Aussie miner MRC in spotlight again

Aussie miner MRC in spotlight again

Controversial Perth-based Australian mining company MRC (Mineral [Resource] Commodities Ltd) is again in the spotlight. Moving beyond its questionable environmental management practices, MRC has launched at least seven defamation suits against its local critics. Lawyers for the defendants say these cases represent a clear example of Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suits.

SLAPP suits are cases brought by powerful corporates...

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Submitted by : StorminTormin on 2017-08-17 22:13:48
anti slapp litigation is long overdue. The Caruso is also known, it would appear, for quoting fiery sections of the old testament at non-believers in the god-given rights of miners.
Submitted by : Robin Hood on 2017-08-15 16:34:38
Who are the South African lawyers acting for these cowboys ?

Editor's Note
Senior advocate for the Australians is Peter Hodes SC, briefed by attorneys Bernadt Vukic Potash & Getz of Cape Town


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