To encourage and diversify
mineral exploration in Québec

News from SIDEX

June 16, 2020

Frank Mariage Appointed Chair of SIDEX Board of Directors

Frank Mariage has been appointed Chair of the SIDEX Board of Directors. He takes over from Élaine C. Phénix, who […]

Since its creation in 2001, SIDEX has invested more than $90 million in mineral exploration companies and their projects in Québec.

SIDEX is a limited partnership that finances mineral exploration companies working in Québec.

SIDEX mainly invests in the share capital of companies.

SIDEX is sponsored by the Québec government and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ.

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SIDEX’s mission

  • Diversify Québec’s mineral base;
  • Encourage new exploration models;
  • Stimulate investment in exploration for new commodities;
  • Open new territories with strong discovery potential.

Bulletins on metals and minerals

SIDEX has produced a number of bulletins on metals and minerals such as cobalt, rare earth elements, silica, molybdenum, etc.

These bulletins provide a quick understanding of markets, metallogeny and Québec’s potential so efforts can be focused in the most promising areas of interest

Projects funded by SIDEX