•  Coal is a vital Canadian resource
    Coal is a vital Canadian resource
  • Coal is critical to energy generation
    Coal is critical to energy generation
  •  Without coal, there is no steel
    Without coal, there is no steel

2015 Conference Sponsers

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  • Westmoreland Coal Company

2015 Conference Sponsors

  • SMS Komatsu
  • Walter Energy
  • JoyGlobal
  • Teck
  • Westshore Terminals
  • Grande Cache Coal
  • Port Metro Vancouver
  • KalTire
  • Cummins Western Canada
  • IHS
  • Canadian Pacific

PwC: “Mining Industry is vital to British Columbia”

PwC's 47th annual British Columbia Mining Survey outlines the financial results of BC’s mining industry in 2014. BC’s mining industry continues to prove its resilience and demonstrate its commitment to sustainability and stakeholder engagement amid a number of challenges presented in the past year. Lower commodity prices remain the primary threat to profitability in the industry. The steady and continuous drop in the price of many metals and minerals has led to reduced revenues and margins, … [Read More...]

EIA: “Coal to dominate through to 2040″

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects coal to remain the primary US generating fuel through 2040 even though natural gas should increase its share and wind power could overtake output from conventional hydropower generation, according to the Annual Energy Outlook released today.The share of coal in electricity generation should reach 42pc in 2020, up from 41pc in 2013, before declining steadily to 37pc in 2040, according to the outlook's reference case scenario. The numbers exclude … [Read More...]