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

NOTE: Currently under care and maintenance

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

True North Gold Mine

NOTE: Currently under care and maintenance

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 2017, Manitoba produceda:

  • 39.2% of Canada's zinc
  • 10.9% of Canada's nickel
  • 6.6% of Canada's copper
  • 2.7% of Canada's gold
  • 11.6% of Canada's silver

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

a Preliminary estimates current as of February 2018; source: Natural Resources Canada

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