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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review



Located in downtown Vancouver, the MDO is mandated to:

  • Provide mineral and coal resource and potential information to industry and government
  • Promote the province's minerals and coal industry, both domestically and abroad
  • Be a point of contact for industry on issues impacting the exploration and mining industries






Information on B.C's Minerals and Coal Industry


Click here for Chinese edition (中文版本)




Annual Summaries of Exploration and Mining



Highlight Commodities Brochures




B.C's Regional Geologists and the MDO:


The province's regional geologists play a key role in highlighting the province's mineral and coal resources. They are located in Smithers, Prince George, Cranbrook, Kamloops, and Vancouver.


 Recent Exploration and Mining Presentations:




Other useful links:


Contact Information:


Mineral Development Office

(604) 660-3332

300-865 Hornby Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

V6Z 2G3

Gordon Clarke


Bruce Northcote

(Staff Geologist)

E-mail: E-mail:
Phone: (604) 660-3332 Phone: (604) 660-2713
Fax: (604) 660-2653 Fax: (604) 775-0313

Manpreet Rai

(Admin. Assistant)


Phone: (604) 660-3332
Fax: (604) 660-2653