First Point, Cliffs in arbitration over Decar project

May 07, 2012 | 05:02 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  First Point, Decar project, Cliff Natural Resources, nickel, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — First Point Minerals Corp. has served notice of arbitration on subsidiaries of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. over what it claims is "Cliffs’ refusal to provide First Point with information prepared by their consultants with respect to the Decar nickel-iron alloy project in British Columbia," First Point said.

Under an option agreement currently in effect that gives Cliffs a 51-percent stake in the Decar project in return for the completion of a scoping study (AMM, Sept. 14), Cleveland-based Cliffs is obliged to provide First Point with "copies of all reports ... and consultants’ and contractors’ reports," the Vancouver, British Columbia-based company claims.....

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