alberta coal mines

Atlas Coal Mine and the history of mining in Drumheller ...

Dec 08, 2017· In the lowlands of Drumheller in Alberta, Canada, coal was a plentiful resource. Truth be told, coal was so common that was even up on the surface forming black stripes on the dry terrain of Red Deer River Valley. The local Indians, most notably the Niitsitapi and the Cree peoples, knew about this black material […]

Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site (Drumheller) - 2019 ...

Sep 14, 2019· The Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is considered Canada'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.

Coal Mining Jobs in Alberta (with Salaries) | Indeed.com

Search 21 Coal Mining jobs now available in Alberta on Indeed.com, the world's largest job site.

Province of Alberta

Coal Mining Leases 73 Coal leases in road allowances 74 Coal rights lease 75 Coal Conservation Act requirements 76 Reports . RSA 2000 Chapter M-17 MINES AND MINERALS ACT 4 Other Leases ... Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows: Interpretation 1(1) In this Act,

Systems and Tools - aer.ca

Access the Alberta Responsible Energy Policy System (AREPS) The AREPS portal provides access to public policies relating to the development of upstream oil, gas, oil sands and coal. Users are able to identify and access policy documents from this easy to use platform.

Phasing out coal | Alberta.ca

Overview. In 2016 the government announced the elimination of coal power generation, to occur by 2030. As part of this transition, the government has elected to provide transition payments to the companies which were originally slated to operate their coal-fired units beyond 2030.

The Geology of Alberta's Coal Deposits - Coal - Alberta's ...

Large-scale surface mining begins in Alberta near Lake Wabamun to fuel a large thermal electric power plant. A heavy-duty truck hauling coal at the Wabamun surface mining operation near the TransAlta Power Plant demonstrates the advanced mechanization propelling Alberta's modernizing coal …

Guidelines for mines | Alberta.ca

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has guidelines to regulate conservation and reclamation for the oil-sands and coal-mining industries. The Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) requires conservation and reclamation of all specified lands, including mines. The EPEA dictates that all ...

Alberta coal mining activity rebounds in 2018 | Markets ...

Apr 01, 2019· A downtrend in coal mining in Alberta over the last several years appears to be being reversed. Last year saw a rebound in activity, according to a report released earlier this year by Alberta Energy's Coal and Mineral Development Unit. "After a decrease in bituminous coal mining activity in the ...

Coal - Alberta's Energy Heritage

Early Coal History to 1900. A widespread and abundant resource, coal has a long history of meeting universal human needs. The Early Development of the Coal Industry: 1874-1914 The dreams of immigrants who sought their future in early Alberta's coal mining regions varied, but all were fueled by the desire for greater opportunity.

Welcome to CST Canada Coal Limited

CST Canada Coal Limited (CST Coal) is pleased to announce that the first coal train was loaded last week. This achievement is attributed to the hard work and dedication of the CST Coal team, our stakeholders and contractors, especially CN. Mining of the No. 8 Mine Surface Operation is on-going with safety as a top priority.

2 - Canmore - Hiking With Barry

Jul 07, 2011· Coal Mine # 2 - Canmore - Hiking Alberta. By Barry 7 / Jul / 2011 . The Coal Mine Number 2 exhibit is worth a visit in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Update: A reader has provided information that parts of this exhibit have been eliminated, substantially reduced and/or fenced off. The area is still a great walk.

Highvale Mine | TransAlta

Located south of Lake Wabamun, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Edmonton, Alberta, Highvale Mine is one of three TransAlta-owned surface coal mines, and Canada's largest surface strip coal mine, covering more than 12,600 hectares.

Alberta coal mine reclamation project to provide green ...

Sep 03, 2019· Alberta Innovates is joining federal, provincial, municipal and industry partners in contributing to a unique clean technology demonstration project to reclaim land at an Alberta coal mine ...

Critics say $700M coal mine proposed for Crowsnest Pass ...

Aug 21, 2018· The Australian company proposing a $700-million new open-pit coal mine for southern Alberta says swift regulatory approval of its project would bring …

Coalspur, Alberta - Wikipedia

Coalspur is a nearly abandoned coal-mining and railroad town in Yellowhead County, Alberta.It is situated on Highway 47 beside the Embarras River in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.. History. Coalspur was established during the construction of the Alberta Coal Branch, a spur line of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (later the Canadian National Railway) during 1911-1912.

abminesafety.ca - Mine Rescue

The Alberta Mine Safety Association is an organization made up of Coal, Oil Sands, Quarry and associated mining-support companies and partners. The purpose of the Association is to foster.

Front Page - Coal Association

Coal Products & Services Directory Browse the CAC Member List. Find any member company of the Coal Association of Canada, based on the product or service you are seeking.

Westmoreland Mining Holdings LLC Coal Valley Mine

Coal Valley Mine – Alberta. 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 well as some ...

Vista Coal Mine Project, Alberta - Mining Technology ...

Coalspur'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 ...

Sheerness Mine – Alberta — Westmoreland Mining LLC

The Sheerness Mine is a 7,000 Ha. surface strip mine located in South Central Alberta south of the Town of Hanna. The mine operates two active pits and supplies sub-bituminous coal to the two generating units at the Sheerness Generating Station which is owned by TransAlta Utilities and ATCO Power and operated by ATCO Power.

Which Canadian Provinces Have Coal Mines? - worldatlas.com

Nov 30, 2018· Coal Mines in Alberta. Alberta is the leading coal-producing province in Canada. The province has approximately 6 billion tons of coal reserves, dispersed over almost half of its area. Most of Canada's coal reserves are located in the province. Coal mining in Alberta dates back to the late 19th century, and over 1,800 mines have operated ...

Alberta | Mining & Energy

Mining Insider, Mines, Alberta Alberta coal mine reclamation project to provide green energy source. Municipal organic waste from Edmonton will be used to replenish soil at the mine site to grow a willow crop. Energy, Alberta Disrupting the energy industry.

1 - Hiking With Barry

Aug 03, 2011· Coal mining in Canmore was critical to the expansion of Canada's National Railway.. Canmore in Alberta, Canada is a town blessed with incredible history and future potential. Located in a broad part of the Bow Valley Corridor, and surrounded by magnificent mountains, Canmore is the east gateway to Banff National Park.

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 & agricultural applications throughout western Canada. Dodds Coal Mine has been operation since 1908, and 2007 at the new mine site.

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.

Alberta Mine Map — Careers in Coal

Highvale Mine is one of three TransAlta owned surface coal mines, and Canada's largest surface strip coal mine, covering more than 12,600 hectares. 4. Coal Valley, operated by Westmoreland, and located approximately 100 kilometres south of Edson in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. In operation since 1978, the mine sells the majority of ...

List of mines in Alberta - Wikipedia

This is a list of mines in Alberta, Canada. Mine Major commodities Coordinates Associated town Owner Dates Comments References; Atlas Coal Mine: Coal: East Coulee: Hillcrest Mine: Coal Hillcrest?-1939 Location of Canada's worst coal mining disaster. Whitewood mine: Coal TransAlta: 1962- ...