Biggest mines in B.C. in 2017

Ranked by 2016 revenue

Published September 19, 2017. Sources: Interviews with mine operators below and BIV research.

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Rank '17MineMine operatorType of operationKey commodities producedAmounts produced in 2016Mine Revenue 2016
1 Fording River
Elkford
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 9 million tonnes of coal 1,367,000,000
2 Elkview
Sparwood
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 6.5 million tonnes of coal 994,000,000
3 Greenhills
Elkford
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 5 million tonnes of coal 766,000,000
4 Highland Valley Copper
Logan Lake
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Copper, molybdenum 119,300 tonnes of copper, 5.4 million pounds of molybdenum 750,000,000
5 Line Creek
Sparwood
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 3.5 million tonnes of coal 538,000,000

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