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LIENS - Enforcement of lien - Arbitration

Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 8:52 AM  

Application by the defendant, Tata Steel Minerals Canada (Tata Steel), for a stay of the action by the plaintiff, AECOM Consultants, pending arbitration. In 2011, the plaintiff contracted with the defendant for provision of engineering, procurement and construction management services. In 2015, the plaintiff registered a mechanics' lien in the amount of $5.7 million to secure payment under the contract. In 2016, the plaintiff commenced litigation to enforce the lien. On the same day, the plaintiff filed a notice of arbitration. Tata Steel sought a stay...