The mining sector includes industries that extract basic commodities from the ground. New Brunswick produces metals such as gold and zinc, as well as non metals including peat and potash.
In 2010, the New Brunswick mining sector
consumed 3,051,173 GJ and
emitted 381,926 GHG tonnes.
Oil accounts for 61.38% of the total energy consumed by this sector. Electricity (34.63%) makes up the balance.
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