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March 01, 2011 10:01 ET

Fraser Institute to Release Annual Survey of Mining Companies Thursday, March 3 Followed by Breakfast Briefing at the Intercontinental Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - The Fraser Institute will release its annual Survey of Mining Companies on Thursday, March 3 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

Following the release, Fred McMahon, coordinator of the survey and Fraser Institute vice-president of international policy research, will discuss the global rankings and survey results with mining and investment executives during a breakfast presentation sponsored by HudBay Minerals starting at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern) at the InterContinental Toronto.

Media interested in attending the event are asked to contact Kendal Egli, Fraser Institute communications coordinator, at (604) 688-0221 ext. 517 or to confirm attendance.

The Fraser Institute's Survey of Mining Companies: 2010/2011 is based on the opinions of mining executives representing 494 mineral exploration and development companies on the investment climate of 79 jurisdictions around the world.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, March 3.

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