Nova Scotia Mineral Resources Development Fund (MRDF)

Shared Funding Exploration Grants: >$20K up to $200K (50/50)
2018 - 2019 Grant Recipients

See Open File Map ME 2018-004 (Revised January 2019)

Number

Company

Project Name

Commodity

Amount

MRDF-2018-SF-037

Chilean Minerals

Bass River

Copper, Cobalt, Base Metals, Gold

$35,150

MRDF-2018-SF-040

Transition Metals Corp.

Highland Gold

Gold

$95,000

MRDF-2018-SF-046

Heraldry Gold Corp.

Whiteburn

Gold

$28,500

Total

$158,650

Prospecting and Exploration Grants: Maximum $20K
2018 - 2019 Grant Recipients
Revised September 11, 2018

See Open File Map ME 2018-004 (Revised January 2019)

Number

Applicant

Company

Project Name

Commodity

Amount

MRDF-2018-PE-030

Alex MacKay

Cobequid Highlands IOCG Collaborative Project

Copper, Gold

$11,850

MRDF-2018-PE-031

Jim Michaelis

Cobequid Highlands IOCG Collaborative Project

Copper, Gold

$11,850

MRDF-2018-PE-032

John Shurko

21 Alpha Resources Inc

Cobequid Highlands IOCG Collaborative Project

Copper, Gold

$20,000

MRDF-2018-PE-033

Lindsay Allen

Elk Exploration Ltd.

Cobequid Highlands IOCG Collaborative Project

Copper, Gold

$19,700

MRDF-2018-PE-028

Alex MacKay

New Britain

Zinc, Lead, Silver

$20,000

MRDF-2018-PE-025

John Wightman

Inglisville Road Co Project

Cobalt

$10,700

MRDF-2018-PE-027

Jim Michaelis

Tennycape

Copper, Base Metals

$19,000

MRDF-2018-PE-015

Perry MacKinnon

Barclay Kaolin Deposit Bulk Sample

Kaolin

$7,700

MRDF-2018-PE-024

John Wightman

Inglisville Mountain Co Project

Cobalt

$16,050

MRDF-2018-PE-017

Perry MacKinnon

3302051 Nova Scotia ltd.

Oceanview Mobile Metal Ion Survey

Cobalt, Bismuth

$16,750

MRDF-2018-PE-019

John Shurko

21 Alpha Resources Inc

New Ross Maganese Project

Manganese

$20,000

MRDF-2018-PE-016

Perry MacKinnon

Meadowvale

Gold

$7,050

MRDF-2018-PE-002

Henry Schenkels

Minister Brook

Gold

$16,900

MRDF-2018-PE-008

Perry Bezanson

Ecum Secum East

Gold

$20,000

MRDF-2018-PE-004

Arthur Crowell

Beaver Dam East

Gold

$16,950

MRDF-2018-PE-034

John Wightman

Dominique Downhole Geophysics Project

Tin, Indium, Base Metals

$15,000

MRDF-2018-PE-037

John Shurko

21 Alpha Resources

Brazil Lake Pegmatites

Lithium

$9,300

MRDF-2018-PE-038

Henry Schenkels

Minister Brook

Gold

$8,500

MRDF-2018-PE-041

Henry Schenkels

Beaver Dam East

Gold

$20,000

Total

$287,300

Major Project Grants: Maximum $500K or higher if required
2018 - 2019 Grant Recipients

Number

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2018-MP-067

Mining Association of Nova Scotia

Minerals Play Fairway - Needs Assessment of Airborne Geophysical Data

$62,000

Total

$62,000

Education, Outreach, and Engagement Grants: Maximum $50K
2018 - 2019 Grant Recipients

Number

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2018-ED-062

Mining Association of Nova Scotia

Industry Education Conference: Consultation and Safety

$30,200

MRDF-2018-ED-063

Mining Association of Nova Scotia

Time Lapse Reclamation Video

$33,000

Total

$63,200

Innovation Grants: Maximum $200K
2018 - 2019 Grant Recipients

Number

Applicant

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2018-IN-058

Linda Campbell

Saint Mary's University

Developing an Innovative In-situ "Made in Nova Scotia" remediation strategy for enhancing natural recovery of highly contaminated mine tailing impacted wetlands

$142,000

Total

$142,000

Research Grants: Maximum $90K
2018 - 2019 Grant Recipients

Number

Applicant

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2018-RS-049

Graham Layne / Sandra Barr

Memorial University /Acadia University

Metallogeny of the Avalonian Mira Terrane, Southeastern CBI

$11,400

MRDF-2018-RS-050

Jacob Hanley

Saint Mary's University

Development of a Genetic Model and Exploration Criteria for Epithermal-style Gold Mineralization in the Eastern Cobequid Highlands

$47,500

MRDF-2018-RS-051

Erin Adlakha-Kerr

Saint Mary's University

An investigation of polymetallic (Co-Ni-Au-Ag-Bi) veins of Nictaux Falls, Annapolis Valley, NS

$36,950

MRDF-2018-RS-047

James Brenan

Dalhousie University

Redox State of the South Mountain Batholith: A Reconnaissance Study

$9,750

Total

$105,600