Manitoba's Mineral Resources

Important Notice:

The Resource Development office located at 360-1395 Ellice Avenue will be open for in-person visits as of June 8th/2022.  Staff are accessible by appointment only and the Resource Centre will remain closed to the public until further notice.

  • To book an appointment with a staff-member of the Manitoba Geological Survey or Mining, Oil and Gas Branch, please contact the staff member directly.
  • To book an appointment at the Midland Library, please call 204-945-6550. Please review Midland's COVID-19 protocols before arriving at your prescheduled appointment time.

For Mines related enquiries we will be pleased to serve you by phone at 204-945-1119, or toll-free at 1-800-223-5215, or by email at
For questions relating to the Resource Centre collection and services, publication sales, and all other related queries, please contact the Resource Centre via email at

For petroleum-related queries, please visit the Petroleum contacts page.

For accurate and up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit

COVID-19-related notices:

Manitoba Response to Manitoba Liaison Committee on Mining and Exploration (September 2021)PDF icon

Manitoba Liaison Committee on Mining and Exploration's Report of Recommendations (May 2020) PDF icon

Manitoba response letter to Manitoba Liaison Committee on Mining and Exploration (May 2020) PDF icon

Manitoba response letter to the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (April 2020) PDF icon

Extension of Time: Mineral Exploration Licences & Mining Claims PDF icon

For additional COVID-19 information, please visit the Mines Informational Notices page.


Latest Manitoba Geological Survey Publications

Latest MGS Releases: Open File, Report of Activities, Bedrock Geology of Manitoba Map, DRIs

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Manitoba – First Nations Mineral Development Action Plan

Manitoba – First Nations
Mineral Development
Action Plan

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Industrial Minerals

Find out more about Manitoba's rich and diverse industrial minerals sector

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GIS Map Gallery

GIS Map Gallery: View Manitoba's geology and mineral dispositions within an interactive environment

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IMAQS: Submit applications and manage your mining and quarrying dispositions online

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Weekly Well Activity Report

Download the latest petroleum industry activity in the Weekly Well Activity Report

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Welcome to the mineral resources website!

Our goal is to deliver authoritative geoscience information to support, facilitate and promote mineral and petroleum exploration in the province, as well as to administer legislation governing the disposition of mineral rights (permits, claims and leases), exploration, development, production of the province's non-fuel mineral resources and rehabilitation of mines and quarries.


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