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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

The Coal Mining market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 Analysis Chapter

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 prices for this type of coal have risen in 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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