New Brunswick has snatched the title as the most attractive jurisdiction to explore for minerals and build mines in the Fraser Institute’s yearly survey, jumping from last year’s position of twenty-third to beat Alberta.
Of the 93 jurisdictions the survey covered, Finland, Alberta, Wyoming, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Sweden, Nevada, Ireland and the Yukon all made it into the top 10.
"New Brunswick shot to the top of the rankings as miners lauded the province for its fair, transparent and efficient legal system, and consistency in the enforcement and interpretation of existing environmental regulations," said Fraser Institute international policy research VP Fred McMahon, who coordinated the survey.
New Brunswick, Ireland and the Yukon replaced Manitoba, Utah and Chile in the top 10 rankings. . .View Full Article