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Coal Mining in Canada: Market Research Report

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Coal Mining in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 21211CA | Apr 2014

Burned out: Natural gas expansion and slowing export demand will eat into demand for coal

IBISWorld’s Coal Mining market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
7,409
Businesses
26
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Coal miners have experienced only slight declines over the past five years. Strong demand from steel production abroad and moderate increases in electricity demand have pushed coal prices up, boosting industry performance. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to perform steadily; however, while coal prices will increase over the period, economic growth in emerging economies (e.g. China) is expected to slow, hampering industry revenue somewhat... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The Coal Mining industry's establishments are distributed largely in line with the regions' coal reserves. There is a large difference between where establishments are located and each location's share of production, because coal resources and output vary drastically from mine to mine.

Canada holds abundant reserves of coal throughout its territories. According to Natural Resources Canada, significant coal formations have been identified in Yukon, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, but these territories are not currently being exploited. Meanwhile, significant quantities of metallurgical and thermal coal are currently produced in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Coal Mining Industry?

This industry mines bituminous, anthracite and lignite varieties of coal. Mining occurs underground and in surface pits. Industry operators may also develop coal mine sites and prepare the coal for sale by washing, screening and sizing it.

Industry Products
Thermal coalMetallurgical coal
 
Industry Activities
Bituminous coal and lignite surface miningBituminous coal and lignite underground miningAnthracite mining


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