The mining sector includes industries that extract basic commodities from the ground. Newfoundland and Labrador produces significant quantities of copper, iron ore, nickel, other metals and non-metals.
In 2010, the Newfoundland and Labrador mining sector
consumed 6,904,672 GJ and
emitted 106,313 GHG tonnes.
Oil makes up 6.78% of the total energy consumed by the mining sector. Electricity accounts for another 87.02%.
To learn how oil flows from the wellhead to a hydrauic shovel's fuel tank, click on the blue icons above....