Mineral extraction capex in Canada by type 2008-2018

This statistic shows the capital expenditure (capex) on mineral extraction in Canada from 2008 to 2018, by type. In 2017 in Canada, there was a capital expenditure of some 5.5 billion Canadian dollars on metal ore extraction.

Capital expenditure on mineral extraction in Canada from 2008 to 2018, by type

Metal ore extractionNon-metallic mineral extractionCoal miningTotal
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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Spending intentions.
Figures include capital construction, machinery, and equipment. As of 2014, capital expenditures on non-residential construction and on machinery and equipment exclude expenditures related to intellectual property, including mineral exploration activities. Historical values have been revised to reflect these methodological changes. Totals may not add due to rounding.

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