The Coal Association of Canada is pleased to announce Madeleine Suska, P. Geol. as the 2016 Award of Distinction Winner. The CAC Award of Distinction recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in the coal industry in Canada.
Coal reserves in Canada rank thirteenth largest in the world (following the former Soviet Union, the United States, the People's Republic of China and Australia) at approximately 10 billion tons, 0.6% of the world total. This represents more energy than all of the oil and gas in the country combined.
According to the Coal Association of Canada, there are 24 permitted coal mines throughout Canada, 19 of which currently operate. The vast majority of the country's coal deposits can be found in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia.
With coal producers across much of Canada, the country was able to export 34.8 Mt of coal in 2012, up 3.2 per cent compared to 33.7 Mt in 2011, and making it the world's third largest coking coal exporter.
By Anna Guy. The Coal Association of Canada (CAOC) works on behalf of the 42,000 men and women who work in Canada's coal industry, representing companies involved in mineral exploration, mining, smelting, refining and semi-fabrication, and one of its strongest tools is public education.
Inventory of the archival records of the Coal Association of Canada and its predecessors, including the Western Canada Bituminous Coal Operators' Association, and Coal Operators' Association of Western Canada..
The Coal Association of Canada is hosting its annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia from September 12-14, 2018. Focusing on Canada's Coal Industry: Driving Global Growth, it will have world-renowned experts and analysts and delegates from all facets of the industry attending and participating.
The Provincial Workmen's Association formed in Cape Breton in 1879 (becoming the Amalgamated Mine Workers of Nova Scotia union in 1917), and the US-based United Mine Workers of America established itself throughout the Canadian coal mining industry in the early 20th century.
Coal Association of Canada Conference is an important conference that will take place in Westin Bayshore for three days. This professional meet will bring together coal producers, industrial consumers, ports and terminals executives, equipment providers, consultants, financial and investment providers and government officials under one roof to ...
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With a theme centred on Canada's Coal Industry: Driving Global Growth, the CAC conference is where the Canadian and international coal industry gathers each year. Industry leaders and experts offer delegates insights into the Canadian and international coal industry. Stay ahead of the curve by
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The Canadian mining industry is a major employer and economic driver in Canada's smallest communities and biggest cities. Learn more about our industry's economic contributions, as well as its challenges and opportunities in our 2017 Facts & Figures report.