Miners play 'hard ball' with access

By Julian Luke
Updated December 21 2015 - 10:13am, first published May 23 2013 - 4:00am
Bylong landholder Craig Shaw.
Bylong landholder Craig Shaw.

AN APPARENT flaw in the Mining Act means mining and exploration companies which want to play “hard ball” during negotiations for access agreements can effectively force landholders into compulsory arbitration.

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