There are many mining, haulage and logistics agreements which were entered into during the commodity super cycle. As a result, there is a risk such agreements do not adequately consider the positions of the parties upon suspension of operations, breach or termination, and it is important to revisit these positions in light of the unprecedented economic circumstances currently faced by miner principals. Contractors should look to protect their interests long before the viability of the principal or its project are considered to be precarious.

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