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Teck Releases Climate Action & Portfolio Resilience Report

Teck Resources Limited released the Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience report, outlining how Teck will continue to be competitive and create shareholder value in a low-carbon future, while also contributing to action on climate change. The report covers the work that Teck is doing to reduce the carbon footprint of our activities and analyzes how […]

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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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Heavy Duty Mechanic Job

Teck Coal has posted a Heavy Duty Mechanic job in Sparwood. The position for Heavy Duty Mechanic is posted as follows: Location: Sparwood, BC, CA Closing Date: March 31, 2018 Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor. Responsibilities: – Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures – Diagnose, maintain […]

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BC Launches Mining Jobs Task Force

Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall announced today that her Ministry has established a BC Mining Jobs Task Force to find ways to strengthen the province’s mining industry. According to the Ministry, the mineral exploration and mining industry employs more than 30,000 people across the province and adds over $6 billion to BC’s […]

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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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Mining Regulations and Elk River Selenium Pollution

Selenium pollution coming from the Elk Valley coal mines is a major problem and polluted water is harming fish as far downstream as Koocanusa Reservoir. So why isn’t government regulating selenium levels to protect fish, birds and all kinds of life that depend on clean water? The answer is complicated. The good news: federal regulation […]

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Elkford not supporting Bingay Coal

The District of Elkford is officially not supporting the proposed Bingay coal mine, 21 kms North of the District, at this time. The District is sending a letter to the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines, & Petroleum Resources expressing concerns about the proposed coal mine. Mayor Dean McKerracher says they’re worried about the potential effects […]

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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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