Africa is well endowed with huge mineral
resources. It has the world’s largest mineral reserves including of platinum,
gold, diamonds, chrome, manganese, and vanadium. Much remains unexploited.
Mining is an integral and important
part of the continent’s economy. However many mining projects face serious
risks and require large long term capital investments. Difficult decisions are often required and sound
reputable mining law advice is integral for an investment decision. The basic
essence of mining law regulation is the same in most African countries, namely
a state licencing system, but each country has its own local laws, customs,
practices and guidelines with increasingly complex compliance requirements
including increasingly stringent environmental regulation (especially around
waste management and rehabilitation of land).
Our specialist lawyers have
extensive experience and expertise in structuring mining transactions which
meet legislative and regulatory requirements including:
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