The mining sector includes industries that extract basic commodities from the ground. Manitoba is Canada's only producer of cesium; base and precious metals and industrial minerals are also produced in this province.
In 2010, the Manitoba mining sector
consumed 2,428,566 GJ and
emitted 123,564 GHG tonnes.
Oil (33.78%) represents the primary source of energy consumed by the mining sector. Electricity accounts for the balance (34.82%).
To learn how oil flows from the ground to a hydraulic shovel's fuel tank, as well as to your own gas tank, click on the blue icons above ....