The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 03, 2008 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute to Hold News Conference March 4 Announcing New Research Centre for Mining

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - The Fraser Institute will hold a news conference on Tuesday, March 4 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to announce the formation of its new Global Centre for Mining Studies.

The news conference is being held in conjunction with the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference.

Speakers at the event include Mark Mullins, Fraser Institute executive director, Allan Gotlieb, chairman of the Aurea Foundation, and Fred McMahon, Fraser Institute director of globalization studies.

Event: Global Centre for Mining Studies news conference

Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Room 703, Level 700, South Building
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational organization with offices in Calgary, Montreal, Tampa, Toronto, and Vancouver. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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