Report says $1.2B hydro sale could provide Vancouver-based company the cash cushion to decide on 270,000 tonnes a year Chile copper mine expansion.
Teck Resources Mining News
The Lewis project would be located about 25 km northeast of Fort McMurray and could eventually produce up to 160,000 barrels a day.
The Frontier project is located 110 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, in Alberta, around 40 kilometres from the Fort McKay First Nation's reserve.
The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, benefitted from the price rally — steelmaking coal climbed 155.5% to $207 in the quarter.
Cost per barrel, however, will remain at about $84,000 per flowing barrel of bitumen.
Vancouver company pays $65 million cash for a 4% stream on El Morro deposit, half of NuevoUnion, its joint venture with Teck.
Chile closes ports servicing some of the world's biggest copper mines due to rough seas while Escondida strike looms.
Move will give the Vancouver miner 80% ownership of Zafranal Peru copper mine project
The mining giant, North America's largest producer of steel-making coal, has raised its production forecast for the year.
Prices above $200 a tonne are suddenly making companies that mine the steel-making commodity more unattractive.
Systematic cost cutting has taken some strain off Teck's balance sheet over the last few years as metal prices have slumped.
Watchdog worried about sovereignty issues in the country’s resource sector.
The project, renamed NuevaUnion, would be one of the largest copper-gold-molybdenum mines ever-developed in Latin America.
Monday mayhem as metals rally evaporates and mining's top names are dumped – Anglo's losses since a week ago now 28%, Freeport has plunged 25%.
The company's shares have almost tripled this year, making it the best-performing global miner amid the rebound in commodity prices and a projected fivefold improvement in earnings.
Canada’s largest diversified miner logged a 38% increased in overall profit for the first quarter of the year.
The now contained spill, which happened at Teck's Trail smelting and refining plant in British Columbia, lasted for about 15-20 minutes.
Ceo Don Lindsay said the expenses being incurred on the project act as a tax shelter for the cash flow currently being generated by Teck’s coal and copper mines.
Across the board gains on hopes of renewed Chinese metals demand.
The loss includes a Cdn$598 million impairment charge on its Fort Hills oil sands project in Alberta.
The 50/50 joint venture, momentarily named Project Corridor, is expected to help slash development costs as metal prices have dropped to multiyear lows.
The ongoing slump in copper prices spells trouble for Chile's mining industry, where most medium-sized producers are already unable to make a profit.
Canada's dominant oil sands player, however, plans to spend about $900 million more next year.
With the announced cuts the diversified miner brings the total redundancies over the past 18 months to about 2,000.
The situation, says the ratings agency, won’t change over the next 12 to 18 months, and metal prices may fall even further.