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September 14, 2021updated 13 Sep 2021 12:13pm

Five largest copper mines in Canada in 2020

By Carmen

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

1. Highland Valley Copper Mine

The Highland Valley Copper Mine is a surface mine located in British Columbia. It is owned by Teck Resources and produced an estimated 119.3 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020. The mine will operate until 2040.

2. Gibraltar Mine

Located in British Columbia, the Gibraltar Mine is owned by Taseko Mines. The surface mine produced an estimated 62.78 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020. The mine will operate until 2039.

3. Red Chris Mine

The Red Chris Mine is located in British Columbia. It is owned by Newcrest Mining and produced an estimated 40.07 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020. The mine will operate until 2043.

4. Mount Milligan Mine

The Mount Milligan Mine, owned by Centerra Gold, is a surface mine located in British Columbia. The mine produced an estimated 37.56 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020. The mine will operate until 2029.

5. Copper Mountain Mine

Owned by Copper Mountain Mining, the Copper Mountain Mine is a surface mine located in British Columbia. It produced an estimated 35.177 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020. The mine will operate until 2051.

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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