Teck 2017 Sustainability Performance

Teck has released its 17th annual Sustainability Report, covering the company’s performance in 2017 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020. “At Teck, we make sustainability a part of everything we do, because we know that responsible mining and mineral development is not only the right thing to do, it is fundamental […]

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Teck’s profit rises on higher sales volumes

Teck Resources Ltd , the world’s second-biggest exporter of steelmaking coal, reported on Tuesday a 15 percent increase in first-quarter adjusted profit on increased sales volumes. Teck, which also mines copper, zinc and gold, said adjusted profit attributable to shareholders rose to C$753 million ($586.4 million) or C$1.31 per share in the quarter ended March […]

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Fording River worker dies

Pat Dwyer, an Alberta based contractor from Lundbreck, died while working at Teck’s Fording River mine when the floating excavator he was operating upset in a tailings pond. The accident happened at 8:40am on Monday April 10th and Dwyer was trapping underneath the excavator. Dyers body was recovered Wednesday afternoon, he had more than 50 […]

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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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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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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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Teck receives Sustainable Mining Leadership Awards

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its 13th annual TSM Progress Report. The 2017 report takes a detailed look at MAC members’ performance in key environmental and social areas under the Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM®) program. The report includes 2016 performance results for 65 facilities belonging to 22 MAC member companies. This year, […]

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