Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Canada to 2023

Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Canada to 2023

  • June 2019 •
  • 63 pages •
  • Report ID: 4049483 •
  • Format: PDF
Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Canada to 2023

Canada is one of the largest mineral producers globally, producing more than 60 metals and minerals including coal, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, nickel, chromium, manganese, diamond, uranium and platinum. The country’s mineral production was valued at an estimated US$36.4bn (CAD47bn) in 2018.

Canada is one of the world’s main producers and exporters of precious metals. The country’s gold production increased by 14.2% to 6.9 million ounces in 2018. Production from newly commenced operations such as Pretium Resources’ Brucejack, Hope Bay, Moose River Consolidated (MRC) and the Rainy River mines aided this growth. In addition, during the same year, Canadian silver mine production reached an estimated 12.5 million ounces.

Production of rough diamonds went up by 7.9% in 2018, as production increased from the Ekati Diamond, Gahcho Kue and the Victor mines, completely offsetting a 2% decline from the Diavik mine. However, the domestic platinum production plunged by 9.5% due to a 22.7% and 4.6% decline in production from Glencore and Vale operations.

During the mid of April 2019, Newmont Mining Corporation, concluded the US$10bn takeover of Canada’s Goldcorp to form the world’s largest gold mining company, Newmont Goldcorp Corporation. Canada will be the largest production base for Newmont Goldcorp, which will account for up to 44% of the total gold projects the new company owns.

In addition to Newmont Goldcorp, Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd, Vale SA, Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd, Glencore Plc, and Imperial Metals Corporation are some of the largest mining companies operating in the Canadian precious metal and diamond industry.

The report "Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Canada to 2023" comprehensively covers Canadian reserves of precious metals (gold, silver, and platinum) and diamond; historic and forecast production of precious metals and diamonds and factors affecting demand, with profiles of major the precious metals and diamond producing companies. Details of all major and developing mines are also provided, including mine type, stage, reserves and production.

- The report contains an overview of the Canadian precious metal (gold, silver and platinum) and diamond mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for precious metals. It also provides information about reserves, reserves by country, historic and forecast production, and details of all developing and active mines and projects.

Reasons to buy
- Assess trends in gold, silver, platinum, and diamond production in Canada
- Identify the largest precious metals and diamond projects, their stages, sizes and development status
- Understand the market drivers for precious metals and the country’s mining regulatory frameworks
- Track each of the major mining companies and their activities

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