Biggest mines in B.C. in 2016

Ranked by 2015 revenue

 Published September 20, 2016. Sources: Interviews with mine operators below and BIV research.

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Rank '16MineMine operatorType of operationCommodities producedAmounts of commodities produced in 2015Mine Revenue 2015
1 Fording River
Elkford
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 8.5 million tonnes of coal 1,097,000,000
2 Highland Valley Copper
Logan Lake
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Copper, molybdenum 151,400 tonnes of copper, 3.4 million pounds of molybdenum 999,000,000
3 Elkview
Sparwood
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 7 million tonnes of coal 914,700,000
4 Line Creek
Sparwood
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 3.5 million tonnes of coal 457,350,000
5 Coal Mountain
Sparwood
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical and thermal coal 2.7 million tonnes of coal 365,880,000

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Business in Vancouver makes every attempt to publish accurate information in the List, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Lists are researched by Carrie Schmidt and Anna Liczmanska. For questions or to provide feedback, please contact us by email, lists@biv.com.

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