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Fording River Metallurgical Coal 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

  • Well positioned and growing Canadian Mining Journal

    Well Positioned And Growing Canadian Mining Journal

    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

  • Fording River coal mine Wikimapia

    Fording River Coal Mine Wikimapia

    Teck Coals Fording River mine opened in 1969 and currently produces 105 million tonnes of metallurgical coal for export Over 200 million tonnes of coal have been mined so far The mine currently consists of three pit areasfrom south to north they are Eagle Mtn just east of the Wash Plant Turnbull and Henretta pits Future plans are to open two pits on Castle Mtn to the south of Eagle

  • Canada designates Tecks Castle Project under Impact

    Canada Designates Tecks Castle Project Under Impact

    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

  • First Komatsu PampH 4800XPC gets to International Mining

    First Komatsu Pamph 4800xpc Gets To International Mining

    Nov 19 2019 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 site to bulk port terminals in Vancouver by rail

  • Fording Coal Ltd Coal Mine Greenhills British Columbia

    Fording Coal Ltd Coal Mine Greenhills British Columbia

    In 2003 Fordings ownership stake in Coal Mountain was transferred to the Elk Valley Coal Partnership now 60 owned by Fording Canadian Coal Trust and 40 by the major Canadian mining company Teck Cominco Elk Valley Coal is the worlds secondlargest supplier of metallurgical coal its sales in 2004 having been 226Mt

  • Under Pressure from Tribes Canadian Coal Mine to Undergo

    Under Pressure From Tribes Canadian Coal Mine To Undergo

    Aug 21 2020 It would be part of the existing Fording River Mine complex which for decades has been stripmining the mountains of BCs Elk River Valley holds a chunk of metallurgical coal at Tecks

  • Coal Zoom First Komatsu PampH 4800XPC Gets to Work at

    Coal Zoom First Komatsu Pamph 4800xpc Gets To Work At

    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

  • RECLAMATION AWARD Fording River Coal Mine Wins

    Reclamation Award Fording River Coal Mine Wins

    Jul 21 2004 BRITISH COLUMBIA The Fording River metallurgical coal mine near Elkford has won the 2003 Citation for outstanding achievement for reclamation at a coal mine The award was made at the 28th Annual British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium Awards ceremony held in Cranbrook on June 23 This is the eleventh reclamation award that the Fording

  • Crowsnest Pass council receives mining proposal update

    Crowsnest Pass Council Receives Mining Proposal Update

    Dec 16 2020 Located 29 kilometres northeast of Elkford the Fording River site currently produces about nine million tonnes of metallurgical coal per year Since the mine is now entering the end of its

  • metallurgical coal mining Archives MiningFeeds

    Metallurgical Coal Mining Archives Miningfeeds

    Aerial view of a mine in British Columbia Shares of Teck Resources NYSETECK Teck Resources is Canadas largest metallurgical coal producer and as such has a significant carbon profile as much as 90 micrograms per litre in the Fording River and as much as 177 micrograms in settling ponds at the mines it can cause fish

  • James G Gardiner Former President at Fording Canadian

    James G Gardiner Former President At Fording Canadian

    The Metallurgical coal provides minin g and processing activities primarily metallurgical coal from three mines Fording River Greenhills and Coal Mountain The Industrial Minerals Operations provides mining and processing of wollastonite and other industrial minerals from two operations in the United States and one operation in Mexico

  • About the Fording River Extension Project Fording River

    About The Fording River Extension Project Fording River

    The Fording River Extension or FRX is a proposed extension of Tecks existing Fording River Operations that will maintain the 1400 jobs and economic benefits generated by the operation in a socially and environmentally responsible mannerThe Project area is adjacent to and south of the existing operations and its extensive deposits of mineable steelmaking coal make it a logical extension

  • Top active mines in British Columbia Mining amp Energy

    Top Active Mines In British Columbia Mining Amp Energy

    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

  • Top active coal mines in Canada Mining amp Energy

    Top Active Coal Mines In Canada Mining Amp Energy

    Apr 11 2019 Fording River Operations Location 29 kilometres northeast of Elkford British Columbia Owner Teck Annual production 85 million tonnes Tecks Fording River Operations produces metallurgical coal and is projected to operate for another 45 years Greenhills Operations Location Eight kilometres northeast of Elkford British Columbia

  • Coal asset report Fording River May 2021 Wood

    Coal Asset Report Fording River May 2021 Wood

    May 05 2021 Fording River is a large metallurgical coal mine operated by Teck Coal in southeastern British Columbia part of the larger Elk Read More amp Buy Now

  • Fording River coalmine Canada Mining Weekly

    Fording River Coalmine Canada Mining Weekly

    Feb 25 2005 Name Fording River coalmine Location Located 30 km from Elkford British Columbia Canada Brief history Production at Fording River began in 1971 with the first shipment of metallurgical

  • 173 PRACTICAL SEDIMENT POND DESIGN FORDING

    173 Practical Sediment Pond Design Fording

    FORDING COAL LIMITED FORDING RIVER OPERATIONS INTRODUCTION Fording Coal Limited operates a large open pit coal mine located in the Rocky Mountains of southeastern British Columbia refer to site location map The mines capacity is 60 million tonnes of mostly metallurgical coal per annum Mining operations commenced in 1972 employing both

  • Teck pledges carbon neutrality by 2050

    Teck Pledges Carbon Neutrality By 2050

    Feb 03 2020 Tecks Fording River metallurgical coal operation in BC Credit Teck Resources Teck Resources has announced that it aims to be carbon neutral across all its operations by 2050

  • FORDING CANADIAN COAL TRUST by Fording Canadian Coal Trust

    Fording Canadian Coal Trust By Fording Canadian Coal Trust

    The Fording River operations were contributed to Elk Valley Coal by Old Fording pursuant to the 2003 Arrangement Coal produced at the Fording River operations is primarily metallurgical coal although a very small amount of

  • Annual Information Form SEC

    Annual Information Form Sec

    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

  • Teck Awards Fording River Coal Contract to Fluor E amp MJ

    Teck Awards Fording River Coal Contract To Fluor E Amp Mj

    Nov 08 2018 Teck Awards Fording River Coal Contract to Fluor November 8 2018 Breaking News Fluor Corp has been awarded an engineering procurement and construction management contract by Teck for the Fording River South Active Water Treatment Facility in

  • Deadly waters Trout population collapse below Teck coal mines

    Deadly Waters Trout Population Collapse Below Teck Coal Mines

    Mar 19 2020 The Fording River begins high in the Rocky Mountains north of Elkford above the largest of Tecks mountaintopremoval coal mines What begins as pure mountain water quickly turns dangerous as it passes through the mine with selenium pollution at very high levels plus hazardous levels of nitrates and dissolved calcite that turns rocky

  • Fording River Mine MineralsEd By Teachers For Teachers

    Fording River Mine Mineralsed By Teachers For Teachers

    Commodities Metallurgical and thermal coal Location 29 km northeast of Elkford BC Geology and Type of Deposit Fording River Mine is located in the Foreland belt of the Canadian Cordillera The coal deposit occurs in the JurassicCretaceous Mist Mountain Formation Kootenay Group interbedded with sandstone siltstone and shale

  • Fording River Operations The Swift Project Description

    Fording River Operations The Swift Project Description

    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

  • Fording River Elkford British Columbia

    Fording River Elkford British Columbia

    Jun 11 1999 Name Fording River Location Fording River Operations is located about 29 km northeast of Elkford British Columbia Brief description The mine

  • Pressure increases for federal review of Tecks Castle

    Pressure Increases For Federal Review Of Tecks Castle

    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

  • Teck Resources Limited

    Teck Resources Limited

    Steelmaking coal is an essential ingredient in the production of steel Also called metallurgical or coking coal it is a necessary ingredient in producing steel for building infrastructure such as rail bridges and schools improving the quality of life for people around the world

  • Teck Coal fined record 60 million for BC river

    Teck Coal Fined Record 60 Million For Bc River

    Mar 26 2021 Mining giant Teck Resources TSX TECKA and TECKB NYSE TECK was hit with a record 60million penalty March 26 related to its East Kootenay coal operations

  • BC Coal Mine Fined Recordbreaking 60M for Fisheries

    Bc Coal Mine Fined Recordbreaking 60m For Fisheries

    Mar 26 2021 In 2017 the company which operates five metallurgical coal mines in the Elk River Valley was fined 14 million after a problem with its West Line Creek water treatment facility north of

  • Major Mines amp Projects Greenhills Mine

    Major Mines Amp Projects Greenhills Mine

    The Ewin Creek property lies between these two points and is contained mostly on Imperial Ridge This property is situated in the east limb of the syncline and is part of the GHO mine site coal resources The coal measures here dip west towards the Fording River valley More exploration work is required to better understand the geology

  • Tough slugging for BCs coal miners Canadian Mining

    Tough Slugging For Bcs Coal Miners Canadian Mining

    Jan 01 2015 BCs coal mining industry has always had more heroes than villains over its tumultuous 150year history From George Dawson who first mapped the coal formations in southeastern BC to William Fernie who started the areas first mine at Coal Creek to J Edgar Kaiser who undertook a massive upscale in open pit strip mining in the Elk Valley in the midsixties

  • Canada designates Tecks Castle Project

    Canada Designates Tecks Castle Project

    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

  • Fording River

    Fording River

    Fording River Operations is located approximately 29 kilometres northeast of the community of Elkford in southeastern British Columbia It is one of our four steelmaking coal operations in the Elk Valley Fording River produces steelmaking coal also called metallurgical coal or

  • Fording River Mine MineralsEd By Teachers For Teachers

    Fording River Mine Mineralsed By Teachers For Teachers

    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

  • Major Mines amp Projects Fording River Mine

    Major Mines Amp Projects Fording River 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