Table 11 - Total Mineral Resource Development Investments, 20193 Preliminary Estimates and 20204 Spending Intentions2

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Expenditure Category Exploration Plus Deposit Appraisal Mine Complex Development Grand Total ($)
20193 20204 20193 20204 20193 20204
($000)
Field Work and Overhead1, Engineering, Economic and Pre- or Production Feasibility Studies, Environment and Land Access Costs 2,087,299 2,132,833 3,171,282 2,920,496 5,258,581 5,053,329
On-Mine-Site 261,125 357,340 3,171,282 2,920,496 3,432,407 3,277,836
Off-Mine-Site 1,826,174 1,775,493 n.a. n.a. 1,826,174 1,775,493
Capital Asset Expenditures
Non-Residential Construction 239,997 331,531 4,019,482 3,089,019 4,259,479 3,420,550
Machinery and Equipment 40,548 312,186 2,516,124 2,323,566 2,556,672 2,635,752
Subtotal 280,545 643,717 6,535,606 5,412,585 6,816,151 6,056,302
Grand Total 2,367,844 2,776,550 9,706,888 8,333,081 12,074,732 11,109,631



Note: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding. See Explanatory Notes for Tables of Mineral Exploration, and Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Tables
Source: Natural Resources Canada, from the federal-provincial/territorial Survey of Mineral Exploration, Deposit Appraisal and Mine Complex Development Expenditures.

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