CLOSED: Minerals Geoscience to Stimulate Exploration Activity


Geoscience BC is pleased to issue two Request for Proposals (RFP) for applied minerals geoscience projects. We encourage proposal submissions from industry, government, First Nations, academia, communities or not-for profit organizations related to mineral exploration in BC.

  1. Targeted RFP - Minerals Geoscience to Stimulate Exploration Activity in the QUEST-Northwest Project Area: This request for proposals is specifically aimed at work in the QUEST-Northwest area. Proposals could include those that add value to data Geoscience BC is currently collecting, build on other datasets/concepts or propose new data collection (2012 field season) in the QUEST-Northwest area.
  2. General RFP - Minerals Geoscience to Stimulate Exploration Activity in British Columbia: Proposals that will be considered should be of an applied and innovative nature and relate to geology, mineral deposits, or metallogeny of BC, or address an exploration method or technique that will enhance exploration interest and success in BC.

For more details on the RFP and proposal guidelines, please download the following:

The RFP closing date is October 25th, 2011 at 12pm (Pacific). Proposals that do not conform to the submission guidelines will be disregarded.

Proponents are advised that Geoscience BC requires all projects accepted for funding to enter into a Project Agreement with Geoscience BC. Proponents (particularly university-based proponents) are advised to review Geoscience BC's terms and conditions prior to submitting a proposal. If you would like an example of a Project Agreement or if you have any questions about the agreements they should be directed to Christa Sluggett, Project Geologist and Communications Coordinator (contact info in Request for Proposals and Agreement files).