Mining and Minerals

Overview
Recent Work

We are able to advise clients on all aspects of mining and minerals, including:

  • The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (MPRDA), the Mineral and Petroleum Royalty Act, 2008 and related legislation, including the Diamonds Amendment Act, 2005, the Diamonds Second Amendment Act, 2005 and the Precious Metals Act, 2005;
  • Applications for rights, permits and permissions and conversions of rights under the MPRDA;
  • Applications for transfers of interests in prospecting and mining rights and encumbrances under section 11 of the MPRDA;
  • Due diligence investigations, including land and mineral audits;
  • The constitutional and international law implications of the MPRDA;
  • Advising in relation to expropriations under the MPRDA and the Expropriation Act, 1975;
  • Management, contract mining, service and operator arrangements;
  • Supply, off-take agreements and toll treatment arrangements;
  • Mining related immovable property transactions, including surface use arrangements; and
  • Advising in respect of the South African Code for the Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves (The SAMREC Code), The South African Code for the Reporting of Mineral Asset Valuation (The SAMVAL Code) and the Code of Practice for Metal Accounting.
Key Contacts
Manus
Booysen
Position:
Partner
Telephone:
+27 11 530 5224
Department:
Corporate
Email:
manus.booysen@webberwentzel.com
Manus Booysen