The Crowsnest Grassy Mountain Coal Project

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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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Baldy Ridge Extension Project

The Baldy Ridge project is an extension of the current Teck Elkview operations open-pit coal mine overlooking the District of Sparwood. Citing concerns over how a coal mine is changing the local landscape and impacting air quality, Sparwood is challenging the extension with respect to air quality and dust management at the existing facility and […]

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Temporary Housing Camp Hearing

G.N.S. Industrial Services Ltd., based out of Edmonton Alberta, is a remote workforce accommodation and facilities company. With expansion plans at the mines, and other municipal and provincial construction projects planned, G.N.S. is proposing that a temporary housing need for approximately 150-200 people over the next 24-36 months. The District of Sparwood is holding a […]

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Teck Reports 2018 Sustainability Performance

Teck Resources has released its 18th annual Sustainability Report, covering the company’s performance in 2018 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020. “Our ability to operate in a socially and environmentally responsible way is foundational to our success as a business, and an important part of who we are as a company,” […]

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Teck Fined under Environmental Management Act

Teck Coal Limited’s Elkview Operations has been issued an Administrative Monetary Penalty (AMP) under the Environmental Management Act, totaling $37,500 for infractions related to air emissions. The penalty is for failing to comply with the permit limit for particulate matter and for failing to maintain its coal breaker stack equipment in June of 2018. Teck […]

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