Cracks discovered in Teck waste dump

Teck Coal has reported that they have discovered cracks in a dormant waste dump at their Sparwood Ridge legacy mine site.

  • May. 17, 2012 8:00 p.m.

Teck Coal has reported that they have discovered cracks in a dormant waste dump at their Sparwood Ridge legacy mine site.

The cracks were discovered during a routine inspection on Sunday.

Nic Milligan, Manager of Community and Aboriginal Affairs, said the site is beng monitored.

“We have notified appropriate authorities, including the provincial government, and will continue to monitor the site,” he said. “There is no immediate cause for concern.”