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A subsidiary of Canada’s First Quantum Minerals has won an UNCITRAL claim against a Zambian state entity over electricity supplies to its copper mining facilities in the country – a dispute that also gave rise to an English court injunction.
16 February 2022
Two Mauritian subsidiaries of South African mining group Amari have brought a US action against Zimbabwe to collect on a US$50 million ICC award issued eight years ago over nickel and platinum projects that were terminated on the basis of corruption allegations.
11 January 2022
A court in Zambia has blocked proceedings brought by a Zambian state-owned entity to wind-up its copper mining joint venture with the UK’s Vedanta Holdings, pending the resolution of an UNCITRAL arbitration between the parties.
23 November 2020
A court in Lusaka has thrown out a Zambian state entity’s fraud suit against a Canadian mining company on the basis it was “materially the same” as a claim already dismissed by an UNCITRAL tribunal.
06 April 2020
The High Court of South Africa has granted Vedanta Resources an injunction against a Zambian state-owned entity to prevent the liquidation of their copper-mining joint venture pending an international arbitration in Johannesburg.
23 July 2019
An English court has upheld an UNCITRAL tribunal's decision to bar a Zambian state-owned entity from pursuing a derivative claim against a subsidiary of Canadian mining company First Quantum on behalf of their joint venture vehicle.
07 June 2019
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