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Appendix I: Partial List of Companies Incorporated to Work Minerals in Newfoundland

The Newfoundland and Labrador Registry of Deeds contains a complete list of companies incorporated in Newfoundland after 1900 to work, develop, etc. minerals in Newfoundland and Labrador. Some documentation of mining companies incorporated in Newfoundland before 1900 exists in the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Archives, GN 2/37; these listings, however, are incomplete.

Table 1. List of early mining companies incorporated in Newfoundland


Company Date of Incorporation Place of Incorporation

Advocate Mines Ltd.

31 December 1954

Ontario

American Newfoundland Flurospar Company Ltd.

11 May 1937

Newfoundland

Atlantic Coast Copper Corporation Ltd.

15 May 1956

Ontario

Atlantic Gypsum Ltd.

7 February 1952

Newfoundland

Avalon Gold Mining Company Ltd.

27 February 1886

Newfoundland

The Bay de Verde Mining Company Ltd.

9 February 1901

Newfoundland

Bay of Islands State Syndicate Ltd.

1902?

Britain

Bear Cove Mines Company Ltd.

1907-08

Maine

Betts Cove Mining Company

1874?

Britain

Betts Cove Mining Company Ltd.

1878?

Britain

The Brick and Tile Manufacturing Company Ltd.

27 October 1890

Newfoundland

Buchans Mining Company Ltd.

29 January 1927

Newfoundland

C. and M. Pelly Ltd.

9 January 1953

Newfoundland

Cape Broyle Gold Mining Company Ltd.

5 March 1899

Newfoundland

Cliff Silver Mines Company Ltd.

1883?

Britain

Consolidated Rambler Mines Ltd.

20 January 1961

Ontario

Dominion Limestone Division

31 March 1949

Nova Scotia

Dominion Wabana Ore Ltd.

31 March 1949

Nova Scotia

The English Ridge Mining Company

24 November 1856

Newfoundland

Goldenville Mining Company Ltd.

17 July 1903

Newfoundland

Great Northern Copper Company Ltd.

1906?

South Dakota?

Green Bay Mining Company Ltd.

8 June 1973

Newfoundland

Gullbridge Mines Ltd.

14 November 1950

Ontario

Halifax Asbestos Company Ltd.

1892?

Halifax

Halifax Chrome Company Ltd.

1896?

Halifax

Humber Consolidated Mining & Manufacturing Company Ltd.

22 September 1902

New Jersey

Industrial Minerals Company of Newfoundland Ltd.

8 October 1941

Newfoundland

La Manche Mining Company

1863?

United States?

La Manche Mining Company Ltd.

18 November 1875

London, Eng.

Long Range (Newfoundland) Slate Quarries Ltd.

16 December 1906

London, Eng.

Newfoundland &Canadian Exploration Trust Ltd.

19 March 1891

London, Eng.

The Newfoundland Brick and Manufacturing Company Ltd.

13 May 1904

Newfoundland

The Newfoundland Consolidated Copper Mining Company Ltd.

23 September 1880

New York

The Newfoundland Copper Company Ltd.

8 March 1898

London, Eng.

Newfoundland Exploration Syndicate

17 November 1900

West Virginia

Newfoundland Flurospar Ltd.

21 December 1939

Newfoundland

Newfoundland Lime Manufacturing Company Ltd.

24 August 1912

Newfoundland

Newfoundland Mining Association

16 May 1857

London, Eng.

Newfoundland Mining Company Ltd.

1872?

London, Eng.

Newfoundland Molybdenum Company Ltd.

2 May 1936

Newfoundland

Newfoundland Oil Company

27 March 1894

Newfoundland

Newfoundland Oil Company Ltd.

19 January 1900

Newfoundland

Newfoundland Oilfields Ltd.

1910?

London, Eng.

Newfoundland Petroleum Company Ltd.

22 April 1902

Newfoundland

The Newfoundland Petroleum Ltd.

1 May 1905

Newfoundland

Newfoundland State Company Ltd.

1902?

New Jersey

New World Island Mining Syndicate Ltd.

1892

Britain

North American Talc Company

1903?

Maine

North Star Cement Ltd.

21 August 1951

Newfoundland

Notre Dame Mining Company

1869

Newfoundland

Notre Dame Mining Company Ltd.

19 January 1900

Newfoundland

Pelly-Shaw Newfoundland Ltd.

11 February 1966

Newfoundland

Pilleys Island Pyrites Company

1902?

New York

Pioneer Mining Syndicate Ltd.

11 June 1898

Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Lead Company

1860?

United States?

Port au Port Asbestos Company Ltd.

6 April 1894

Newfoundland

The Pyrites Company Ltd.

1891

Britain

Quidi Vidi Copper Company Ltd.

6 February 1909

Newfoundland

The Silver Cliff Mining Company Ltd.

26 June 1922

Newfoundland

Southwest Arm Mining Company

1876?

Newfoundland

The Standard Pyrites Company Ltd.

8 June 1889

Newfoundland

St. George's Coal Fields Company Ltd.

29 July 1918

Newfoundland

St. Lawrence Corporation of Newfoundland Ltd.

23 November 1931

Newfoundland

Terra Nova Company

1903?

New York

Terra Nova Mining Company

3 April 1860

Newfoundland

Terra Nova Properties Ltd.

1908

London, Eng.

Terra Nova Properties Ltd.*

22 May 1926

Newfoundland

Trinity Brick Products Ltd.

11 February 1966

Newfoundland

Trinity Brick Products (1972) Ltd.

28 April 1972

Newfoundland

The Turks Head Mining Company

29 November 1856

Newfoundland

Tilt Cove Copper Company Ltd.

4 April 1888

London, Eng.

Union Mining Company

1864?

Britain?

The Western Copper Company Ltd.

26 September 1902

Newfoundland

Western Oil Company Ltd.

1898?

New Brunswick?

York Harbour Copper Company Ltd.

7 March 1899

London, Eng.

York Harbour Mine (Newfoundland) Ltd.

7 October 1909

London, Eng.


*reincorporated