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List of mines in Saskatchewan


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This is a list of mines in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Mine Major commodities Coordinates Associated town Owner Dates Comments References
777 Mine Copper
Zinc
Silver
Gold
Flin Flon Hudbay Minerals 2004-2022 [1][2]
Allan Potash 51°55′51.9″N 106°4′18.2″W / 51.931083°N 106.071722°W / 51.931083; -106.071722 Allan Nutrien Previously PotashCorp. Merged with Agrium to form Nutrien on January 1, 2018
Belle Plaine Potash 50°25′47.2″N 105°12′6.9″W / 50.429778°N 105.201917°W / 50.429778; -105.201917 Belle Plaine The Mosaic Company 1964-
Bethune Potash 50°37′47.6″N 105°24′5.4″W / 50.629889°N 105.401500°W / 50.629889; -105.401500 Bethune K+S Potash Canada 2017- Mine in Operation as of June 2017
Bienfait Lignite Lignite Bienfait Prairie Mines & Royalty Ltd.
Big Quill Lake Potassium Sulphate Wynyard Compass Minerals
Boundary Dam Lignite Estevan Prairie Mines & Royalty Ltd.
Chaplin Sodium sulphate Chaplin Saskatchewan Minerals Inc.
Cigar Lake Mine Uranium 58°04′07″N 104°32′26″W / 58.06861°N 104.54056°W / 58.06861; -104.54056

Cameco Orano Canada TEPCO

2005- Partially owned by Idemitsu until 2022. [3][4]
Colonsay Potash 51°56′1.2″N 105°45′50.2″W / 51.933667°N 105.763944°W / 51.933667; -105.763944 Colonsay The Mosaic Company
Cory Potash 52°05′26.2″N 106°51′10.4″W / 52.090611°N 106.852889°W / 52.090611; -106.852889 Saskatoon Nutrien Previously PotashCorp. Merged with Agrium to form Nutrien on January 1, 2018
Cluff Lake mine Uranium 58°21′59.97″N 109°32′34.27″W / 58.3666583°N 109.5428528°W / 58.3666583; -109.5428528 Orano Canada 1980–2002
Erco Salt Saskatoon ERCO Worldwide
Esterhazy Potash Esterhazy The Mosaic Company K-1, K-2 & K-3 Mines
Gunnar Uranium 59°23′06″N 108°53′13″W / 59.385°N 108.887°W / 59.385; -108.887 Uranium City Gunnar Mines Ltd 1955–1962
Key Lake Uranium 57°12′24″N 105°39′33″W / 57.20667°N 105.65917°W / 57.20667; -105.65917 Cameco
Orano Canada
1983–1997 Mill facility still in use. [3]
Lanigan Potash 51°51′17″N 105°12′34.6″W / 51.85472°N 105.209611°W / 51.85472; -105.209611 Lanigan Nutrien Previously PotashCorp. Merged with Agrium to form Nutrien on January 1, 2018
Lorado Uranium 59°29′N 108°39′W / 59.49°N 108.65°W / 59.49; -108.65 Uranium City Lorado Uranium Mines Limited 1954–1960
McClean Lake Uranium 58°15′40″N 103°48′09″W / 58.26111°N 103.80250°W / 58.26111; -103.80250 Orano Canada
Denison
1999- [3]
McArthur River Uranium 57°45′45″N 105°03′07″W / 57.76250°N 105.05194°W / 57.76250; -105.05194 Cameco
Orano Canada
1997- [3]
Old Post Kaolin Kaolinite Whitemud Resources Inc.
Palo Sodium Sulphate Palo Nanostructured Minerals Corp.
Patience Lake Potash 52°5′20.3″N 106°22′38.4″W / 52.088972°N 106.377333°W / 52.088972; -106.377333 Saskatoon Nutrien Previously PotashCorp. Merged with Agrium to form Nutrien on January 1, 2018
Poplar River Lignite Coronach Prairie Mines & Royalty Ltd.
Rabbit Lake Uranium 58°11′52″N 103°42′49″W / 58.19778°N 103.71361°W / 58.19778; -103.71361 Cameco 1975–2016 Rabbit Lake was transitioned into safe care and maintenance in the second quarter of 2016.
Rocanville Potash
Salt
50°28′18.7″N 101°32′38.7″W / 50.471861°N 101.544083°W / 50.471861; -101.544083 Rocanville Nutrien Previously PotashCorp. Merged with Agrium to form Nutrien on January 1, 2018
Seabee Gold Operation Precious Metals SSR Mining
Unity Salt Unity Sifto Canada/Compass Minerals
Vanscoy Potash
Salt
52°00′26.9″N 107°05′34.5″W / 52.007472°N 107.092917°W / 52.007472; -107.092917 Vanscoy Nutrien Previously Agrium. Merged with PotashCorp to form Nutrien on January 1, 2018
Wilcox Bentonite Bentonite Wilcox Canadian Clay Products, Inc.

References

  1. ^ "Major Mines & Projects | 777 Mine". miningdataonline.com. Retrieved 2023-04-03.
  2. ^ "Hudbay Announces Completion of Mining Activities at 777 after 18 years of Steady Production". hudbayminerals.com. Retrieved 2023-04-03.
  3. ^ a b c d "Mining and Milling". canada.orano. Retrieved 2023-04-03.
  4. ^ "Idemitsu exits Cigar Lake joint venture : Uranium & Fuel - World Nuclear News". www.world-nuclear-news.org. Retrieved 2023-04-03.
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