Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Non-Ferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining - 33141

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in smelting non-ferrous metals, except aluminum, from ores; and refining these metals by electrolytic or other processes. Establishments engaged in secondary activities, such as rolling or extruding basic shapes, from metal produced in the same establishment, are included.

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    Example Activities:
    Antimony smelting and primary refining
    Beryllium smelting and primary refining
    Bismuth smelting and primary refining
    Cadmium smelting and primary refining
    Chromium smelting and primary refining
    Cobalt smelting and primary refining
    Copper alloys, made in primary copper smelting and refining mills
    Copper shapes (e.g., bar, billet, ingot, plate, sheet), made in primary copper smelting and refining mills
    Copper smelting and primary refining
    Germanium smelting and primary refining
    Gold smelting and primary refining
    Iridium smelting and primary refining
    Lead smelting and primary refining
    Magnesium smelting and primary refining
    Nickel smelting and primary refining
    Niobium smelting and primary refining
    Non-ferrous alloys, made in primary smelting and refining mills (except aluminum)
    Non-ferrous metals (except aluminum), smelting and primary refining
    Platinum smelting and primary refining
    Precious metals smelting and primary refining
    Primary refining of non-ferrous metals (except aluminum)
    Rhenium smelting and primary refining
    Selenium smelting and primary refining
    Silver smelting and primary refining
    Smelting of non-ferrous metals (except aluminum), primary
    Tantalum smelting and primary refining
    Tellurium smelting and primary refining
    Tin smelting and primary refining
    Titanium smelting and primary refining
    Tungsten smelting and primary refining
    Uranium smelting and primary refining
    Zinc smelting and primary refining
    Zirconium smelting and primary refining

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    producing bullion at a mine site (21222, Gold and Silver Ore Mining)
    aluminum smelting and refining (33131, Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing)
    rolling, drawing.

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

42

0-99 Employees

40.6%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$932.6
thousand

Profitable

81.3%

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Salaries

$837.2
million

Find 2016 data, such as net revenues, shipments, value added, and cost by category.

Net revenue

$1.7
billion

Shipments

$15.0
billion

Value added

$4.3
billion

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Exports

$10.2
billion

Imports

$2.7
billion
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