2014 Conference Sponsers

2014 Conference Sponsors

Recent statistics show postive trends for Canadian coal

Recent data from Statistics Canada shows a 3.6% increase in coal production and 5.8% increase in exports. In particular, metallurgical coal which is used to make steel, had an impressive performance with 9.6% increase in production and 7.2% in exports from the previous year. Canada’s metallurgical coal is in high demand because of its low sulfer and low ash content which makes it burn more cleanly that other coals. Canada is the third largest producer of metallurgical coal in the world and … [Read More...]

Coal 2012 Annual Review

The recently released Natural Resources Canada Coal 2012 Annual Review shows some positive trends for Canada's coal industry including: the production of metallurgical (steel-making coal) increased by 5.5% from 29.5 Mt in 2011 to 31.1 Mt in 2012 in 2012, Canada exported 34.8 Mt of coal, up 3.2% compared to 33.7 Mt in 2011 there was a boom in coal projects development in 2012 with five new projects applying for environmental assessments Canadian coking coal exports increased by 11% to … [Read More...]