Teck Named to Sustainability World Index

For the ninth straight year, Teck Resources Limited has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices are in the top 10 percent of the 2,500 largest companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI). “Our commitment to responsible resource development is core to who we are […]

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Teck Announces Board Appointment and Succession Plan for Chairman

Teck Resources Limited announced today that Dominic Barton has agreed to join its Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Barton has been the Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company for the past nine years. He is the Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the Chair […]

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Canada suppressing data on coal mine pollution, say U.S. officials

Frustrated U.S. representatives on a commission tasked with protecting the quality of water flowing across the Canada/U.S. border have gone public with claims that Canadian commissioners are refusing to accept scientific data that shows an increase in selenium pollution from B.C.’s Elk Valley coal mines. Two U.S. commissioners on the International Joint Commission have released […]

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Teck fined for water pollution

A B.C. Government report has revealed Teck Coal was fined more than $78,000 for water pollution at an Elk Valley mine last year. In October, the mining giant received three Administrative Penalties under the Environmental Management Act, totaling $78,100, for failing to comply with an effluent discharge permit for its Line Creek Operations. According to […]

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Teck Releases Water Quality Research

Teck is making available the data and results of ongoing water quality research and monitoring undertaken as part of the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan to broadly share the knowledge and information gained through this work. Teck spends about $15 – $18 million a year on water quality and aquatic health studies and monitoring. Making […]

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Teck Named to 2018 Best 50 Corporate Citizens

Teck has been recognized as one of the top companies in Canada for corporate citizenship by media and investment research company Corporate Knights, marking the twelfth consecutive year Teck has been named to the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking. “Through responsible resource development, Teck produces the materials that are used to enhance the […]

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Construction Begins on Fording River Water Treatment Facility

Teck announced today that construction has begun on a major new water treatment facility to improve water quality at its steelmaking coal operations. The Fording River South Active Water Treatment Facility, located at Fording River Operations, will remove selenium and nitrate from mine affected water as part of Teck’s ongoing work under the Elk Valley […]

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Elk Valley Coal Dust reported

Elk Valley residents have taken to social media to express concern about “black rain” falling earlier this week. Members of the Sparwood Schoolyard Facebook group posted photos of white surfaces dotted with black, which were reportedly caused by the rain. Teck reported that there is no health or environmental risk associated with this short-term, isolated […]

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Elk Valley Mine Tours

To celebrate BC Mining Week Teck will be hosting mine tours the week of May 14 – 17 at their four operations. Monday, May 14th – Elkview Operations Tuesday, May 15th – Greenhills Operations Wednesday, May 16th – Fording Operations Thursday, May 17th – Line Creek Operations A bus will pick up participants and depart […]

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US to Crack Down on Pollution from BC Coal Mines

The continuous flow of dangerous pollution from BC’s Elk Valley coal mines into a Montana watershed is a top discussion item for Canadian and U.S. delegates convening at a bilateral meeting in Washington, D.C., Thursday. Selenium from five metallurgical coal mines owned and operated by Teck Resources has been leaching into B.C.’s Elk River and […]

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