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Careers Canada – Mining: Teck Mining and Development

About Teck

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy, and is also a significant producer of specialty metals such as germanium and indium. We are headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

We own, or have an interest in, 13 mines in Canada, the USA, Chile and Peru, as well as one metallurgical complex. We are actively exploring for copper, zinc and gold in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa.

We have expertise across a wide range of activities related to mining and minerals processing including exploration, development, smelting, refining, safety, environmental protection, product stewardship, recycling and research.


At Teck, we are committed to responsible resource development. For us, this is embodied by three core principles:

Safety: We believe it is possible to operate without injuries. This begins with our Courageous Safety Leadership program and our primary vision of: “Everyone Going Home Safe and Healthy Every Day.” Read more.

Environment: We work hard to protect the environment and always strive to act with care and sensitivity towards our surroundings. Our people take this responsibility seriously and are dedicated to environmental stewardship.

Community: We are committed to community engagement and investment in the places where we live and work. We aim to develop open, honest and respectful relationships and partnerships with the communities in which we explore, construct and operate.

To read more about our overarching sustainability principles including policies and reports, please visit the Sustainability section.

Diversified Mining

Teck is Canada’s largest diversified resource company, committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy.

Our strategies in our current business sectors are:

Steelmaking Coal

As the largest producer of steelmaking coal in North America, and the second largest exporter of seaborne steelmaking coal in the world, we expect to grow our participation in this market through our existing resource base, in accordance with the demand of the global steel industry.

Active Operations: Cardinal River, Coal Mountain, Elkview, Fording River, Greenhills, Line Creek

Development Projects: Quintette


As a significant copper producer, we expect to continue to grow our copper business by optimizing production potential at our existing five mines, developing our extensive portfolio of potential long-life copper resources, and discovering new resources in our extensive and highly prospective property portfolio.

Active Operations: Highland Valley Copper, Antamina, Quebrada Blanca, Carmen de Andacollo, Duck Pond

Development Projects: Quebrada Blanca Phase 2, Relincho, Galore Creek,


As the third largest mine producer of zinc in the world, we expect to secure and improve the value of our long life assets in this business by supporting market growth initiatives.

Active Operations: Trail, Red Dog, Pend Oreille

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We live and work in some of the world’s most incredible locations. Add to this, challenging work assignments and excellent opportunities for career and professional growth with Canada’s largest diversified natural resources company and we think you’ll find what you’re looking for.

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Please note: There are many opportunities across various geographic locations, and in many areas of expertise. Please browse and find the right fit for you.



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