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 March 2022, the value of Saskatchewan's total mineral sales were $1.7B, an increase of  202.6% compared to March 2021. During this period, salt sales decreased by 2.8%, potash sales increased by 187.5%, other minerals sales increased by 248%.
  • For production, comparing March 2022 to March 2021, Saskatchewan's potash production decreased by 10.6%, salt production decreased by 44.6%, other minerals production decreased by 2.8%.

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: May 11, 2022

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