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Soil Reclamation in the Elk Valley
June 23, 2015

Story Soil Reclamation in the Elk Valley

Reclaiming mine sites to establish diverse and self-sustaining landscapes after mining has finished is an important component of our commitment to sustainable resource development.

Rehabilitation of Lands at the Lennard Shelf Pillara Mine
June 30, 2011

Story Rehabilitation of Lands at the Lennard Shelf Pillara Mine

It’s always good news when a mine is successfully rehabilitated, especially when it’s done in record time, and when it demonstrates industry best practice.

From a Mined Pit to a Thriving Trout Habitat
June 30, 2011

Story From a Mined Pit to a Thriving Trout Habitat

Rainbow trout and bull trout are now thriving in the Sphinx Creek watershed, thanks to the successful reclamation effort of one of our mined pits at Cardinal River Operations (CRO).

Our Partnerships with Vancouver Aquarium and the Nature Conservency of Canada
June 30, 2013

Story Our Partnerships with Vancouver Aquarium and the Nature Conservency of Canada

In 2012, we continued to form partnerships with communities, Indigenous Peoples, organizations and institutions around the world to facilitate our efforts related to water stewardship, environmental management and health care.

Restoring the Pinchi Lake Mine Site
June 30, 2013

Story Restoring the Pinchi Lake Mine Site

In 2010, in cooperation with representatives from the local First Nations — the Tl’azt’en Nation and the Nak’azdli Band — we initiated the decommissioning and reclamation of the site. This was a three-year, $22 million reclamation project.

Biosolids Assist Reclamation at Highland Valley Copper
June 30, 2013

Story Biosolids Assist Reclamation at Highland Valley Copper

Since 1996, we have reused the biosolids that result from Metro Vancouver’s waste water treatment process to improve reclamation at Highland Valley Copper (HVC). Biosolids are a source of nutrients and organic matter that can be used to support the establishment of vegetation. Using biosolids helps improve the soil’s structure, nutrient availability and water capacity so we get more sustainable vegetation.

Sustainability Throughout the Life Cycle at Polaris Mine
June 30, 2012

Story Sustainability Throughout the Life Cycle at Polaris Mine

A mine has a life cycle that is composed of a number of distinct phases: exploration, development (deposit evaluation, mine planning and construction), operation and, finally, closure, reclamation and post-reclamation monitoring. At Teck, we focus on ensuring the highest standards of sustainability at every phase of the mining life cycle.

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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.