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Teck Resources was known as Teck Cominco until October 2008.

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28 January 2010

Peru: Experts oppose tax free status of 10 mining companies that cost govt. millions in lost revenue

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4 September 2008

Zinc producer settles suit over Alaskan mine waste

Author: Yereth Rosen, Reuters

Zinc producer Teck Cominco Ltd has agreed to pay up to $120 million for a wastewater pipeline to settle a lawsuit by Inupiat Eskimo villagers who claimed mine pollution was fouling their drinking water and the fish that are a staple of their diet. The...

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7 January 2008

US Justices Won't Hear Border Mining Pollution Case

Author: James Vicini, Reuters

The Supreme Court declined Monday to hear an appeal by Canadian mining company Teck Cominco Ltd of a ruling that an American environmental law applies to a foreign company when some of its pollution reaches U.S. territory... The Canadian government,...

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11 December 2007

ICMM makes third submission to UN Special Representative on Human Rights

Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

ICMM has made a third submission to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) on Human Rights and Business. Each of the recommendations in ICMM’s third submission to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) on...

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1 August 2007

UNCTAD 2007 World Investment Report focuses on extractive firms' impacts on development

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1 August 2007

[PDF] full report: "World Investment Report - Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and Development"

Author: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)

The World Investment Report 2007 focuses on the role of transnational corporations in extractive industries... Transnational corporations can bring in the finance and management skills [poor] economies need... But as we know, the extraction of natural...

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22 February 2007

CSR: Mining

Author: Globe and Mail [Canada]

[Results of Globe & Mail / Jantzi Research survey of mining sector. Compares social & environmental performance of the following companies, listed from highest score to lowest: Alcan, Barrick, Cameco, Teck Cominco, Inmet Mining, Kinross Gold,...

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3 July 2006
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Author: Presse Canadienne

Un tribunal fédéral d'appel a conclu lundi qu'une poursuite environnementale contre Teck Cominco pouvait aller de l'avant. La poursuite contre l'entreprise canadienne a été déposée par deux membres des Tribus confédérées de Colville. Selon eux, la...

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9 November 2004

Teck Cominco to Appeal U.S. Pollution Ruling

Author: Allan Dowd, Reuters

Canadian miner Teck Cominco Ltd. will appeal a U.S. judge's refusal to dismiss a case over cross-border pollution of a lake on the Columbia River...

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22 January 2004

Top Court Rules for EPA on Alaskan Mine Permit

Author: James Vicini, Reuters

A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled...the federal government can overrule some state environmental decisions in a dispute involving an Alaskan zinc mine operated by Canada's Teck-Cominco Ltd.

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