Frontier is a proposed truck-and-shovel oil sands mine located between Fort McMurray and Fort Chipewyan in northeast Alberta.
Frontier will consist of surface mining operations, a processing plant, tailings management facilities, water management facilities, and associated infrastructure and support facilities. Teck is committed to developing Frontier responsibly, incorporating best practices for environmental protection, tailings management, water use and managing greenhouse gases. Teck has reached agreements with all 14 Indigenous communities in the broader Frontier project area.
On February 23, 2020, Teck announced that it is withdrawing the regulatory application for the Frontier Project. Read more.