Statistical Table

Distribution of the number of metres drilled, total cost and cost per metre for core drilling, for the exploration and deposit appraisal, in Québec's main mining regions, 2016-2017

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Administrative region           Drilling costs       Number of metres drilled                      Unit cost



$M m $/m



2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017

08 Abitibi-Témiscamingue 62.8 84.6 512,924 691,506       122.48 122.39
09 Côte-Nord 1.6 3.5 6,057 13,509 261.95 260.34
10 Nord-du-Québec 69.4 178.5 448,878 1,106,300 154.66 161.37
Other regions 1.8 4.5 22,095 30,356 80.07 149.56
All of Québec 135.6 271.2 989,954 1,841,670 136.98 147.27

  
Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Annual Census of Mining Investment.
 
November 15, 2018
 

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