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 […]

A History of Gold in Australia

There is a long history of gold discovery and gold exploration in Australia, however there are contrasting reports as to where gold was first discovered in […]

Recent Mining Legislative Reform: Explained

Some countries around the world have recently introduced mining and environmental legislative reform. The reforms have typically been in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate […]