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Coal Mountain

Coal Mountain Operations is one of Teck's five steelmaking coal operations located in the Elk Valley of British Columbia, Canada.

About Coal Mountain

Coal Mountain Operations is located about 30 kilometres southeast of Sparwood in southeastern British Columbia.

Coal Mountain produces steelmaking coal – also called metallurgical coal or coking coal — which is used to make steel. We export the processed coal by sea to the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere. This involves the shipment of the steelmaking coal from the mine site to bulk port terminals in Vancouver by rail. It is then transferred to larger seagoing vessels, which carry it to our target markets.

The current annual production capacities of the mine and preparation plant are approximately 2.7 and 3.5 million tonnes of clean coal, respectively.

Mining at Coal Mountain Operations is expected to conclude in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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(1) Non-GAAP Financial Measure. See “Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures” section for further information.
(2) Certain 2017 comparative figures have been restated for new IFRS pronouncements. 2016 figures have not been restated. Please refer to Note 32 to our audited annual consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018. 

Coal Mountain Operations

P.O. Box 3000
Sparwood, B.C. Canada V0B 2G0
t: 250.425.6305
f: 250.425.7373

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