Liberian Gold Mining Co. Wants $6.9M Award OK'd

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 4:46 PM EST) -- A Liberian mining company has asked a Virginia federal court to confirm a $6.9 million arbitral award issued against a construction company in a dispute over earthwork projects at a gold mine in Liberia, arguing that the parties agreed to binding arbitration.

Bea Mountain Mining Corp.’s Dec. 1 petition says an arbitrator found that the mining company was well within its rights to cancel two contracts with International Construction & Engineering, a company from Seychelles. ICE initiated arbitration in November 2015 after it was dropped from...
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