Table 11 - Total Mineral Resource Development Investments, 20213 Preliminary Estimates and 20224 Spending Intentions2

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Expenditure Category Exploration Plus Deposit Appraisal Mine Complex Development Grand Total ($)
20213 20224 20213 20224 20213 20224
($000)
Field Work and Overhead1, Engineering, Economic and Pre- or Production Feasibility Studies, Environment and Land Access Costs 3,640,003 3,741,260 2,735,745 3,313,128 6,375,748 7,054,388
On-Mine-Site 553,788 406,651 2,735,745 3,313,128 3,289,533 3,719,779
Off-Mine-Site 3,086,215 3,334,609 n.a. n.a. 3,086,215 3,334,609
Capital Asset Expenditures
Non-Residential Construction 601,081 413,479 4,519,819 5,841,994 5,120,900 6,255,473
Machinery and Equipment 245,574 120,419 2,671,356 3,552,570 2,916,930 3,672,989
Subtotal 846,655 533,898 7,191,175 9,394,564 8,037,830 9,928,462
Grand Total 4,486,658 4,275,158 9,926,920 12,707,692 14,413,578 16,982,850



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.
Quebec data are compiled by l’Institut de la statistique du Québec.