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Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa adds another Alberta coal project to federal environmental assessment list

Tent Mountain project flagged because it could release the contaminant selenium

 

A section of the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies is seen west of Cochrane, Alta., Thursday, June 17, 2021. A joint federal-provincial review has denied an application for an open-pit coal mine in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, saying its impacts on the environment and Indigenous rights aren’t worth the economic benefits it would bring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Panel says Grassy Mountain coal mine in Alberta Rockies not in public interest

Public hearings on the project in southern Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass region were held last fall

 

A conveyor belt transports coal at the Westmoreland Coal Company’s Sheerness Mine near Hanna, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Coal mines can be environmentally safe and can become useful, enjoyable landscapes when the seam runs out, say scientists working with industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Community involvement key to safe, reclaimable coal mines: industry scientists

There are risks and costs, and these scientists urge communities and miners to work together

 

NWP Coal is the company pushing the Crown Mountain project. (Photo courtesy of NWP Coal)

Crown Mountain to submit environmental assessment in Spring 2021

The coal project is between Elkview and Line Creek

NWP Coal is the company pushing the Crown Mountain project. (Photo courtesy of NWP Coal)
Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage addresses the attendees while Tom Olsen, Managing Director of the Canadian Energy Centre, looks on at a press conference at SAIT in Calgary on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Greg Fulmes

‘Morally and ethically wrong:’ Court to hear challenge to Alberta coal policy removal

At least 9 interveners will seek to join a rancher’s request for a judicial review of Alberta’s decision

Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage addresses the attendees while Tom Olsen, Managing Director of the Canadian Energy Centre, looks on at a press conference at SAIT in Calgary on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Greg Fulmes
The death of a Teck Coal employee at Elkview Operations on Sunday is under investigation. File photo

Teck braces for strike action at export terminal

The company didn’t say whether a strike would impact mining operations

The death of a Teck Coal employee at Elkview Operations on Sunday is under investigation. File photo
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Teck digs deep for local health

The company announced a $250,000 donation

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Teck has reported increased Chinese interest in its product. (File photo)

Teck sees more interest from Chinese steelmaking coal buyers

China is currently imposing bans on importing Australian coal

Teck has reported increased Chinese interest in its product. (File photo)
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson speaks via video link during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 14, 2020. The federal government has announced it will join in an environmental assessment of a major expansion to proposed southern British Columbia coal mine. A spokeswoman for Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says the decision was made after analyzing the potential of Teck Resources’ Castle project to cause adverse effects within areas of federal jurisdiction. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal government to join assessment of Teck coal mine expansion in B.C.

Contamination was a main concern of eight interveners who asked Ottawa to assist B.C. in reviewing the expansion

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson speaks via video link during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 14, 2020. The federal government has announced it will join in an environmental assessment of a major expansion to proposed southern British Columbia coal mine. A spokeswoman for Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says the decision was made after analyzing the potential of Teck Resources’ Castle project to cause adverse effects within areas of federal jurisdiction. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
North Coal is proposing the Michel Coal Project, a metallurgical coal mine that may one day be located just 15 kilometres southeast of Sparwood. Photo Submitted

Participant funding available for Michel Coal Project assessment

The proposed coal mine would be located about 15 kilometres southeast of Sparwood, B.C.

North Coal is proposing the Michel Coal Project, a metallurgical coal mine that may one day be located just 15 kilometres southeast of Sparwood. Photo Submitted
Teck’s Natal West pit in British Columbia’s Elk Valley. File Photo

Teck announces Line Creek collective agreement

The new collective agreement replaces another that expired on May 31, 2019

Teck’s Natal West pit in British Columbia’s Elk Valley. File Photo
Interior Health is working closely with Teck to monitor their mines and work camps in the Elk Valley. File Photo

Teck working with Interior Health to ensure safety

Interior Health is monitoring Teck mines and work camps in the Elk Valley

Interior Health is working closely with Teck to monitor their mines and work camps in the Elk Valley. File Photo
Teck will be cutting its work force by up to 50 per cent to respond to coronavirus concerns. File Photo

Teck reducing Elk Valley work force by up to 50 per cent

The mining company will be reducing their crews across B.C. and Alberta as a response to coronavirus

Teck will be cutting its work force by up to 50 per cent to respond to coronavirus concerns. File Photo
Teck will require all employees at Fording River to take two weeks vacation in August of this year. File Photo.

Teck announces mandatory vacation shutdowns

Employees at the Fording River Operations will be affected by the shutdowns

Teck will require all employees at Fording River to take two weeks vacation in August of this year. File Photo.
The Castle Project would see production at Fording River Operations expanded. File Photo

Castle Project to expand Teck Coal operations

The Castle Project would be an expansion at Teck’s Fording River Operations

The Castle Project would see production at Fording River Operations expanded. File Photo