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Line Creek

Line Creek

Line Creek Operations is one of our four steelmaking coal operations located in the Elk Valley of British Columbia, Canada.

About Line Creek

Line Creek Operations is located approximately 25 kilometres north of Sparwood in southeastern British Columbia.

Line Creek 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 loaded on to larger seagoing vessels, which carry it to our target markets.

The current annual production capacities of the mine and preparation plant are approximately 4.0 million tonnes of clean coal. Proven and probable reserves at Line Creek are projected to support mining for a further 12 years.

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(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.  

Dust Management in the Elk Valley

Dust Management in the Elk Valley
We take extensive measures to monitor and manage dust at our operations and are working to identify new methods to improve dust management and air quality.
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Line Creek Operations

P.O. Box 2003
Sparwood, B.C.
Canada V0B 2G0
t: 250.425.2555
f: 250.425.7144

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