Services

COMPLIANCE AND REPORTING

  • Expenditure reporting, including any applications for waiver or exemption and submissions in opposition to forfeiture
  • Assistance with the lodgment of technical reports
  • Payment and monitoring of annual rents and  local government rates
  • Applications for combined reporting status
  • Applications for extension/renewal of titles
  • Voluntary and compulsory area reductions and/or waiver and variation applications
  • Provision of regular land holding schedules and ‘action lists’ to assist clients with budget and workflow planning
  • Advice and assistance on compliance with mining title conditions (including assistance with the removal of those conditions if possible)

 PROJECT ACQUISITION AND DIVESTMENT

  • Applications for new titles
  • Due diligence review of prospective projects
  • Transfer of existing titles (following acquisition by purchase, farm in, joint venture or other arrangement)
  • Lodgement or removal of caveats
  • Project packaging – including independent title reports
  • Preparation of title summary for Valmin reports

 INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING AND COMPLIANCE WITH LISTING RULES

  • Assistance with tenure reports for the preparation of a prospectus
  • Provision of quarterly schedule to assist with listing rules compliance

 POLICY ADVICE

  • Provision of information on current policies and upcoming changes
  • Ensuring your voice is heard when changes to policy or legislation are proposed

ADVICE ON LAND STRATEGY

  • Ongoing review of land holding and advice on tenure rationalisation to decrease cost and improve administrative efficiency
  • One off, independent review of land holding and compliance (presented in report form), for independent implementation by client
  • Strategic advice and applications for retention status and mining lease conversions

LAND MONITORING

  • Monitor selected land for new application opportunities using MMTS’s advanced and competitive land monitoring systems. MMTS uses a number of bespoke systems to ensure that its clients have the best chance of success when new ground becomes available.

NATIVE TITLE AND ABORIGINAL HERITAGE

  • Providing practical advice on Native Title and cultural heritage solutions
  • Management and administration of Native Title agreements

AGREEMENT MANAGEMENT / CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

  • Tracking and administration of agreement milestones/deadlines

LAND ACCESS APPROVALS AND GOVERNMENT LIAISON

  • Private property inclusions:
    • Title research, including in relation to ‘minerals to owner’
    • Assistance with negotiations
    • Registration of private land holder consents on title
  • Managing approvals with other government agencies
  • Assistance with contact/negotiation with various government bodies for mining land related approvals

ENVIROMENTAL MANAGEMENT

  • Management of disturbance reporting for Mining Rehabilitation Fund (MRF) purposes
  • Assistance with environmental approvals

ROYALTY & PRODUCTON REPORTS

  • Lodgement of royalty and production reports and advice in relation to compliance

HISTORICAL RESEARCH

  • Tracking and research of historic royalties
  • Review of open file geological reports

SHADOW COMPLIANCE MONITORING

  • Maintenance of database and reminder service as back up to existing in-house team

SHORT TERM ASSISTANCE DURING TRANSITION PERIODS

  • Short term assistance following corporate/staffing change or large acquisition, including staff secondment if required

LEGAL SERVICES REFERRAL

  • MMTS can assist with the referral of matters to specialist law firms, both with transactional work, heritage and Native Title advice and disputes under the Mining Act
  • MMTS’s sister company, Mining Access Legal, provides legal services to the resources sector. More information about Mining Access Legal is available at miningaccesslegal.net.au.  MMTS also works closely with a number of other reputable law firms