Can We Process and Market Your Clay Deposit?

Important Notice

Plainsman Clays Ltd. will be closed to public access starting Thursday March 19. We will keep the doors closed (no exceptions), but continue to take and fill orders via phone (credit card only accepted) and e-mail. Pick up orders will be placed at the front of the building, however we will be unable to assist with loading. These measures enable us to limit contact and minimize risk with regards to the COVID-19 virus.

We can be reached by phone at 403-527-8535, fax 403-527-7508 and via email at

Thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.

Gravel, Aggregate and Mining Companies

Have you discovered a clay deposit that you suspect could be useful in the ceramic or other sectors? We want to work with you to evaluate its possibilities in the North American market. Clays are used in thousands of products, your could very well be useful.

  • We have 40 years of experience in the ceramic industry and understand the physics and chemistry of traditional North American ceramic materials. We can present your material to customers in terms of the ones they already know.
  • We have a lab and can evaluate and characterize your material.
  • We have lots of experience with clay mining and hauling and have storage space and processing equipment.
  • We are internet saavy and can prepare online technical material that will represent your material well.
  • We are right beside the main east-west rail line in Canada.
  • We already have a dealer network across Canada and in parts of the US.
  • We have thousands of customers who are potters who would able to help test your materials in their process.
  • For really unique materials we have international contacts to evaluate export possibilities.

What Can You Do Now?

Please click the contact link above to begin the process.