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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Coal Pumps $1 Billion into Economy

Teck’s Elk Valley coal operations in the southeastern B.C. spent more than $1 billion on goods and services in the province in 2013, a new report by Resource Works says. While about one quarter of that spending took place in the southern Interior region the coal operations are located, nearly 60 per cent of the […]

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