Simon Foxcroft has a practice focussed primarily on occupational health and safety, energy, transportation, construction and mining law.
Mining and Energy
Simon is intimately familiar with
the mining and commodities industries having spent time as senior legal counsel for Canada's largest thermal coal producer.
Simon provides advice on all aspects of a mining business including the
negotiation and preparation of international and domestic supply agreements;
the loading, storage, railing and shipping of commodities; the day to day
operations of a working mine; and the negotiation and preparation of
equipment supply and purchase agreements. Simon has extensive involvement in
mine expansions and reserve development including the negotiated resolution
of competing mineral and resource stake holders.
Simon routinely provides advice on all
aspects of the loading, storage, transportation and shipping of commodities
including coal and oil. He regularly acts for clients in relation to the leasing
of rail cars and has been extensively involved in the legal and regulatory
issues arising from the railing of crude oil.
Simon has provided advice with respect to
a large number of construction projects including commercial real estate build
to suit projects; the construction of an activated carbon plant in
Saskatchewan; and the reopening of a shuttered mine including the full
refurbishment of a drag-line shovel. More recently, Simon has been directly
involved in the extensive construction and upgrading of various electrical
distribution and transmission facilities throughout Alberta.
Occupational Health and Safety
Simon has provided
advice with respect to occupational health and safety related matters
throughout Western Canada. In particular, he is involved in the auditing,
review and drafting of construction and project contracts to ensure conformity
with both provincial and federal health and safety obligations and with respect to providing advice in relation to large energy construction projects. He has acted for various safety organizations and for
both owners and contractors.
- Di-Corp Sand Transloading LP, in connection with the divestiture of Grande Prairie Transload facility to BMC Northern Resources Inc. Read more
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