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100th anniversary of Coal Creek Disaster

The 100th anniversary of the fatal Coal Creek mine disaster will be recognized in Fernie this weekend. A bronze plaque has been added to the Miners Walk at City Hall. Ken Novakowski with the BC Labour Heritage Centre says 34 lives were lost in the 1917 incident. “They were a number out of hundreds that […]

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Never Rest on Your Ores

Teck Resources Limited (“Teck”) today announced that McGill-Queens University Press is publishing, as part of its Footprints Series, ‘Never Rest on Your Ores – Building a Mining Company, One Stone at a Time’. The book presents a lively and detailed look at how Teck was built from the ground up, authored by Teck Chairman Norman […]

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Teck shares slump with China’s Sell

A unit of Chinese sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp (CIC), a cornerstone shareholder of Teck Resources Ltd, has sold around 41.5 per cent of its stake in the Canadian miner, Teck said on Tuesday, sending its shares tumbling. Teck said that CIC, which bought a 17.2 per cent stake in Vancouver-based Teck in 2009, […]

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Teck lands OPENED effective immediately-updated

Access to Teck Private Lands Re-opened As part of Teck’s ongoing commitment to safety and in alignment with the Province of British Columbia’s decision to re-open backcountry access, public access to all Teck’s private land holdings in the Elk Valley area are re-opened, effective immediately. In the interest of public safety and to help reduce […]

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The National Western Regional Mine Rescue Competition

The National Western Regional Mine Rescue Competition (NWRMRC) – Thirteenth Biennial will be held in Fernie, British Columbia on September 8 and 9, 2017. Provincial and Territorial Surface and Underground Mine Rescue winners from Western Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon and Northwest Territories/Nunavut as well, as the winning surface and underground teams from […]

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Teck Reports Unaudited Second Quarter Results

Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) reported profit attributable to shareholders of $577 million ($1.00 per share) in the second quarter compared with $15 million ($0.03 per share) a year ago. “I’m pleased with our results,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “We generated adjusted EBITDA of $1.3 billion in the […]

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Teck Committed to Health of Watershed

I am writing to correct the June 20 article ‘Failure of Water Treatment Plant at B.C. Coal Mine Raises Downstream Concern’ and provide some further context for your readers on the steps Teck is taking to address water quality concerns in the region. Contrary to what is stated in the article, the water treatment facility […]

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Koocanusa Exceeds Selenium Standard

A new national regulatory standard for a pollutant called selenium sets forth criteria for how to manage aquatic life exposed to a mining contaminant currently spilling from the upstream waterways of British Columbia into Lake Koocanusa, where in some cases it already exceeds the threshold. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new criteria on selenium limits […]

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CanAus Coal to open by 2020

CanAus Coal says they are still on track to open their new Elk Valley mine by 2020. Despite some setbacks for CanAus earlier this year that pushed the proposed Michel Creek Coking Coal Mine Project back by six months, all looks good. Spokesperson Becky Pelkonen says feasibility work has been completed and they hope to […]

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Fording River gets Green light

Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK) has received the green light from the B.C. Environmental Assessment office to expand its Fording River coal mine near the Alberta border. But with met coal global glut keeping prices in a prolonged trough, the question now is whether the project will proceed as originally planned. Teck is planning an $88.5 […]

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