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June 3, 2022updated 13 Jun 2022 12:18pm

Five largest coal mines in Canada in 2021

By Carmen

Here are the five largest coal mines by production in Canada, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Fording River Mine

The Fording River Mine is a surface mine located in British Columbia. It is owned by Teck Resources and produced an estimated 8.4 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2059.

2. Elkview Mine

Located in British Columbia, the Elkview Mine is owned by Teck Resources. The surface mine produced an estimated 7.9 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2051.

3. Vista Project

The Vista Project is located in Alberta. It is owned by KC Euroholdings S.a r.l. and produced an estimated 5.3 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2046.

4. Greenhills Mine

The Greenhills Mine, owned by Teck Resources, is a surface mine located in British Columbia. The mine produced an estimated 4.8 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2061.

5. Estevan Mine

Owned by Westmoreland Mining Holding, the Estevan Mine is a surface mine located in Saskatchewan. It produced an estimated 4.3 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2030.

Methodology: This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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