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Cardinal River

Cardinal River Operations is a steelmaking coal operation located in west-central Alberta.

About Cardinal River

Cardinal River Operations is a steelmaking coal mine located approximately 42 kilometres south of Hinton, Alberta.

Cardinal River produces steelmaking coal – also called metallurgical coal or coking coal, which is used to make steel. We export the processed coal by sea to the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere. This involves the shipment of the steelmaking coal from the mine site to bulk port terminals in Vancouver and Prince Rupert by rail. It is then loaded on to large seagoing vessels, which carry it to our target markets.

The current annual production capacities of the mine and preparation plant are approximately 2.0 and 3.0 million tonnes of clean coal, respectively.

Coal Business Unit Operating Results

($ in millions)

2016

2015

Revenue

$4,144

$3,049

Gross Profit (before depreciation and amortization)

$2,007

$906

Production (million tonnes)

27.6

25.3

Sales (million tonnes)

27.0

26.0

Public Access

Cardinal River Operations provides local residents and stakeholders with information on the status of our mining operations, including public access. In order to ensure public safety, there are Designated Access Trails (DATs) in and around our Mineral Surface Leases (MSL). DATs provide safe access to areas popular with outdoor enthusiasts and are either designated for Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) use or non-motorized access (foot or equestrian). Public access maps are available online or from Cardinal River Operations.

Environmental Management

Cardinal River Operations is committed to meeting high environmental standards. We maintain an extensive series of environmental management systems with focused management plans in place for areas such as haul roads water management, selenium and wildlife.

Job Opportunities

  • Closing Date: June 08, 2017

    Heavy Duty Mechanic

    Cardinal River Operations - near Hinton, AB

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Cardinal River Operations

Bag Service 2570
Hinton, A.B. Canada T7V 1V5
t: 780.692.5100
f: 780.692.5124

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