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Proposed moratorium withdrawn and Minister files answering affidavit in the Chamber of Mines' challenge to Mining Charter III
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • August 10 2017

The Chamber of Mines (Chamber) and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) reached an agreement on 4 August 2017 in terms of which the Minister of

Owner Means Owner: Tenth Circuit Finds US Liable Under CERCLA Based on Title in Lands Subject to Unpatented Mining Claims
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

The Tenth Circuit on July 19, 2017, in Chevron Mining, Inc. v. United States,1 reversed a decision by the District Court for the District

Cross-Border Investigations Update July 2017
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 28 2017

Israeli pharmaceutical firm Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed as part of a deferred prosecution agreement to pay a $283 million penalty to

Digging deep into MSHA’s working alone initiative - on solid ground?
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

A few weeks back, MSHA announced a new “training and enforcement” initiative on “working alone,” which MSHA claimed was necessary because of five

U.S. Tax Court Exempts Gain on Sale of Interests in ECI-Generating Partnerships
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

The Tax Court in Grecian Magnesite Mining, Industrial & Shipping Co., SA (149 TC No. 3 (2017)) (Grecian Magnesite) has determined that gain from a

Mining in Morocco: a legal snapshot
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Morocco
  • July 13 2017

While the mining industry already plays an important role in Morocco's economy, representing 25 percent of its exports, the National Development

Behind Mining Profits: The Disruption of Local Communities
  • Centurion Law Firm
  • South Africa
  • July 10 2017

The mining industry has the potential to create jobs and boost the economies of local communities. But do African laws adequately protect African

Super power: Are rechargeable batteries transforming the mining sector?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • July 7 2017

Advances in consumer and industrial technology are creating a new demand for minerals such as lithium, cobalt and graphite and make mining itself more

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • China
  • June 30 2017


South African Mining Charter 2017
  • Dentons
  • South Africa
  • June 29 2017

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (MPRDA) provides for the Minister of Mineral Resources to develop a broad-based