Skip to main content

Legal Update

Mining joint ventures

September 2009
Mayer Brown Legal Update
During the resources boom of 2002 to 2007 exploration joint ventures were a popular structure for junior miners to raise funds to develop green and brownfield mining projects. The incoming party would farm-in, earning an interest in the project by paying exploration expenditure up to a pre-agreed level for its ownership interest giving the owner of the mining tenements farming-out valuable capital, expertise and, in some cases, a guaranteed market for its product.
The Build a Report feature requires the use of cookies to function properly. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently. If you do not accept cookies, this function will not work. For more information please see our Privacy Policy

You have no pages selected. Please select pages to email then resubmit.