Biggest mines in B.C. in 2014

Ranked by 2013 revenue

Published September 23, 2014. Sources: Interviews with mining operators and BIV research.

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Rank '14FootnotesMineMine operatorType of operationCommodities producedAmounts produced '13Mine revenue '12Mine revenue '13
1 Mine: Operated by Teck subsidiary Teck Coal Ltd; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate Fording River
Elkford, British Columbia
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 9 million tonnes of coal $1,459,158,000 $1,459,158,000
2 Mine: Operated by Teck subsidiary Teck Coal Ltd; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate Elkview
Sparwood, British Columbia
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 13.3 million tonnes of coal $1,054,869,000 $1,100,000,000
3 Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate Highland Valley Copper
Logan Lake, British Columbia
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Copper, molybdenum 113,200 tonnes of copper, 6.1 million pounds of molybdenum $1,012,000,000 $1,000,000,000
4 Mine: Joint venture agreement among Teck, POSCO Canada Ltd (POSCAN) and POSCAN’s parent, POSCO; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate Greenhills
Elkford, British Columbia
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Metallurgical coal 10 million tonnes of coal $845,754,000 $845,754,000
5 Mine: Operated by Teck subsidiary Teck Coal Ltd; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate; Mine Revenue 2013: BIV estimate Line Creek
Sparwood, British Columbia
Teck Resources Ltd, Vancouver Open-pit mine Steelmaking coal 7 million tonnes of coal $566,934,000 $570,000,000

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