Coal Mining in Canada to 2020

GlobalData's 'Coal Mining in Canada to 2020' report comprehensively covers Canadian reserves of coal by region, grade and proximate analysis of Canadian coal versus coal produced by other major countries, the historic and forecast data on coal production and production split by grade, type, mining method and province, coal prices, historic and forecast coal consumption and by type and exports. The report also includes factors affecting demand for Canadian coal, profiles of major coal producing companies and information on the active, exploration and development coal projects. The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country. It is an essential tool for companies active in Canadian mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the Canadian coal mining industry, together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodity.

It also provides information about Canadian reserves, historic and forecast data on coal production, production by grade and type, consumption and exports, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development coal projects.

Reasons to buy

Gain an understanding of the coal mining industry in Canada, coal reserves, historic and forecast data on coal production, coal prices, consumption and exports, demand drivers, active, exploration and development coal projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Companies mentioned

Teck Resources Ltd

Westmoreland Coal Company

TransAlta Corporation

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Coal Mining in Canada – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade

2.1 Reserves by Geographical Region, Grade and Proximate Analysis

2.1.1 British Columbia

2.1.2 Alberta

2.2 Historic and Forecast Production

2.2.1 Production by grade – bituminous and lignite

2.2.2 Production by type – thermal and coking

2.2.3 Production by mining method

2.2.4 Production by province – Alberta and British Columbia

2.3 Coal Prices

2.4 Active Mines

2.5 Exploration and Development Projects

2.6 Consumption vs Exports

2.6.1 Consumption by type – thermal and coking

2.6.2 Exports by country

2.7 Factors Influencing Demand for Canadian Coal

2.7.1 Decreasing share of coal in domestic electricity generation mix

2.7.2 Demand for steel in export markets

3 Global Coal Producers

4 Coal Producers in Canada

4.1 Teck Resources Ltd

4.2 Westmoreland Coal Company (WCC)

4.3 TransAlta Corporation

5 Fiscal Regime

5.1 The Canadian Mining Industry – Governing Bodies

5.1.1 Alberta

5.1.2 British Columbia, Ministry of Energy, Mines and Responsible for Core Review

5.1.3 Nova Scotia, Department of Natural Resources

5.1.4 Ontario, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

5.1.5 Quebec, Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune

5.1.6 Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Natural Resources

5.1.7 New Brunswick, Department of Energy and Mines

5.1.8 Saskatchewan, Minerals, Lands and Policy Division

5.1.9 Manitoba, Ministry of Mineral Resources

5.1.10 Yukon, Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Resources

5.1.11 Northwest Territories

5.1.12 Northwest Territories (NWT) and Nunavut Chamber of Mines

5.2 The Canadian Mining Industry – Governing Laws

5.2.1 Alberta

5.2.2 British Columbia

5.2.3 Nova Scotia

5.2.4 Ontario

5.2.5 Quebec

5.2.6 Newfoundland and Labrador

5.2.7 Saskatchewan

5.2.8 Manitoba

5.2.9 Northwest Territories

5.2.10 Nunavut

5.3 The Canadian Mining Industry – Mining Licenses and Rights

5.3.1 Alberta

5.3.2 British Columbia

5.3.3 New Brunswick

5.3.4 Nova Scotia

5.3.5 Saskatchewan

5.4 The Canadian Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms

5.4.1 Royalties

5.4.2 Annual rents

5.4.3 Corporate income tax

5.4.4 Provincial income tax

5.4.5 Branch profit tax

5.4.6 Withholding tax

5.4.7 Goods and service tax/harmonized sales tax (HST)

5.4.8 Depreciation

5.4.9 Other provincial taxes

5.4.10 Allowable business loss

6 Appendix

6.1 Abbreviations

6.2 Bibliography

6.3 Secondary Research

6.4 Primary Research

6.5 Contact GlobalData

6.6 About GlobalData

6.7 GlobalData’s Services

6.8 Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: Coal Mining in Canada – Estimated Recoverable Coal Reserves in Alberta (Billion Tonnes), 2014

Table 2: Coal Mining in Canada – Typical Proximate Analysis of Various Coals

Table 3: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic and Forecast Coal Production by Grade – Bituminous and Lignite (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020

Table 4: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic and Forecast Coal Production by Type – Thermal and Coking Coal (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020

Table 5: Coal Mining in Canada – Active Mines, 2015

Table 6: Coal Mining in Canada – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 7: Coal Mining in Canada – Development Projects, 2015

Table 8: Coal Mining in Canada – Domestic Consumption vs Exports (Million Tonnes), 2001–2020

Table 9: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic and Forecast Consumption by Type – Thermal and Coking Coal (Million Tonnes), 2001–2020

Table 10: Coal Mining in Canada – Exports by Country (Million Tonnes), 2014

Table 11: Coal Mining in Canada – Coal Production, Reserves and Revenue by Top Global Coal Producers, 2014

Table 12: Coal Mining in Canada – Coal Production and Annual Revenue of Canadian Coal Producers, 2014

Table 13: Coal Mining in Canada – Teck Resources Ltd, 2015

Table 14: Coal Mining in Canada – Westmoreland Coal Company, 2015

Table 15: Coal Mining in Canada – TransAlta Corporation, 2015

Table 16: The Mining Industry in Canada – Alberta Coal Royalty Rates (%), 2015

Table 17: The Mining Industry in Canada – British Columbia Annual Rent for Coal License (CAD/ha), 2015

Table 18: The Mining Industry in Canada – Provincial Corporate Tax Rates (%), 2015

Table 19: The Mining Industry in Canada – GST/HST Rates(%), 1997–2015

Table 20: The Mining Industry in Canada – Depreciation Rates (%), 2015

Table 21: The Mining Industry in Canada – British Columbia Mineral Land Tax Rates (CAD), 2015

Table 22: The Mining Industry in Canada – British Columbia Coal Carbon Tax (CAD), 2015

List of Figures

Figure 1: Coal Mining in Canada – Location of Coalfields in Canada

Figure 2: Coal Mining in Canada – Location of Coalfields in British Columbia

Figure 3: Coal Mining in Canada – Coal Deposits in Alberta

Figure 4: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic and Forecast Coal Production by Grade – Bituminous and Lignite (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020

Figure 5: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic and Forecast Coal Production by Type – Thermal and Coking Coal (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020

Figure 6: Coal Mining in Canada – Coal Mines by Province, 2014

Figure 7: Coal Mining in Canada – Active Coal Mines in Alberta

Figure 8: Coal Mining in Canada – Selected Coal Mines in British Columbia

Figure 9: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic Average Realized Selling Price of Coal (US$/Tonne) for Teck Resources Ltd, 2001–2014

Figure 10: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic Average Annual Japanese Coking and Thermal Coal Import Prices vs. Asian Marker prices (US$/Tonne), 2000–2014

Figure 11: Coal Mining in Canada – Domestic Consumption vs. Exports (Million Tonnes), 2001–2020

Figure 12: Coal Mining in Canada – Historic and Forecast Consumption by Type – Thermal and Coking Coal (Million Tonnes), 2001–2020

Figure 13: Coal Mining in Canada – Exports by Country (%), 2014

Figure 14: Coal Mining in Canada – Canadian Electricity Generation by Fuel Type (%), 2014

Figure 15: Coal Mining in Canada – Expected Canadian Electricity Generation by Fuel Type (%), 2035

Figure 16: Coal Mining in Canada – Expected Canadian Electricity Generation by Fuel Type (%), 2035

Figure 17: Coal Mining in Canada – Coal Production by Largest Global Companies, (Million Tonnes), 2014

Figure 18: Coal Mining in Canada – Share of Canadian Coal Production by Major Producing Companies (%), 2014

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