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Location   Commodity Company
Mine Production date
Amaranth area
Amaranth gypsum Western Gypsum Products Limited mine 1929-1963
Amaranth gypsum B.A.C.M. Industries Limited
mine 1967-1970
Harcus gypsum Westroc Industries Limited quarry 1977-2002
Harcus gypsum BPB Canada Inc./CertainTeed Gypsum Canada, Inc. quarry 2003-
Harcus gypsum Domtar Inc. quarry 1990-2001
Harcus gypsum Georgia-Pacific
quarry 2001-2002
Harcus gypsum Lehigh Cement Ltd. quarry 2004-
Anderson Lake
  copper, zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Anderson Lake Mine 1970-1988
Athapapuskow Lake 
  copper Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Centennial Mine 1977-1979
1980-1983
1985-1988
Beaver Point
  peat moss Sunterra Horticulture (Canada) Inc.
Beaver Point Bog* 2002-
Beavertail Lake
  copper, zinc Dickstone Copper Mines Ltd./Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Dickstone Mine 1970-1974
Bernic Lake
  amblygonite Chemalloy Minerals Limited Bernic Lake (Mine) 1958-1960
  pollucite (cesium) (1960-62) Chemalloy Minerals Limited
Bernic Lake (Mine) 1960-1962
  tantalum (1969-1982,1988-2009), lithium, pollucite (cesium) (1969-1982,1988-),
spodumene (1984-2009)
Tantalum Mining Corporation Tanco Mine (Bernic Lake (Mine)) 1969-1982, 1988-2009
1969-1982, 1988-
1984-2009
  nickel, copper Dumbarton Mines Ltd. Dumbarton Mine 1969-1973
Birchtree Lake 
  nickel International Nickel Company
Birchtree Mine
1969-1977
  nickel Inco/CVRD Inco/Vale Inco
1989-
Bird Lake
  nickel Dumbarton Mines Ltd.
Maskwa Mine 1974-1975
Birtle
  oil Unidentified
Birdtail Oil Field 1996-
Bissett
  gold San Antonio Gold Mines San Antonio Gold Mine 1932-1968
  gold Brinco/New Forty Four Mines/San Antonio Resources/Cassiar
San Antonio Gold Mine 1982-1983
  gold Rea Gold Ltd. San Antonio Gold Mine 1997
  gold Harmony Gold Harmony Gold Mine 1998-2001
  gold San Gold Corp. Rice Lake Mine 2006-
  gold San Gold Corp.
San Gold #1 Mine 2006-2010
  gold San Gold Corp.
Hinge Mine 2009-
Cranberry Portage
  gold Gurney Gold Mines Ltd.
Gurney Gold Mine 1937-1939
Elbow Lake
  gold Century Mining Corporation Limited
Century Gold Mine 1942
English Lake
  gold Esso Resources Canada/Brinco
Lotus Mine 1982
Falcon Lake area
Star Lake gold
Penniac Reef Gold Mines Limited
Penniac Reef Gold Mine
1913-1915
Falcon Lake molybdenite Falcon Lake Mining and Milling Co. Ltd. Gull (property)
1925
Farley Lake
  gold Black Hawk Mining
Farley Lake Mine 1996-2000
Faulkner area
Faulkner limestone Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company quarry (Faulkner) 1969-1972
  limestone Steel Brothers Canada Ltd./Continental Lime Ltd./Graymont Western Canada Inc. quarry (Faulkner) 1972-
  lime Steel Brothers Canada Ltd./Continental Lime Ltd./Graymont Western Canada Inc. plant 1976-
  calcium carbonate Steel Brothers Canada Ltd./Continental Lime Ltd./Graymont Western Canada Inc.
plant 1987-
Spearhill lime Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company plant (Spearhill) 1969-1972
  lime Steel Brothers Canada Ltd.
plant (Spearhill) 1972-1976
Flin Flon
  copper, silver, gold Mandy Mining Company Mandy Mine 1916-1920
1928-1929
  copper, zinc, silver, gold Emergency Metals Ltd. Mandy Mine 1943-1944
  zinc, copper, tellurium, selenium, cadium, gold, silver Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Flin Flon Mine 1930-1990
  copper Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Cuprus Mine 1948-1954
  copper Don Jon Mines Limited Don Jon Mine 1955-1957
  copper Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
North Star Mine 1955-1958
  copper, zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting/HudBay Minerals Trout Lake Mine 1982-2012
  gold Granges Inc. Tartan Lake Mine 1987-1989
  zinc, copper, gold, silver Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Callinan Mine 1990-2004 (see 777 Mine)
  copper, zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting/HudBay Minerals 777 Mine 2004-
  copper, zinc HudBay Minerals Reed Mine 2014-
Garson 
  limestone, Tyndall ® Stone
Wm. Garson/Garson Quarry Co./Northwest Quarries Co. Ltd./Garson Limestone Co. Ltd.
Garson Quarry
1895-1969
  Tyndall ® Stone John Gunn/John Gunn & Sons/Gillis Quarries Limited Gillis Quarry
1898-
Gem Lake
  gold
Gem Lake Mines Ltd.
Gem Lake Mine
1932
  gold Diana Gold Mines Gem Lake Mine
1934-1936
Gods Lake area
Elk Island gold God's Lake Gold Mines Ltd.
God's Lake Gold Mine 1935-1943
Gold Lake 
  gold
Gold Pan Mines Limited
Gold Pan and Gold Seal (mine)
1919-1921
  gold Lake Superior Metals Company Limited Gold Pan and Gold Seal (mine)
1923-1924
Ghost Lake  
  zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Ghost Lake Mine 1972-1988
Gypsumville  
  gypsum Manitoba Union Mining Company Quarry (old) 1901-1904
  gypsum Manitoba Gypsum Company Quarry (old) 1904-1928
  gypsum Gypsum, Lime and Alabastine, Canada, Limited Quarry (old) 1928-1959
  gypsum Domtar Construction Materials Limited Quarry (old) 1959-1990
  gypsum D.G. McArthur (Elephant Hill) Quarry (New) 1910
  gypsum Dominion Gypsum Co. (Elephant Hill) Quarry (New) 1911-1914
  gypsum Manitoba Gypsum Co. (Elephant Hill) Quarry (New) 1915-1929
  gypsum Canada Gypsum and Alabastine/Gypsum, Lime and Alabastine Canada Ltd. (Elephant Hill) Quarry (New) 1930
  gypsum Montreal Trust Co. (Elephant Hill) Quarry (New) 1952
  gypsum Dominion Tar and Chemical Co./Domtar Industries Ltd. (Elephant Hill) Quarry (New) 1960-1978
Hadashville
  peat moss
Berger Peat Moss Ltd.
peat production plant 2008-
  peat moss Premier West Peat Moss Ltd. Caribou Bogs
1987-
Herb Lake 
  gold
Herb Lake Gold Mines Ltd.
Rex Mine 1918, 1920
  gold Herb Lake Consolidated Mines Rex Mine
1924-1925
  gold Laguna Gold Mines Ltd. Laguna (Rex Mine)
1936-1939
Island Lake
  gold Island Lake Mines Ltd.
Island Lake Mine 1934-1935
Lac du Bonnet
  granite Ivor Peterson
quarry 1933-1949
  granite Cold Spring Granite (Canada) Ltd. quarry 1958-
Leaf Rapids
  copper Sherritt Gordon Mines Limited
Ruttan Lake Mine 1973-1986
  zinc, silver, gold Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Ruttan Lake Mine 1986-2002
Little Beaver Lake  
  gold Selkirk Gold Mining Company Incorporated
Poundmaker (property) 1923-1924
Little Stall Lake
  copper, zinc Stall Lake Mines Limited
Rod Mine 1962-1964
(Rod No. 1)
1984-1991
(Rod No. 2)
Long Lake area
Long Lake gold, silver
Central Manitoba Mines, Limited Central Manitoba Mine 1927-1937
1942
  gold Ogama-Rockland Mines Ltd. Ogama-Rockland Mine
1948-1951
Beresford Lake (formerly Bulldog) gold, silver
Oro Grande Development Co. Solo-Oro Grande Mine 1933-1934
  gold, silver Beresford Lake Mines Limited Solo-Oro Grande Mine 1938-1940
Lynn Lake
  nickel, copper, cobalt Sherritt Gordon Mines Lynn Lake Mine “A Plug” 1953-1973
  nickel Sherritt Gordon Mines Lynn Lake "El Mine” 1954-1963
  copper, zinc Sherritt Gordon Mines Fox Mine 1970-1985
  gold Sherrgold MacLellan Mine 1986-1987
  gold Hayes Resources/LynnGold MacLellan Mine 1987-1989
  gold Black Hawk Mining Burnt Timber (BT) Mine 1993-1996
  gold Black Hawk Mining Keystone Gold Mine 1996-2000
Mafeking
  limestone Portland Cement et al.
Mafeking Quarries (2) 1956-1977
Namew Lake
  nickel, copper, gold Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting/Outokumpu Mines Limited
Namew Lake Mine 1988-1993
Neepawa
  salt Neepawa Salt Ltd./Candian Industries Ltd./The Canadian Salt Company
Neepawa Salt Ltd.
Candian Industries Ltd.
The Canadian Salt Company
1932-1970
Osborne Lake
  copper, zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Osborne Lake Mine 1968-1983
Pierson Area
  oil Unidentified
Pierson Oil Field 1954-Unidentified
Potten Lake
  zinc, copper Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Lost Lake Mine 1978-1988
Puffy Lake
  gold Pioneer Metals Corp.
Puffy Lake Mine 1987-1989
Red Deer Peninsula (Lake Winnipegosis)
  salt Monkman's Salt Works
Monkman's Salt Works 1818-1874
Reed Lake
  copper, zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Spruce Point Mine 1982-1992
Rice Lake area
  gold
Vanson Gold Mines Ltd. Vanson Mine 1933-1935
  gold
Forty-Four Mines Ltd. Forty-Four Mine 1955-1963
Schist Lake
  copper, silver, zinc, gold
Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Schist Lake Mine 1954-1957
1975
  copper
Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Westarm Mine 1978-1985
1994-1996
Sherridon
  copper, zinc, gold, silver Sherritt Gordon Mines
Sherridon mine 1931-1932
1937-1951
Shoal Lake

vicinity

granite Brookeville Granite Quarries, Limited. quarry 1921?-1924

vicinity

granite McMunn Granite Co. Limited quarry 1964-1967
  granite Shoal Lake Granite Company
quarry 1948-1951
Silver Plains
  gypsum Westroc Industries Ltd.
Mine 1964-1975
Snow Lake
  gold Nor-Acme Gold Mines Ltd. Nor-Acme Gold Mine 1949-1955
  gold Howe Sound Exploration Nor-Acme Gold Mine 1955-1958
  gold TVX/High River Gold & New Kinross New Britannia Mine (formerly Nor-Acme Gold Mine) 1995-2004
  gold/copper/silver/lead
zinc/gold/copper/silver/zinc
Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Chisel Lake Mine
Open Pit (1989)
1960-1994
  copper, zinc, gold, silver Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Photo Lake Mine 1995-1998
  copper, zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting/HudBay Minerals Chisel North Mine 2000-2012
  copper, zinc, gold HudBay Minerals Lalor Mine 2014-
Souris
  oil Unidentified
Souris-Hartney Oil Field 1962-Unidentified
Stall Lake
  copper, silver, gold, zinc Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting
Stall Lake Mine 1964-1994
Stonewall  
  dolomite stone Various operators/owners in area   1880-1967?
  dolomite stone (John Gunn) Quarry 1880
  dolomite stone (Enoch Williams) Quarry 1882
  dolomite stone (Andy Patterson) Quarry 1882
  dolomite stone Peter Irwin and Sons (1st of 5 quarries in area, 1905)/Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company Irwin's Quarry (Kinsmen Park) 1905-Unidentified
1905-Unidentified
  dolomite stone J.W. Fullbrook/Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company, Limited (2nd of 5 quarries in area, 1905)  Fullbrook's Quarry
Quarry (Fullbrook's Quarry)
1905-Unidentified
19??-Unidentified
  dolomite stone E. Williams and Company (3rd of 5 quarries in area, 1905)/Manitoba Quarries, Limited Williams' Quarry 1905-Unidentified
      Quarry (Old William's Quarry) 190?-1916
  dolomite stone A. Paterson & Company (4th of 5 quarries in area, 1905)/Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company Patterson's Quarry 1905-1910
      Quarry (Patterson's Quarry) 1910-Unidentified
  dolomite stone John Gunn & Sons (5th of 5 quarries in area, 1905)/Manitoba Quarries, Limited Gunn's Quarry 1880-1916?
      Quarry (Gunn's Stonewall Quarry) 1916-Unidentified
  dolomite stone
dolomite
Winnipeg Supply (owned all operational quarries, east, west (Stonewall Quarry Park)) Stonewall Quarry
Stonewall East Quarry
1944-1967
    Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company, Limited Lillies Farm Quarry 1957-1970?

Stony Mountain
  dolomite/crushed stone/lime Various operators/owners in area   1900-
  dolomite/crushed stone/lime John Gunn & Sons/Manitoba Quarries Ltd./ Gunn Quarry (Stony Mountain)/City of Winnipeg West Quarry 1900-1912 1913-1926
  dolomite/crushed stone R.M. of Rockwood/City of Winnipeg Gunn Quarry (Stony Mountain)/City of Winnipeg West Quarry 1928-1943 1944-1994
  dolomite/crushed stone City of Winnipeg/Bison Rock Products Ltd. City of Winnipeg Quarry (Old) 1905-1977 1978-1992
  dolomite/crushed stone Manitoba Quarries Ltd./City of Winnipeg Kelly Quarry (City of Winnipeg East Quarry) 1905-1944 1957-1993
  dolomite/crushed stone Manitoba Construction Company Manitoba Construction Quarry 1905
  dolomite/crushed stone Mariash Construction Mariash Quarry 1992-
  dolomite/crushed stone Other operators Various quarries 1995-
Thompson
  nickel, copper, gold, silver International Nickel Company/Inco/CVRD Inco/Vale Inco/Vale Thompson Mine 1961-
  nickel Inco Thompson (Open Pit) North Mine 1986-1993
  nickel Inco Thompson (Open Pit) South Mine 1990-1993
  nickel, copper International Nickel Company Soab Mine South 1967-1971
  nickel, copper International Nickel Company Soab Mine North 1967-1971
  nickel Inco Pipe no. 1 1970-1971
  nickel Inco Pipe Mine 1970-1984
Tilston
  oil Unidentified
Tilston Oil Field 1952-
Turtle Mountain (Deloraine area)
  coal/lignite
Undetermined
Lennox Mine 1883
  coal/lignite
Undetermined Vaden Mine 1885
  coal/lignite
Manitoba Coal Company Ltd. Mine 1889-1890
  coal/lignite
Daniel McKay McKay Mine 1904
  coal/lignite
Duncan McArthur McArthur Mine 1893-1908
  coal/lignite
Deloraine Coal Company/ Turtle Mountain Coal Mines Mine (North of McArthur Mine) 1931
  coal/lignite
[Mcleod Farm] Deep Ravine Mine 1931
  coal/lignite
John Nestibo Salter Mine 1932-1938
  coal/lignite
Les Powne and Vic Mills Powne farm mine 1933-1934
  coal/lignite
John Nestibo/George Cain/Goodlands Mine Co. Henderson Mine 1932-1943
  oil Unidentified Lulu Lake Oil Field 1953-
  oil Unidentified Whitewater Oil Field 1953-
  oil Unidentified Regent Oil Field 1955-
  oil Unidentified Mountainside Oil Field 1982-
Virden Area
  oil California Standard Oil Company
Daly (well) Oil Field 1951-Unidentified
  oil Unidentified Virden Oil Field 1953-Unidentified
  oil Unidentified West Butler Field 1955-Unidentified
  oil Unidentified Kirkella Oil Field 1957-Unidentified
  oil Unidentified Sinclair Oil Field 2004-
Wabowden 
  nickel
Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd. Manibridge Mine 1971-1977
  nickel
Crowflight Minerals Inc./CaNickel Mining Ltd. Bucko Lake Mine 2009-2012
Wanipigow Lake
  gold Grand Central Gold Mines Grand Central Mine 1933
Wallace Lake  
  gold Cryderman Mines Ltd. Cryderman Mine 1932
  gold Gunnar Gold Mines Ltd. Gunnar Gold Mine 1936-1942
  gold San Antonio Gold Mines Ltd. Jeep Gold Mine 1948-1950
Waskada Area
  oil
Unidentified
Waskada Oil Field 1952-Unidentified
 
Unidentified Coulter Oil Field 1952-Unidentified
Wekusko Lake
  gold
Northern Manitoba Mining and Development Company
Ballast and Moose Horn Claims 1917
  gold
Robert Kerr Ballast and Moose Horn Claims 1931
West Hawk Lake
  granite (L. H. Sprange) Winnitoba Marble Company Limited quarry 1938-1952
White Lake
  copper, zinc, silver, gold Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting White Lake Mine 1972-1976
1978-1982
Winnipeg area
(Little Stony Mountain) lime Undetermined Little Stony Mountain Quarry 1850-1855
Winnipeg dolomite Corporation of the City of Winnipeg Little Stony Mountain Quarry (City Quarry) 1898-1905
Winnipeg dolomite Little Stony Mountain Quarry Co. Egan Quarry 1900-1904
Winnipeg vicinity
approx. 50 km southeast of Winnipeg Peat moss Premier West Peat Moss Ltd. Giroux Bog 1987-
approx. 65 km northeast of Winnipeg Peat moss Evergreen Peat & Fertilizer Ltd. Evergreen Bog 1972-1976
approx. 65 km northeast of Winnipeg Peat moss Western Peat Moss Ltd./Fisons Western Peat Moss Ltd./Sun Gro Horticulture Canada Ltd. Evergreen Bog 1979-
approx. 65 km southeast of Winnipeg Peat moss Western Peat Moss Ltd./Fisons Western Peat Moss Ltd./Sun Gro Horticulture Canada Ltd. Elma Plant (Medika Bog) 1969-
approx. 70 km east of Winnipeg Peat moss McCabe Grain Company Limited Julius Bog ?-1943
approx. 70 km east of Winnipeg Peat moss Western Peat Company Ltd./Western Peat Moss Limited/Fisons Western Peat Moss/Sun Gro Horticulture Canada Ltd. Julius Bog 1949-
approx. 70 km east of Winnipeg Peat moss Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company Julius Bog 1941-1949
approx. 80 km east of Winnipeg granite CanAmerican Granite Corp. (3) quarries ?-
approx. 90-km east of Winnipeg granite Societe Miniere Polycor Inc. quarry ?-
Fort Whyte lime Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company plant (Fort Whyte) 1969-1972
  lime Steel Brothers Canada Ltd. plant (Fort Whyte) 1972-1976?

 

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