Production

2016 Production Estimates for Major Commodities Mined in B.C.

Commodity Quantity Value (C$ millions)
Coal (kilotonnes) 26,029 x
Copper (tonnes) 345,252 2,189.9
Gold (kilograms) 13,175 705.3
Silver (tonnes) 86 63.3
Molybdenum (tonnes) 2,708 51.6
Zinc (tonnes) 0 0.0
Lead (tonnes) 0 0.0
Industrial Minerals (kilotonnes) 3,032 x
Construction Aggregates (kilotonnes) 32,622 307.6
Total   6,331.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x = Suppressed by Natural Resources Canada due to confidentiality requirements.

Source: Natural Resources Canada. All data in this table reflects preliminary estimates for 2016 production.

For production data going back to 1995, please visit the Production Data Archive.