4 August ARELJ - Article - The Great Space Rush: Regulating Space Mining August 4, 2020 By AMPLA Admin ARELJ, Mining ARELJ, Mining, Regulations, SpaceMining 0 Dr Andrew Cannon AM FAAL Retired Senior Mining Warden, Adjunct Professor at Adelaide University law school, and Visiting Professor at Münster and Trier Universities, Germany This article discusses why the existing international framework is not ready for an anticipated rush to exploit space resources. Nation State models cannot adequately deal with issues of giving tradeable rights to exploration areas and title to space resources, and providing sufficient incentives and sanctions to prevent dangerous risk-taking behaviour. They are also unlikely to deliver a benefit to all of mankind. It argues that Australia, with its history of involvement in space and expertise in the mining industry, should encourage a process of negotiation of international agreement to regulate space mining Member Login Required to Access Article Read More Related Articles ARELJ - Article - Foreign Investors' Increasing Awareness of Investor-State Arbitration – View from Australia ARELJ - Article - The Grounds Not Taken: Reliance on Additional Matters to Support the Refusal of Consent to the Assignment of a Joint Venture Interest ARELJ Case Note - Guidance on the principles that apply to a decision of the Warden under S 122E of the Mining Act 1978 (WA) in respect of the removal of a caveat Richore Pty Ltd v Cougar Metals NL  WAWC 1 ARELJ Case Note - Applications For Extension Of Time To Lodge An Objection Under The Mining Act 1978 (WA) Digital transformation in mining and energy As the global shift to remote work gathers pace, it is more important than ever that the mining and energy sector embraces technology. But a digital transformation offers more than flexible working arrangements. It has the potential to drastically cut down on industrial accidents, optimise operational processes and slash costs. How COVID-19 could change mining for the better The mining industry was deemed an essential service by the Government, which has enabled it to continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this hasn’t been without its challenges. New processes and procedures were required to address safety and social distancing and issues of supply and worker mobility have impacted how the industry operates. But with adversity comes opportunity and the mining industry has thrived and realised the potential for new improvements amidst the pandemic. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.