, March ZfTFlyer ZfT flyer on intelligent robots

ZfT flyer on intelligent robots (German language)

2016, March Finance & manager VAMOS project

The Finance magazine is daily newspaper, targeting business sector in Slovenia; the topic of the article is robotics, and VAMOS project is briefly described in one paragraph (pg. 22, last paragraph in right column) Article describes main aims and the purpose of the project, and GeoZS role in it .(Slovenian language)

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2016, February EFG EFG projects | ¡VAMOS!

EFG project news. ¡VAMOS! project

2016, January FOCUS magazine ¡VAMOS! at FOCUS magazine
2015, December Infonom forum VAMOS - Viable Alternative Mine Operating System

Overview of the project

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2015, December UT3 ¡VAMOS!

UT3 #6 (Society for Underwater Technology). Article based on press release ”VAMOS delivers conceptual design plans for submerged mining prototype” and background of the project.

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2015, November European Geologist
Journal
¡VAMOS!, Developing a Revolutionary Underwater Mining System

European Geologist Journal 40.

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2015, October Allaboutshipping.com ¡VAMOS! delivers conceptual design plans for submerged mining prototype

Overview of the project.

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2015, October GeoNews EFG projects | ¡VAMOS!

EFG’s monthly electronic newsletter

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2015, August Subsea World News SMD: ¡VAMOS! Project Moves Forward

Overview of the project.

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2015, August EFG EFG projects | ¡VAMOS!

EFG project news. ¡VAMOS! project

2015, August Damen Magazine #3 Working to develop Europe’s hidden resources
2015, June DPC Magazine ¡VAMOS! Making mining clean & green

Article “¡VAMOS!: Making mining clean & green” in Environmental Supplement in IHS Dredging and Port Construction Magazine

2015, May European Geologist
Journal
¡VAMOS! at European Geologist Journal

European Geologist Journal 39. Overview of project

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2015, May EFG EFG projects | ¡VAMOS!

EFG project news. ¡VAMOS! project

2015, March ROV Planet.com Horizon 2020 programme to Develop Revolutionary Underwater Mining System

Overview of the project.

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2015, March GeoNews EFG projects | ¡VAMOS!

EFG’s monthly electronic newsletter. Overview of project

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2015, March Mining Technology New project launched in Europe to design and build robotic underwater mining prototype

Overview of the project

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2015, February Australian Mining Underwater mining more sustainable than land mining

Project mentioned in article about mining

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2015, October Subsea World News ¡VAMOS! Project Marks Delivery of Conceptual Design Plans

Overview of the project

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2015, October Maritime Technology ¡VAMOS! delivers conceptual design plans for submerged mining prototype

Overview of the project.

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