Statistical Table

Distribution of the number of metres drilled, total cost and cost per metre for core drilling, by expenditure category, Québec, 2006-2016

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Exploration and deposit appraisal1    Mine production2    Total



Years Metres drilled Total cost ($) Cost per metre ($) Metres drilled Total cost ($) Cost per metre ($) Metres drilled Total cost ($) Cost per metre ($)

2006 1,011,985 103,518,167 102.29 124,212 8,593,160 69.18 1,136,197 112,111,327 98.67
2007 1,468,080 210,055,007 143.08 135,297 7,851,986 58.04 1,603,377 217,906,993 135.91
2008 1,629,100 261,199,013 160.33 265,537 22,450,990 84.55 1,894,637 283,650,003 149.71
2009 1,110,299 149,567,279 134.71 252,704 20,088,933 79.50 1,363,003 169,656,212 124.47
2010 1,519,396 213,607,106 140.59 372,433 33,574,570 90.15 1,891,829 247,181,676 130.66
2011 2,167,013 345,433,021 159.41 402,559 35,424,708 88.00 2,569,572 380,857,729 148.22
2012 1,596,569 273,896,021 171.55 490,949 52,768,946 107.48 2,087,518 326,664,967 156.48
2013 836,619 122,268,202 146.15 438,657 37,807,533 86.19 1,275,276 160,075,735 125.52
2014 716,952 111,060,598 154.91 678,205 59,165,018 87.24 1,395,157 170,225,616 122.01
2015 855,208 114,054,798 133.36 658,787 49,384,506 74.96 1,513,995 163,439,304 107.95
2016 989,954 135,603,572 136.98 554,178 44,389,856 80.10 1,544,132 179,993,428 116.57

  
1. Drilling to define new mineral deposits.
2. Drilling in the immediate vicinity of the deposit(s), to delimit and detail the ore or extend the current ore reserves.
  
Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Survey of mineral exploration, deposit appraisal and mine complex development expenditures.
 
November 15, 2017
 

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