Production of Canada's Leading Minerals for December 2019


Production of Nickel

Month Mine outputFootnote1 Primary productionFootnote2 Refined production Domestic shipments of refined production
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019
tonnes
January 15,481 17,440 11,155 13,683 x 11,422 x 193
February 16,053 14,346 17,649 17,051 x 10,630 x 172
March 15,853 15,174 17,796 15,903 x 11,889 x 256
April 15,305 16,889 11,573 13,021 x 11,650 x 244
May 17,047 19,048 11,442 14,261 x 11,816 x 301
June 16,300 14,112 15,154 14,868 x 4,993 x 248
July 10,617 12,295 12,206 13,551 12,069 10,201 174 312
August 8,266 12,176 5,638 12,688 5,922 10,328 238 237
September 14,648 16,138 15,912 18,568 11,634 9,600 268 202
October 17,532 18,570 24,319 18,691 11,093 10,183 300 329
November 19,975 15,894 15,402 11,489 12,020 10,576 270 302
December 18,886 15,049 19,621 15,995 12,827 11,550 273 230
Total 185,962 187,131 177,867 179,770 x 124,838 3,387 3,026
Year-to-date

r: Revised figures, n.a.: Not applicable, x: Suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

For definitions regarding data contained in this table, refer to:
Details of the Methods Used in Computing the Mineral Production of Canada
Components may not add due to rounding.
Quebec data is provided by l'Institut de la statistique du Québec

Inquiries concerning this publication should be directed to:
Kevin Stone, Manager
Minerals and Metals Statistics Division, Lands and Minerals Sector
Natural Resources Canada
Telephone: (343) 292-8732 Email: kevin.stone@canada.ca
or:
Julie Simon, Data Production and Development Officer
Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade Division, Economic Statistics Field
Statistics Canada
Telephone: (613) 951-9120 Email: julie.simon@canada.ca