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Warkworth mine - another victim of over-regulation
Insight 29 Apr 2014

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Land and Environment Courts refusal of the proposed Warkworth mine expansion This case highlights the complexity and onerous nature of the environmental assessment regime for major projects in NSW which empowers the courts to overturn a project approval despite ...

Queensland reviews mining lease objection process and land access regime
Insight 26 Mar 2014

As part of its ongoing initiative to reduce red tape and streamline application and approval processes for the resources industry, the Queensland Government has released two discussion papers simultaneously proposing amendments to the objection regime for mining leases and regulations ...

Mongolia's new State Minerals Policy
Insight 17 Feb 2014

The Mongolian Parliament has adopted a new State Minerals Policy which will serve as the basis for amendments to the existing Minerals Law and other laws relating to the mining sector Partners Igor Bogdanich and David Wenger and Senior Associates John Koshy and Tserena Yumjav look at what the new ...

Indonesia implements export ban on ore
Insight 21 Jan 2014

In a move intended to add value for Indonesia by requiring that the processing and refining of mineral commodities be conducted there the Government has issued new regulations implementing in-country processing requirements for mineral commodities excluding coal including a ban on the export of ...