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Fording River Operations History Elk Valley Coal News

Fording River Operations History Elk Valley Coal News

Aug 21 2020 Castle Project is a proposed openpit metallurgical coal mine expansion of Tecks Fording River Operations in the Elk Valley which produces steelmaking coal Tecks Castle Project designated by the Canadian govt under the Impact Assessment Act Credit S Hermann spending was on expansion projects adjacent to active mines and advanced coal projects Table 2 Southeastern British Columbia Mining Teck Coal Limited the worlds secondlargest exporter of metallurgical coal operates ve large openpit coal mines in the Elk Valley area Fig 5 The mines at Fording River Coal mined at Fording River is primarily metallurgical coal although a very small amount of thermal coal is also produced The current annual production capacity of the mine and preparation plant is 10 and 95 million tonnes respectively

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BC Coal Mine Fined Recordbreaking 60M for Fisheries

BC Coal Mine Fined Recordbreaking 60M for Fisheries

Jul 09 2019 Fording River Location 29 kilometres northeast of Elkford BC Owner Teck Annual production 9 million tonnes of coal Projected to continue for another 43 years the Fording River operation is one of five steelmaking coal mines run by Teck Resources in the Elk Valley Greenhills Operations Location Eight kilometres northeast of Elkford BC Jul 23 2020 Teck operates four metallurgical coal mines in the Elk Valley The Castle project would be an extension of Tecks existing Fording River coal mine Coal mined at Fording River is primarily metallurgical coal although a small amount of thermal coal is also produced The current annual production capacity of the mine is 80 million tonnes of clean coal and the preparation plant is 10 million tonnes of clean coal

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45 years of coal mining leadership Mining Energy

45 years of coal mining leadership Mining Energy

May 30 2007 The company was founded in 1968 to mine metallurgical coal for export at the Fording River operations in southeast British Columbia Today Fording Coal Limited also operates the Whitewood Mine under contract to TransAlta Utilities and the Genesee Mine under a joint venture arrangement with Edmonton Power The Operation Surface mining began at Fording River Mine in 1971 Fording River is one of the five coal mines in southeastern BC that are owned and operated by Teck Coal Ltd At current production rates 82 million tonnesyear Fording River has proven coal reserves which will allow mining to continue for another 50 years Mining Method Conventional open pit coal mining Blasted waste Mar 26 2021 Teck Coal fined over charges relating to 2012 discharges of selenium and calcite to a mine settling pond and to the Fording River from its Fording River and Greenhills steelmaking coal

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History Elk Valley Coal News

History Elk Valley Coal News

the Fording Mine Road 22 Project History and Overview Mining of metallurgical coal in the region began in the late 1890s at the Coal Creek Mine near Fernie BC and continued throughout the 1900s A focus on openpit mining practices in the early 1970s resulted in development of the five metallurgical coal mine in the Elk Valley of British Columbia Teck Resources Limited Teck recently proposed a major expansion to their Fording River Operations mine the Castle Project Wildsight submits that the Castle Project is a prescribed project pursuant to s 19a of the Aug 25 2020 The Castle Project has been proposed to develop an adjacent deposit of what is claimed to be more economically mineable coal located to the south of the Fording River coal mine Located about 30km north of Elkford the coal mine expansion project is estimated to sustain production capacity of 10 million tonnes per year

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British Columbia Coal Industry Overview 2014

British Columbia Coal Industry Overview 2014

Crowsnest Pass Coal Mining Ltd Potential for a significant underground mine operation producing high quality coking coal District of Elkford Founded in 1971 as a home for miners working at Fording Coal District of Sparwood Sparwood BC is yours and mine to discover Ferniecom Everything you need to know about Fernie BC Apr 16 2020 The company operates four giant metallurgical coal mines in the Elk Valley region where levels of selenium pollution which originates from the mines many waste rock piles have increased steadily for decades Teck has conducted fish surveys in the Upper Fording River since 2012 A fall presentation from Teck reviewed by The Narwhal shows Their Castle Mountain proposal includes mining metallurgical coal just south of the companys existing Fording River operations The expected 10 million tonnes per year to come from the Castle Mountain mine by 2030 would extend the life of the Fording River operations by several decades

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Fording River coalmine Canada

Fording River coalmine Canada

Fording River produces steelmaking coalor sometimes referred to as metallurgical coal or coking coalused to make steel The processed coal is exported Fording River produces steelmaking coal also called metallurgical coal or coking coal which is used to make steel Teck exports the processed coal by sea to the AsiaPacific region and elsewhere This involves the shipment of the steelmaking coal from the mine Mar 09 2020 To align with the need for additional steelmaking coal at Fording River Operations to extend the mine life and maintain employment and regional economic benefits Teck anticipates that preconstruction activities for FRX Fording River Extension will begin in 2023 in order to start production in 2026 By the early 2030s all steelmaking coal for Fording River would come from the Project

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Well positioned and growing Canadian Mining Journal

Well positioned and growing Canadian Mining Journal

Fording River Extension Project Participant Funding Available August 11 2021 Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada the Agency is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the impact assessment process for the proposed Fording River Extension Project a metallurgical coal mine located 321 Fording River Teck Coal Limited The Fording River mine Fig 3 consists of approximately 23000 ha of coal lands and produces primarily metallurgical coal and a small amount of thermal coal The current annual production capacity of the mine is 9 Mt the preparation plant has a capacity of 95 Mt of clean coal In 2018 production at Jun 11 1999 Name Fording River Location Fording River Operations is located about 29 km northeast of Elkford British Columbia Brief description The mine

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Major Mines Projects Greenhills Mine

Major Mines Projects Greenhills Mine

Jun 01 2006 Fording River Coal mining in the Elk Valley began in the 1890s to fuel locomotives on the recently completed railway It wasnt until 1971 however that the Fording River Mine located 29 km northeast of Elkford BC was put into production Now after 35 years of mining Fording River has clean coal reserves of 2390 million tonnes Fortyfive years ago on March 15 1972 the Fording River Operations began shipping coal on trains to the West Coast Fording River produces steelmaking coalor sometimes referred to as metallurgical coal or coking coalused to make steel The processed coal is Aug 11 2021 Fording River Extension in the impact assessment process for the proposed Fording River Extension Project a metallurgical coal mine located approximately 29 FordingRiverMine

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