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Air quality is critical to people, communities and the environment.That’s why Teck is committed to continually improving air quality in areas affected by our operations.

Our Vision for Air Quality

We continually improve air quality for the benefit of workers, communities and the environment in areas affected by our activities.

Our Goals

For each of our sustainability focus areas, we established short and long-term goals out to 2030. We are currently working to achieve our 2020 goals.

2020 Goals

  1. Improve monitoring and understanding of our releases to air and the potential impacts on people, communities and the environment.
  2. In consultation with communities, governments and other organizations set air quality goals and establish risk-based action plans to achieve goals.
  3. Strengthen the integration of air quality considerations into early stage project development.

2030 Goals

  1. Partner with communities, governments and other organizations to facilitate action and the sharing of knowledge to continuously improve air quality.
  2. Contribute to measurable and meaningful improvements in areas where our activities impact air quality.

Air Quality

Emissions and air quality control and monitoring at our operations and in the transportation of our products. Includes particulate (dust), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur oxides (SOx), other gas emissions and ozone-depleting substances. 

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Environmental Management

Water use, selection of water sources, and protecting against water contamination, in the context of balancing the needs of multiple local water users and global water concerns.
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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, zinc, steelmaking coal and energy.