Blastrite court application against MRC dismissed by South African High Court

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 12 October 2015

MRC said it was “very pleased with the outcome” as Blastrite will now need to pay legal costs associated with the case – a turn of fortune for the mineral sands miner which has this year faced a striking workforce over conditions at Tormin, local opposition, and a breakdown in its Wogen relationship.

A court application by South African industrial minerals producer, Blastrite Proprietary Ltd, against Mineral Commodities Ltd (MRC) has been dismissed by the High Court of South Africa.

The dismissal follows a hearing in February 2014, a further hearing of evidence in June 2014, and Bastrite’s withdrawal of its initial application...

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