Natural resources

Forrest & Forrest v Wilson – consequences for mining lease applicants

As we previously reported1, a consequence of the High Court of Australia’s decision in Forrest & Forrest Pty Ltd  v Wilson2 is unexpected and unhelpful uncertainty regarding the validity of the grant of certain mining leases in Western Australia. The … Continue reading

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Filed under Australia, Department of Mines and Petroleum, Herbert Smith Freehill Mining, Herbert Smith Freehills, Mining, Natural resources, Resources, State Government, Western Australia

Bright future – the key factors driving economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

The African market will continue to thrive thanks to increased availability of capital and investment in natural resources, power and infrastructure. Since 2008 the world economy has undergone significant strain, which has had an effect on growth across all regions. … Continue reading

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Filed under Africa, Infrastructure and power, Mining, Natural resources