VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Apr 14 (MARKET WIRE) —
The Fraser Institute will release its Survey of Mining Companies
2009/2010 on Thursday, April 15 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).
This annual report represents the opinions of 670 mining executives and
managers worldwide on the policy and mineral endowment of 72
jurisdictions on all continents except Antarctica. Companies
participating in the survey reported exploration spending of US$2.9
billion in 2009 and of US$3.6 billion in 2008.
A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire
at 6:30 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, April 15.
The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at
Fred McMahon, coordinator of the survey and the Institute’s
vice-president of international policy research, will be in Toronto and
available for media interviews the day of the release.
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