|Teck Resources Limited - Teck.b.t is a significant producer of copper, the second largest seaborne exporter of steelmaking coal and the third largest producer of zinc concentrate. The Company also produces molybdenum and specialty metals.|
Teck has interests in oil sands development, 13 mines in Canada, the USA, Chile and Peru as well as a metallurgical complex in Canada.
Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today provided an update on progress at the Fort Hills Project.
Suncor, as operator of the Fort Hills Energy Limited Partnership, has confirmed that during 2017, the mine, primary extraction, utilities and froth assets were commissioned. More than 80% of the Fort Hills plant is now operational and has safely run at full capacity through the test runs over the past four months. All three secondary extraction trains are mechanically complete with the first train in its final commissioning stage. First oil is expected in mid-January. The second and third trains are currently being insulated and expected to start up in the first half of 2018, as planned. Fort Hills remains on track to reach 90% capacity by the end of 2018.