Mineral Sales

Saskatchewan is one of Canada's leading mining jurisdictions.  It is the world's largest producer of potash and second largest producer of uranium.  Saskatchewan is blessed with a diverse wealth of minerals, including production of coal, gold, silver, zinc, copper, salt and sodium sulphate with potential future production of diamonds and rare earth elements.

Source: Ministry of Energy and Resources. (Other minerals includes bentonite, coal, gold, copper, zinc, silver and sodium sulphate.)

Highlights

  • In November 2021, the value of Saskatchewan's total mineral sales were $955M, an increase of 100.1% compared to November 2020. During this period, salt sales decreased by 2.7%, potash sales increased by 105.6%, other minerals sales increased by 99.3%.
  • For production, comparing November 2020 to November 2021, Saskatchewan's potash production increased by 21.0%, salt production decreased by 77.8%, other minerals production increased by 11.0%.

Source: Ministry of Energy and Resources. (Other minerals includes bentonite, coal, gold, copper, zinc, silver and sodium sulphate.)

Source: Ministry of Energy and Resources. (Other minerals includes bentonite, coal, gold, copper, zinc, silver and sodium sulphate.)

Released: January 06, 2022

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