OTTAWA NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA has released exploration information reports for the years 1987 to 2003. The information is compiled annually from data on exploration activity and spending throughout Canada. The reports also cover domestic and international trends that affect the Canadian mineral exploration sector. The reports are in .pdf format, but only those for 1996 and later are searchable. They are available in English at www.nrcan.gc.ca/mms/pubs/explor_e.htm or in French at www.nrcan.gc.ca/mms/pubs/explor_f.htm.
MANILA The government of the PHILIPPINES has updated figures for mineral production in that country and made them available to the public. The information is listed by commodity for the years 1979 to 2003. It is posted at www.mgb.gov.ph/summary-of-pmp.PDF.