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Transforming Our Business Through Technology

Technology at Teck

RACE21™ is Teck's company-wide program to transform how we mine. We are harnessing technology and innovation to generate significant new value and improve safety, sustainability and efficiency across everything we do.  

RACE21™ is Teck's company-wide program to transform how we mine. We are harnessing technology and innovation to generate significant new value and improve safety, sustainability and efficiency across everything we do.  

RACE21™ - Path to Value


RACE21™ has exceeded our initial target of $150 million in annualized EBITDA improvements by the end of 2019. Building on that success and navigating the challenges of COVID-19, we are targeting an additional $350 million in annualized EBITDA by the end of 2020, for a total of $500 million. 

Highlights:
Improving productivity and efficiency through cutting-edge technology including:

  • Machine-learning predictive maintenance on mobile equipment
  • Mining analytics to improve haul cycle times
  • Processing improvements driven by artificial intelligence
  • Connecting data systems to improve blast and shovel performance

Case Studies: How We Are Generating Value

Increased Copper Recovery

Increased Copper Recovery

Learn how Highland Valley Copper Operations used data to generate significant value by increasing copper throughput and recovery.

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Reducing Cost with Big Data

Reducing Cost with Big Data

Learn how Elkview Operations used big data to optimize drilling and blasting.

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More Throughput and Yield

More Throughput and Yield

Learn how Fording River Operations is leveraging analytics to find new value.

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Reducing Maintenance Costs

Reducing Maintenance Costs

Learn how Trail Operations is using machine learning to reduce maintenance costs

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RACE21™ Explained

RACE21™ is a company-wide approach to renewing our technology infrastructure, accelerating and scaling our automation and robotics program, connecting our data systems to enable broad application of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence and empowering our employees to create new opportunities.

The four pillars of RACE21™ are:

Renew

We are modernizing Teck’s technology foundation

Automate

We are accelerating and scaling our robotics and autonomy program

Connect

We are developing digital platforms for sensing and analytics

Empower

We are designing future operating models to empower our employees

Through RACE21™, we are transforming how we mine to reduce operating costs and significantly improve safety, sustainability and productivity, while empowering our people to better solve complex problems and generating significant EBITDA improvements.


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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, zinc, steelmaking coal and energy.