alberta coal mines


Coal Valley Mine – Alberta Westmoreland Coal Company

Coal Valley Mine The Coal Valley Mine is a 20 660 Ha surface mine located in West Central Alberta south of the Town of Edson in the Foothills of Alberta The mine operates both truck shovel and dragline pits and utilizes a dragline for coal removal The mine exports bituminous coal to customers in Japan and Korea as nbsp

Alberta Parks Midland PP Midland Coal Mine

Alberta Parks Home Facebook Flickr Instagram Twitter YouTube Environment and Parks middot AlbertaParks ca middot Parks middot Central middot Midland PP middot Information amp Facilities middot Day Use middot Midland Coal Mine nbsp

Coal mine fined 4 5 million for 2013 spill that contaminated Alberta

9 Jun 2017 Prairie Mines amp Royalty formerly known as Coal Valley Resources pleaded guilty Friday in Hinton provincial court

AWA Letter Proposed Regulatory Framework for Coal Mining

31 Mar 2017 Mining and Processing Division Environment and Climate Change Canada Email james arnott canada ca RE Proposed Regulatory Framework for Coal Mining Dear Mr Arnott Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed Regulatory Framework for Coal Mining Alberta Wilderness nbsp

Alberta sits on 37 billion tonnes of coal What are we going to do

15 Dec 2011 It is hard to overstate coal 39 s abundance in Alberta Coal bearing geological formations underlie about 300 000 square kilometres – almost half – of Alberta There are 12 producing mines in the province The province 39 s Energy and Resources Conservation Board says that of the total remaining established nbsp

39 Nobody was happy 39 Alberta coal town Grande Cache struggles with

faces uncertain future By Terry Reith CBC News Posted Oct 20 2017 3 00 AM MT Last Updated Oct 20 2017 3 13 AM MT The Grande Cache coal mine was closed on Christmas Eve 2015 Since then the community has struggled with the loss of businesses residents and medical professionals Rick Bremness CBC nbsp

Company says it 39 s trying to fix environmental problems at Alberta

11 Nov 2015 A company that owns a coal mine west of Edmonton says it is working to fix environmental problems affecting one of its tailings ponds

Cape Bretoners worried after local coal mine recruits in Alberta

5 Jan 2016 Cape Breton residents are cautiously optimistic that the reopening of a coal mine in Sydney N S will help bring jobs to a place where the unemployment rate of 14 per cent is double the national average But a job fair held Tuesday in Alberta had some concerned that locals could get shut out

catalogue of coal mines of the alberta plains

ly in Alberta by strip mining of the flat lying coal seams of the plains Therefore a program to re assess Alberta coal energy resources espec ially those suitable for recovery by strip mining methods was initiated by the Research Council of Alberta in 1958 see Pearson 1959 1960 1961 Campbell and Almadi 1964

Alberta Mine Map Careers in Coal

Gregg River operated by Westmoreland and located in Alberta 39 s historic Coal Branch on the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains approximately 43 kilometres south of Hinton 2 Grande Cache operated by Grande Cache Coal GCC Surface and Underground mines located in the Smoky River Coalfield produces nbsp

Welcome to Dodds Coal Mine

Dodds Coal Mine is located in central Alberta approximately 90 kilometers southeast of Edmonton Dodds supplies heating coal for residential commercial amp agricultural applications throughout western Canada Dodds Coal Mine has been operation since 1908 and 2007 at the new mine site Contact 780 663 2285 nbsp

Atlas Coal Mine Home

The Atlas Coal Mine is a National Historic Site which is open to visitors We tell the amazing stories of the miners who mined the coal of the Drumheller Valley We are open May until Oct seven days a week We also offer group tours

Mines in Operation TransAlta

The fuel for three of our coal fired plants west of Edmonton Alberta comes from the Highvale Mine the largest of our surface coal mines adjacent to our plants The Whitewood Mine stopped mining operations in 2010 and reclamation at this mine is complete A third mine in Centralia Washington supplied coal to our nbsp

Vista Coal Mine Project Alberta Mining Technology

Coalspur 39 s Vista coal project is located near Hinton in Alberta Canada It is one of the largest undeveloped coal mines in North America Spread over an area of 9 984ha the project is estimated to have a mine life of 30 years In January 2012 Coalspur completed a Bankable Feasibility Study BFS for the project The BFS nbsp

Bellevue Underground Coal Mine Tour

We look forward to making your visit pleasant and memorable If you are taking the Underground Mine tour plan to wear a jacket or warm clothing as it is essential to your comfort Even on the hottest summer 39 s day the temperature in the mine is a Zero Celsius it will feel even colder to people who have just been in the nbsp

Midland Coal Mine Drumheller Hiking Alberta Hiking with Barry

20 May 2017 The Midland Coal Mining Company operated near Drumheller Alberta between 1912 and 1959 Midland Coal Mining Company Ltd Badlands Drumheller Alberta Canada Coal mining was a robust industry along the Red Deer River Valley in the early 1900 39 s At the industrial peak 157 coal mining nbsp

MINING How the collapse of coal is hitting home in Western Canada

11 Dec 2015 Already battered by plunging oil prices Western Canada has another big problem the collapse of coal Alberta and British Columbia are suffering from the fallout of a severe downturn in the global coal market brought on by China 39 s rapidly cooling industrial demand and the growing shift away from nbsp


The Coal Mine Atlas includes Locations names and owners Production figures and lifespan Interactive Map Viewer shows by location type and size of mines Location of all current AER permits Data on over 2300 mines in Alberta Contents on Page 1 Coal Mine Maps 2 Coal Mine Data Listing 3 Background 4

Coal Mining in Alberta 2Learn

TransAlta The Coal Transition This TransAlta document answers What is the timeline for phasing out coal Why do we use coal in Alberta What will replace coal What is the plan for phasing out coal How much does coal contribute to Alberta 39 s air emissions There are several other questions and answers about nbsp

List of coal mines in Canada Wikipedia

Alberta edit Mine Permitted Operator Location Size ha Ref Cheviot Yes Teck Hinton Coal Valley Yes Westmoreland Coal Company formerly Sherritt Edson Genesee Mine Yes Westmoreland Coal Company formerly Sherritt Edmonton Grande Cache Yes Grande Cache Coal nbsp

Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site Alberta Canada

The Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is considered Canada 39 s most complete historic coal mine and offers visitors a range of interpretive tours on the surface underground and up into the last wooden tipple in the country We tell

Coal Mining The Canadian Encyclopedia

23 Mar 2015 The coal mining industry expanded rapidly in Canada in the post Confederation period until just after the Second World War It spread westward with major commercial centres emerging on Vancouver Island in the early 1850s throughout southern Alberta from the 1890s until the mid 20th century in the nbsp

Mining in Beverly City of Edmonton

In the early twentieth century Alberta was one of Canada 39 s main producers of coal The largest coal deposit in Edmonton is the Clover Bar seam which is located underneath the Beverly area

Billion dollar Alberta coal company goes bankrupt MINING com

7 Feb 2017 A coal company in west central Alberta that in 2011 sold for 1 billion is bankrupt killing hopes that its mine might re open in the first quarter

AER Coal Mine Map Viewer

Coal Mine Map Viewer The AER Coal Mine Map Viewer is designed to let you browse the AER Coal Mine data repository Quick Search Tasks The links below are provided to help you zoom to an area of interest based on the Alberta Township System ATS or to locate a coal mine by its mine number Area of Interest

Alberta Energy Coal Publications and Maps

Coal Mine Atlas of Alberta Alberta Energy Regulator AER This AER publication provides maps township by township showing the locations of over 2 000 coal mines and exploratory and experimental excavations which are currently operating in Alberta or have operated in the past Data and Publications Alberta Energy nbsp