Operating Mines

The following metal and coal mines are currently operating in BC (as of April 2014):

Coal Mines

Mine Company Type of Coal Community Est. Employees Tonnage
Brule Walter Energy PCI Chetwynd 180 1.831M
Coal Mountain Teck Met/Therm Sparwood 310 2.682M
Elkview Teck Met Sparwood 1,040 4.653M
Fording River Teck Met/Therm Elkford 1,195 8.920M
Greenhills Teck Met/Therm Elkford 620 4.509M
Line Creek Teck Met/Therm Sparwood 515 3.416M
Quinsam Quinsam Coal Corp. Therm Campbell River 280 586,000
Trend Peace River Coal PCI Tumbler Ridge 340 N/A

Metal Mines

Mine Company Commodities Community Est. Employees Tonnage
Bralorne Bralorne Gold Mines Au Lillooet 50 27,546
Copper Mountain Copper Mountain Mining Cu/Au/Ag Princeton 340 9.457M
Endako Thompson Creek Metals Mo Fraser Lake 370 14.711M
Gibraltar Taseko Mines Cu/Mo Williams Lake 250 16.302M
Highland Valley Copper Teck Cu/Mo Logan Lake 1,295 45.383M
Huckleberry Imperial Metals Cu/Mo Houston 250 5.877M
Mt. Milligan Thompson Creek Metals Cu/Au Fort St. James 350 --
Mount Polley Imperial Metals Cu/Mo Williams Lake 370 7731M
Myra Falls Nyrstar Cu/Zn/Pb/Au/Ag Campbell River 325 521,824
New Afton New Gold Cu/Au/Ag Kamloops 405 1.970M