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Steelmaking Coal

We are the world's second-largest seaborne exporter of steelmaking coal, with five operations in Western Canada and significant high-quality steelmaking coal reserves.

Steelmaking Coal

Steel has an important role in today’s society, including building infrastructure such as rail, bridges, hospitals and schools, and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

Global population growth, increased urbanization and a growing middle class will continue to drive long-term demand for steel and the steelmaking coal required to produce it.

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Teck's Steelmaking Coal Facts

4 The number  

of steelmaking coal operations we actively mine

58 The percentage  

of our gross profit, before depreciation and amortization, in 2018 that was from steelmaking coal

25.7 million  

tonnes of steelmaking coal produced in 2019

25.0 million  

tonnes of sales of steelmaking coal in 2019 to customers around the world

Where We Make It

Fording River

Fording River

Fording River Operations is one of our five steelmaking coal operations located in the Elk Valley of British Columbia.

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Elkview Operations

Elkview Operations

Elkview Operations is one of our four steelmaking coal operations located in the Elk Valley of British Columbia.

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Greenhills Operation

Greenhills Operation

Greenhills Operations is one of our four steelmaking coal operations located in the Elk Valley of British Columbia.

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Line Creek

Line Creek

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

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Steelmaking coal is...

Steelmaking coal is...
an essential ingredient in the production of steel. Also called metallurgical or coking coal, it is necessary for building infrastructure such as rail, bridges and schools and improving the quality of life for people around the world. Steel and steelmaking coal used to make it are also required for everything from clean energy projects like wind or solar power to transportation alternatives like rapid transit, buses and hybrid vehicles.
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Did you know?

Did you know?
Teck is one of the lowest greenhouse gas emission-intensity miners in the world. Learn more about our path to carbon neutrality
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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets.