1 Non-GAAP Financial Measure. See “Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures” section for further information.
2 See “Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures” section for reconciliation.
3 At prices in effect when the program was implemented on May 31, 2019, the annualized EBITDA improvements associated with these initiatives would have been $184 million, in consideration of commodity prices of US$204 per tonne for steelmaking coal, US$2.62 per pound for copper, US$1.22 per pound for zinc and a US/CDN exchange rate of 1.35. Based on December 31, 2019 commodity prices of US$136.50 per tonne for steelmaking coal, US$2.79 per pound for copper, US$1.04 per pound for zinc and a US/CDN exchange rate of 1.30, the equivalent annualized EBITDA improvement is $160 million.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on steelmaking coal, copper, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, we own or have interests in 11 operating mines, a large metallurgical complex, and several major development projects in the Americas. We have expertise across a wide range of activities related to exploration, development, mining and minerals processing, including smelting and refining, health and safety, environmental protection, materials stewardship, recycling and research.
Our corporate strategy is focused on exploring for, developing, acquiring and operating world-class, long-life assets in stable jurisdictions that operate through multiple price cycles. We maximize productivity and efficiency at our existing operations, maintain a strong balance sheet, and are nimble in recognizing and acting on opportunities. The pursuit of sustainability guides our approach to business, and we recognize that our success depends on our ability to ensure safe workplaces, collaborative community relationships, and a healthy environment