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Coal Mining in Canada: Market Research Report

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Coal Mining in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 21211CA | Feb 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Coal Mining market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-0.3%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
7,506
Businesses
28
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. The next five years will likely be gloomy for the industry. Coal prices are expected to drop during four of the next five years, as slowing economic growth in major global markets (e.g. China) places downward pressure on product prices... purchase to read more

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Coal mining is a pillar of the Canadian economy, as the industry not only adds significantly to the national GDP, but it also drives the economic well-being of many regions and communities. Besides its direct contributions, the industry supports numerous companies and sectors that supply coal mining with the goods and services it needs to function. As emerging economies extensively build out their infrastructure, thus underpinning demand for metallurgical coal exports, prices for this type of coal have risen in three out of the past five years. Additionally, as the domestic economy recovers from recession, demand for electricity has driven the country's appetite for coal-fuelled utilities... 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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