Production

2017 Production Estimates for
Major Commodities Mined in B.C.

Commodity Quantity Value (C$ millions)
Coal (kilotonnes) 26,005 x
Copper (tonnes) 287,812 2,301.9
Gold (kilograms) 13,355 706.3
Silver (tonnes) 59 42.6
Molybdenum (tonnes) 5,286 106.7
Zinc (tonnes) 0 0.0
Lead (tonnes) 0 0.0
Industrial Minerals (kilotonnes) 1,182 x
Construction Aggregates (kilotonnes) 39,173 366.7
Total   8,835.8


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

Source: Natural Resources Canada. All data in this table reflects preliminary estimates for 2017 production.

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