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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Miners forewarned: '2009 will be tough'

Investment strategist and mining executive forecast continued financial storm; advise miners to hold cash, 'right-size' projects


December 28, 2008

Though plummeting metals prices and fading investor confidence have hammered the mining sector this year, the Northwest Mining Association's 114th annual meeting in Reno, Nevada, Dec. 1 - 5 drew more than 2,000 attendees, a crowd the yearly gathering has not seen in more than a decade.

Miners and others attending the NWMA meeting said the economy and its impact on the mining industry is their...

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