Manitoba's Mineral Industry

Manitoba Mineral Sector Profile

Manitoba Operating Mines

Mine

Company

Location

Date Opened

Major Metals/Minerals Mined

777 Mine

Hudbay

Flin Flon

2000

copper, zinc

Birchtree Mine

Vale

Thompson

1968

nickel, copper

Bucko Lake Nickel Mine

NOTE: Currently under care and maintenance

CaNickel Mining Limited

Wabowden

2009

nickel

Hinge-007 Mine

NOTE: Currently under care and maintenance

Klondex Mines Ltd.

Bissett

2009

gold

Lalor Mine

Hudbay

Snow Lake

2014

copper, zinc, gold

Reed Mine

Hudbay

Flin Flon

2013

copper, zinc

True North Gold Mine

Klondex Mines Ltd.

Bissett

2006

gold

Tanco Mine

Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada, Ltd.

Lac du Bonnet

1969

cesium

Thompson mine T1, T3 & 1-D

Vale

Thompson

1958

nickel, copper


In 2016, Manitoba produceda:

  • 34.7% of Canada's zinc
  • 6.3% of Canada’s cobalt
  • 11.1% of Canada's nickel
  • 6.1% of Canada's copper
  • 2% of Canada's gold
  • 9.8% of Canada's silver
  • 100% of Canada's cesium

Silver, cobalt and platinum group metals are by-products of other mined metals or minerals; values are not available for platinum group metals.

a Preliminary estimates current as of February 2017; source: Natural Resources Canada

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