Coal Publications and Maps

The following publications relate to Alberta's coal sector.

Coal and Mineral Development Annual Reports

These overviews of Alberta’s Coal and Mineral Development Branch are intended to provide a yearly review of the coal, metallic and industrial mineral activity in Alberta.

2011 Year in Review

2012 Year in Review

2013 Year in Review

2014 Year in Review

2015 Year in Review 

2016 Year in Review

Maps

Coal Activity Maps 
Maps showing current dispositions of coal mineral rights in Alberta. Use the pdf map of the entire province to get a snapshot of coal dispositions accurate to the nearest section. Use the interactive map to obtain more detailed information and to select different data layers for viewing

Coal Mine Atlas of Alberta (Alberta Energy Regulator, AER)
This AER publication provides maps township by township, showing the locations of over 2,000 coal mines, and exploratory and experimental excavations, which are currently operating in Alberta or have operated in the past.

Data and Publications (Alberta Energy Regulator, AER)
The AER publishes a variety of publications related to coal resource development and production. Some of these publications contain coal maps. Some AER publications are available online at no charge. Others are available for purchase.

A listing of external resources for coal and minerals is also available.