New Rules to Impact the Lease/Buy Decision
September 2014 by Mark E. BattersbyWhether to buy or lease is a question facing many small-scale operators and prospectors even as credit becomes more readily available. While there is no one correct answer that fits every mining operation or business, compared to the simplicity of buying, leasing is far more complicated and may be getting more complex.
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