04.03.2009 - Despite subdued outlook, mining companies may buy at bargain basement prices
From Mineweb.com: In their annual "Mining Deals 2008 Annual Review", PricewaterhouseCoopers suggests that, while the short-term outlook for mining deal activity from western mining companies is subdued, mining companies with available funds "may well find 2009 to be a year where they can utilize their financial strength and achieve acquisitions at long-term bargain basement prices." In the analysis by the Global Mining Deals Team, PwC called last year "the year of what might have been..... Full Article: Source