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Minerals South Conference

The conference is organized by the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (EKCM), a non-profit organization actively promoting resource extraction interests in southeastern British Columbia.

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Was all Coal made at the same time?

Was all Coal made at the same time or not is an ongoing debate with coal geologists.

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Downturn in Market price for Coal

The metallurgical coal market is showing signs of strain from oversupply as steel production cuts bite coke sales.

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Teck Named for Sustainability

For the 10th straight year, Teck Resources Limited has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

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The Crowsnest Grassy Mountain Coal Project

The Grassy Mountain Coal Project is a proposed steelmaking coal mine that will be developed on a legacy mining area, 7km north from Blairmore in the Crowsnest Pass. The Project is projected to produce around 93 million tonnes of product coal over its currently proposed 23-year mine life. Currently, the Project is being reviewed by […]

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Dominic Barton to Step Down from Teck Board

Teck announced today that Dominic Barton will step down from Teck’s Board of Directors, effective immediately, to assume the role of Canada’s Ambassador to China. Mr. Barton joined Teck’s Board in September 2018 and was appointed Chair of the Board on October 1, 2018. Sheila Murray, Chair of Teck’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, will […]

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Komatsu investing in Sparwood

Komatsu Mining has announced plans for the construction of a new facility to support the growth of its mining business in the East Kootenays, a region known for its significant metallurgical coal operations. The company plans to invest approximately $40 million to construct a 85,000 sq.ft (7,897 sq.m) sales and service facility in downtown Sparwood, […]

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Kootenays Mining is high-tech

May was Mining Month in British Columbia, an important time to recognize the contribution of the industry in communities across B.C., particularly in the Kootenays, which has supported British Columbia’s mining sector for generations, including Teck Resources’ steelmaking coal mines. The East Kootenays are home to 60 companies, five in Kimberley and 55 in the […]

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Elkview Coal Mine celebrates a milestone

The first discovery of coal in the Elk Valley of southeastern British Columbia was around 1845. The original landscape of the area was covered with mid- to high-elevation forests. The 14 untapped, mineable coal seams in the area of Sparwood, B.C., varied in average thickness from two to 15 metres. The Elkview Coal Mine is […]

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Teck Named to 2019 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada

Teck Resources Limited has been recognized as one of the top companies in Canada for corporate citizenship, placing fourth on the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking by Corporate Knights. This marks the 13th consecutive year Teck has been named to the Best 50. “Our employees and our company are dedicated to giving back […]

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