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 By Shane Lasley    Mining Tech 
A large Komatsu mining haul truck being tested at a site in Arizona.

Mining sector races to net-zero by 2050

CO2 reduction path for mines is difficult but not impossible Aligned with global climate goals agreed upon in international pacts such as the Paris Agreement, most of the major mining companies th... — Updated 8/10/2022

 
Trail CCUS pilot plant will tie into the refinery’s No. 2 sulfuric acid plant.

Teck to capture CO2 at Trail Operations

As part of the goal to reduce the carbon intensity of its operations 33% by 2030 and reach net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, Teck Resources Ltd. is carrying out a carbon capture... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Teck funds UBC copper patches, research

The application of antimicrobial copper patches on high-touch surfaces at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Applied Science will help reduce the spread of infection as researchers insi... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Teck expands its climate action strategy

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 25 announced an expansion to its climate action strategy, which includes a new short-term goal to achieve net-zero "Scope 2" greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 and an... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Teck pilots electric concentrate haulers

Toward its goal of eliminating 1,000 internal combustion vehicles from its fleet by 2025, Teck Resources Ltd. is piloting a fully electric on-highway transport truck to haul copper concentrates... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Teck forges an electric Cat partnership

Toward its goal of reducing carbon emissions from its operations by 33% by 2030 and being a completely carbon-neutral mining company by 2050, Teck Resources Ltd. has entered into an agreement with... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Teck to trace germanium with blockchain

Teck Resources Ltd. is piloting a project that utilizes the power of blockchain technology to trace responsibly produced germanium from its Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska all the way to fib... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
Waterloo Ontario University antimicrobial virucidal SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus

Nano copper takes the fight to coronavirus

In further investigation into the natural antimicrobial properties of copper, researchers at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, have discovered that using a thin-film coating of copper or... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Teck Resources Copper Mark UN Sustainable Development Goals responsible

Teck commits to Copper Mark for its mines

Teck Resources Ltd. has committed to Copper Mark, a voluntary assurance framework to promote responsible production practices and demonstrate the industry's commitment to the United Nations... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Teck bandages tech institute with copper

Teck Resources Ltd. and the British Columbia Institute of Technology Sept. 8 announced the installation of more than 1,000 antimicrobial copper patches on high-touch surfaces at the institute in... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
Teck Resources antimicrobial antibacterial copper TransLink SkyTrain Vancouver

Copper kills bacteria on transit surfaces

Coating high-touch public transit surfaces with a layer of copper is a highly effective way to kill bacteria on busses, subways, trains, and other metropolitan transport, according to the results... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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Canada REE project enriched with gallium

Appia Energy Corp. says recent testing shows that the rare earths-enriched monazite mineral at its Alces Lake project in northern Saskatchewan also hosts gallium, a semiconducting metal that will... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
COVID-19 Teck Resources Corning Vollebak Graphene Composites CityU Hong Kong

Minerals and metals to heal a sick planet

2020 was a year many will not forget, from the onset of COVID-19 in the spring, to the subsequent economic instability left in its wake. A silver lining to this challenging year, however, may be... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
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Teck battles virus with copper in Chile

Continuing its initiative to bring copper to the frontlines in the urgent fight against the spread of bacteria and viruses such as COVID-19, Teck Resources Ltd. announced the expansion of its... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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5G-ready network installed at Teck mine

Shaw, a leading Canadian telecommunications company, and Nokia have deployed Western Canada's first-ever industrial-grade private LTE network at Teck Resources Ltd.'s Elkview steelmaking coal... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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Teck transitions to renewables in Chile

Taking a big step on its path to becoming carbon neutral by 2050, Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd. has entered into a long-term power purchase agreement with The AES Corp., a global power compan... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at PDAC mining convention Toronto

Trudeau rolls out electric mine incentive

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has rolled out plans to get more electric vehicles into and less carbon dioxide emitting from Canadian mines in the coming years. To help Canada achieve its climate... — Updated 7/2/2022

 
Electric battery zero emissions busses at Teck Resources mine in BC

Teck commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

Understanding that the transition to renewable energy is going to require a vast amount of metals yet mining them consumes a lot of energy, Teck Resources Ltd. is joining a growing number of... — Updated 7/2/2022

 
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America's largest critical minerals mine

On Feb. 22, 2022, Teck Resources Ltd.'s Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska became the largest critical minerals operation in the United States, both in terms of quantity and value of the materials... — Updated 3/8/2022

 
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The quantum states of germanium demand

From the transistors in quantum computers that are millions of times faster than their classical counterparts to fiber optic cables that send data at the speed of light, germanium is a... — Updated 10/5/2021

 
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The invisible technology demand for indium

The ability to type, tap, swipe, and scroll your way through articles such as this one from a smartphone, tablet, computer, and now even refrigerators is made possible by indium-tin oxide, which... — Updated 9/28/2021

 
Teck Resources Ltd. Bointerphases Washington University Dr. Marthe Charles

Teck tests copper's antiviral powers

In recent years, Teck Resources Ltd. has been working with healthcare officials around the world to bring copper to the frontlines in the urgent fight against bacteria and viruses harmful to the... — Updated 12/1/2020

 
 By Don Lindsay    Editorial
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Copper has a role in battling COVID-19

For more than 10,000 years, copper has played numerous critical roles in human civilization. The red metal's pliability, conductivity and durability have seen it used in everything from early tool... — Updated 8/5/2020

 

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