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 August 2022, the value of Saskatchewan's total mineral sales were $1.9B, an increase of  % compared to August 2021. During this period, salt sales increased by %, potash sales increased by %, other minerals sales decreased by 72.1%.
  • For production, comparing August 2022 to August 2021, Saskatchewan's potash production increased by 5.3%, salt production decreased by -31.1%, other minerals production decreased by 28.4%.

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: September 07, 2022

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