TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 29, 2016) -  The Fraser Institute will release its annual Survey of Mining Companies on Tuesday, March 1.

This year's survey spotlights 109 jurisdictions worldwide, ranking them on their attractiveness to investors, based on input from 449 mineral exploration and development company executives from around the world.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on March 1.

The complete survey will also be available as a free PDF download at

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Fraser Institute
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