Yaounde, 15 December 2021
Amadagana & Partners advises the Australian company CANYON Resources, and its Cameroonian subsidiary CAMALCO S.A. in the negotiations of a mining convention with the State of Cameroon, represented by the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development and the National Mining Company, SONAMINES.
The mining convention relates to the Minim Martap project, which is potentially one of the largest bauxite deposits in the world, with over one billion tons of bauxite resources. These negotiations follow the completion of the exploration phase of this site by Camalco S.A. Amadagana & Partners is assisting Canyon Resources & Camalco in the drafting, reviewand finalization of the mining convention and ancillary contracts.
Amadagana & Partners team consists of Lead Partner Lynda Amadagana, Of Counsel Elise Ngo Nyobe, Senior Associate Francis Mangele and Junior Associate Vincent Ngute.
“This deal, which could make Cameroon the world’s largest bauxite reserve, is highly strategic for our country. It is emblematic of the type of deals we are able to support and the direction we wish to give to our mining practice” said Lynda Amadagana, Managing Partner of Amadagana & Partners.
Amadagana & Partners is a modern and dynamic law firm that assists companies in 4 main sectors: energy, mining, infrastructure and financing. The Firm has a dedicated team that provides its clients with support and assistance in structuring and managing their investments in Cameroon and Africa, with a particular focus on the OHADA zone. The Firm is composed of a team of about twenty associates spread between the Yaoundé, Paris & Kinshasa offices.
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