Mines and Minerals

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Publications Release Notice — February 19, 2020

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on February 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Summer Work Experience for Geoscience Students

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Applications for summer 2020 field assistant with the Ontario Geological Survey are now open.

Exploration Plans and Permits table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Exploration Plans & Permits table (updated Febrary 5, 2020) shows the submitted active Plans and Permits. The table shows the Plan or Permit number, the claim holder, township name and the project name.

Read more about Exploration Plans and Exploration Permits.

Financial Assurance Table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Financial Assurance table (updated December 31, 2019) shows the proponent, sites, total dollar value of financial assurance and form of financial assurance. The table includes a listing of the form in which the financial assurance can be provided (examples: cash, bonds, letters of credit, mining reclamation trust, financial test, pledge of assets, a sinking fund or royalties per tonne).

Recommendations for Exploration, 2019–2020

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Recommendations for Exploration across Ontario have been released for 2019–2020. The recommendations are generated annually by staff of the Ontario Geological Survey from research, field programs and areas of industry activity.

Recommendations for Exploration 2019–2020