"Canadian companies are very anxious to ensure that they understand the local scene and operate within expectation. Rules are very easy to follow but expectations of what mining will do…will it be infrastructure development, for example, in Northern part of Canada, mines provide most of the roads, railways, airfields and telecommunication systems. Mining is not a short-term thing although mining itself does not last a long time.."
A Canadian investor arguing that mining should be at the core of infrastructure development to enable the country to survive post-mining era. Now where have you heard that before?