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