SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

February 22, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: What Effect Do Permit Times Have on the Mining Industry? New Survey of Mining Companies Coming Tuesday, Feb. 23

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - February 22, 2016) -  On Tuesday, February 23, the Fraser Institute will release its first-ever survey about permit times -- the length of time it takes mining companies to get approval for mining exploration.

Permit Times for Mining Exploration: How Long Are They? compares the efficiency, transparency and certainty of the permitting processes in jurisdictions across Canada, based on the experiences and opinions of industry professionals.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Feb. 23 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).


Dr. Kenneth P. Green, Senior Director, Natural Resource Studies
Fraser Institute

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Aanand Radia, Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
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