This section provides the most current information and selected historical series on core drilling, including the number of metres drilled, total cost, and cost per metre. Costs associated with drilling campaigns for exploration and deposit appraisal projects include expenditures related to personnel and drill mobilization, site preparation, drilling, moves between drill holes, required mobile and support equipment, as well as related sampling and assaying costs.
Tables and figures
Distribution of number of metres drilled and costs
- Distribution of the number of metres drilled, total cost and cost per metre for core drilling, by expenditure category, Québec, 2006-2016
- Distribution of the number of metres drilled, total cost and cost per metre for core drilling in Québec’s main mining regions, 2016