Elkview Coal Dryer Recommissioned

Teck Resources Limited today confirmed the restart of the coal dryer at its Elkview Operations and provided updated guidance for estimated steelmaking coal sales volumes for the first quarter of 2018. The coal dryer at Elkview Operations has been recommissioned following repairs to address damage caused by the January 2018 pressure event which suspended dryer […]

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Teck Reports Unaudited Fourth Quarter Results

Teck Resources Limited reported adjusted profit attributable to shareholders of $700 million ($1.21 per share) in the fourth quarter compared with $930 million ($1.61 per share) a year ago. Annual adjusted profit attributable to shareholders for 2017 was $2.6 billion, or $4.45 per share, compared with $1.1 billion, or $1.91 per share in 2016. Annual […]

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Teck Ordered to stop Random Drug Testing

The United Steelworkers won an arbitration with Teck Resources being ordered to stop random drug testing at BC coal mines. This officially puts an end to random drug testing by Teck in the Elk Valley. The union representing the workers says such testing — which it calls “an intrusion into workers’ rights” — has gone […]

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Teck Announces Elkview Incident

Teck Resources Limited announced that there has been a significant pressure event at the dryer at Teck’s Elkview mine. There were no adverse health or environmental impacts. Work is ongoing to assess the extent of the damage and the potential impact on production. Elkview continues to operate at a reduced production rate using the unaffected […]

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Fording River Operations History

In the late 1880s, when pioneers Michael Phillips and brothers William and Peter Fernie hacked their way through the overgrown trails leading to the rich coal sources of the Elk Valley, never could they have imagined the massive coal operations that would one day exist in the region. The Elk Valley is now home to […]

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Teck receives Sustainable Mining Leadership Awards

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its 13th annual TSM Progress Report. The 2017 report takes a detailed look at MAC members’ performance in key environmental and social areas under the Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM®) program. The report includes 2016 performance results for 65 facilities belonging to 22 MAC member companies. This year, […]

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Teck Named One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers

Teck Resources Limited was named today as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018 by Mediacorp. Canada’s Top Employers program recognizes companies for exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. “This award is a reflection of our talented and engaged employees whose commitment, enthusiasm and ability is critical to our ongoing success,” said […]

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Teck market value slides $1.3B

Mining.com published a news story questioning a market slide wiped out $1.3B from Teck’s market value. This is what they reported: Vancouver-based Teck Resources, Canada’s largest diversified miner which is close to completing a major oil sands project, reported on Thursday a nearly four-fold increase in quarterly profits. The metallurgical coal business of Teck, also […]

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TECK: A Supportive Workplace for Everyone

Two transgender employees from the Elk Valley share their stories Every employee has the right to a respectful workplace, one where everyone is treated fairly, with dignity and respect, difference is acknowledged and valued, communication is open and civil, and there is a culture of empowerment and cooperation. Hadden’s Story I feel protected there and […]

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Teck fined for Contaminating Waterway

Teck Resources has been fined $1.425 million after pleading guilty in B.C. provincial court to three counts of violating the Fisheries Act. The court ordered the Vancouver-based mining giant to pay the fine to the Environmental Damages Fund, which will be used for fish protection and conservation in the East Kootenay region of B.C. Teck […]

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