Mining & Resources

Andersen in South Africa is a premier legal partner for the Mining industry in South Africa, Africa and beyond. Our cross-border experience is focused on providing expert advice and support for structuring, financing, and implementing complex mining projects.

Mining Industry Expertise

Our legal experts are well-versed in providing a comprehensive range of services tailored to the mining industry, including:

  • MPRDA and BEE Legislation Advice: We provide expert guidance on compliance with the MPRDA and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) legislation, ensuring that your mining operations adhere to the relevant regulations.
  • Rights, Permits and Permissions: Our team assists with new applications for mining rights, permits, and permissions, streamlining the process for your mining projects.
  • Conversion of Rights and Permits: We facilitate the conversion of mining rights and permits under the MPRDA, ensuring a seamless transition in compliance with the law.
  • Mining and Prospecting Rights Transfers: Our experts handle transfers of mining and prospecting rights, facilitating smooth ownership transitions.
  • Mining and Prospecting Agreements: We draft and negotiate all relevant mining and prospecting agreements, protecting your interests and ensuring mutually beneficial collaborations.
  • Mine Health and Safety Compliance: We conduct due diligence investigations and provide guidance on mine health and safety inquiries to enhance workplace safety.
  • Environmental Authorisations and Permits: Our team assists with applications for environmental authorisations, permits, and licenses, allowing you to undertake mining operations responsibly.
  • Administrative Appeals and Litigation: We represent mining clients in administrative appeals, enforcement actions, and litigation proceedings, advocating for your interests.
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Auditing: We conduct legal audits to ensure compliance with environmental, health, and safety regulations, minimising potential risks.
  • Legal Training: Our firm offers specialised legal training to equip your team with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complex legal landscape of the mining industry.

With a deep understanding of the mining sector's intricacies and challenges, we pride ourselves on delivering practical and innovative legal solutions that align with your business objectives.

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