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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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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