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Coal Mountain Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
StatusClosing / Closed
Commodities
  • Coal (metallurgical)
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
SnapshotThe Coal Mountain mine has been closed since 2019 and reclamation work is ongoing throughout the site.

Teck Resources Limited has been awarded the 2023 Mine Reclamation Award - Coal Mine Category by the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) for its use of an innovative reclamation technique at the Coal Mountain mine site.

Guided by a deep commitment to protecting biodiversity and achieving the goal to become nature positive by 2030, Teck used a new uphill contouring reclamation technique to protect a creek and forested area as part of ongoing to work to reclaim the entire former Coal Mountain mine site.

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Posco Group Inc. 3 % Indirect
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. 20 % Indirect
Teck Resources Ltd. 77 % Indirect
In November 2023, Teck Resources entered into separate agreements to sell steelmaking coal business to Glencore Plc (Glencore), Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC) and POSCO (the Steelmaking Coal Business Unit Transactions).

On January 1, 2024, in connection with the Steelmaking Coal Business Unit Transactions Teck Resources completed an internal reorganization of the steelmaking coal business unit to align all steelmaking coal assets, including Teck Coal Partnership and Elkview Mining Limited Partnership, under a newly organized Elk Valley Mining Limited Partnership (EVM LP).

On January 3, 2024, Teck completed the NSC and POSCO Transactions, with NSC and POSCO acquiring a 20% and 3% interest, respectively, in EVM LP. Following the NSC and POSCO Transactions, EVM LP now holds a 100% interest in all of the steelmaking coal operations and Teck holds a 77% interest in EVM LP, with NSC and POSCO holding the remaining 20% and 3%, respectively.

Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits2017
All production numbers are expressed as clean coal.

Operational metrics

Metrics201720162015
Coal washing plant annual capacity 3.5 Mt of clean coal3.5 Mt of clean coal3.5 Mt of clean coal
Annual mining capacity 2.7 Mt of coal (pci)2.7 Mt of coal (pci)

Production Costs

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Heavy Mobile Equipment

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Personnel

Mine Management

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