What Is A Plaint?

To those who are less familiar with the legal world, there can often seem to be an overwhelming amount of terminology to comprehend. Although both mining […]

What is the Warden’s Court?

In this blog article, the team at Hetherington discuss the purpose and meaning of the Warden’s Court in Western Australia. It’s important to note that this […]

What Do Mining Lawyers Do?

Mining is a multi-faceted industry, with many specialised fields of knowledge. A company can specialise in one aspect of mining, but it remains important to take […]

How Mining Supports the Australian Economy

COVID-19 has presented a threat to the economy around the world. Throughout the pandemic certain industries have fared better than others. Mining in particular has played […]

The Importance of Mineral Exploration

Each working mine in Australia has a mineral exploration project as its backstory. Without mineral exploration, mining corporations and businesses would not be able to do […]

How To Apply For A Mineral Tenement in Australia

Mineral tenements are critical and sometimes complex documents that can influence an entire exploration or mining project. In Australia, the mineral tenement is essential and compulsory […]

What Compliance Matters are Relevant to the Mining Sector?

Tenements are granted subject to conditions which the holder must adhere to in order to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulatory regimes. In addition to […]

5 Interesting Facts About Coal In Australia

As tenement managers, mining lawyers and environmental consultants, the Hetherington team frequently offers advice and information to mining corporations conducting coal projects within Australia. Our role […]

10 Things We Know About the Future of Mining in Australia

As most people are aware, Australia has a long history with mining and exploration, and mining is still a major contributor to Australia’s economy today. In […]