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How significant is mining to Manitoba?
Mining and petroleum industries are the second-largest primary resource industry in Manitoba’s economy. In 2013, capital expenditures on mining and petroleum development totalled an estimated $1.4 billion and the industries accounted for approximately seven per cent of provincial GDP and 8.7 per cent of total exports. The value of mining and petroleum production in 2013 totalled more than $3 billion. Continue reading