Resources & Renewables Approvals and Compliance
Our Resources & Renewables Approvals and Compliance Practice is one of the most in-demand practices in Australia, and for good reason.
Our team are experts in the practice and have delivered approvals for some of the largest projects in Australia. We like to get inside projects and understand how they are going to tick. Navigating the complex approvals process effectively, taking projects from exploration to production smoothly, and mitigating potential disruptions early. We leave no stone unturned and no potential issue unmitigated, by understanding the complex regulatory issues and undertaking comprehensive due diligence.
- Mining and petroleum tenement applications, renewals and transfers
- Environmental approvals
- Project development and expansion
- Native title and cultural heritage (for further information on our native title expertise, please click here)
- Project approval pathway advice
- Environmental compliance
- Compliance and incident response
- Stakeholder management
- Government liaison
- Due diligence
- Project acquisition and divestment
We have a long history of advising Peabody on its approvals, environmental, operational, and tenement matters across all of their Queensland assets. We have also acted for Peabody in significant project related litigation, and assisted with national audits of rehabilitation requirements.
We advise on infrastructure approvals and on-site environmental compliance for Sojitz Corporation.
We also advise on native title and cultural heritage issues associated with Sojitz’s projects.
Evolution Mining Limited
Negotiated various native title and cultural heritage agreements for projects throughout Queensland and Western Australia.
We also advise on a range of environmental and land access issues.
Metro Mining Limited
Advised on key environmental aspects of the mine including offsets and financial provisioning.
Led native title and Indigenous landholder negotiations for the Bauxite Hills Mine, developing the first agreement in Cape York for some time for a new mining project.
Jellinbah Group Pty Ltd
We advise Jellinbah on a variety of approvals and tenement issues for the Jellinbah and Lake Vermont Mines.
We provide site wide approvals advice for the Callide Coal Mine in Central Queensland.
Senex Energy Limited
Advising on native title and cultural heritage issues affecting its operations across both South Australia and Queensland.
Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group
We provide ongoing and wide-ranging environmental and planning advice to NCIG to ensure their operations remain compliant with all relevant approvals and legislation. We also advise NCIG in the areas of insurance, safety, regulatory, procurement, operations and infrastructure matters.
Clean TeQ Holdings
We have assisted Clean TeQ on a variety of planning, environmental and property related matters for their NSW mining project including land and water transactions, negotiation of compensation agreements and development of power lines and pipelines. .