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Pogo Mine marks official opening after winter start-up

...largest gold mine in the state. The mine is owned by Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd. and Sumitomo Corp. of Japan and Teck Cominco Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia. Teck-Pogo Inc. operates the mine. Murkowski and Kazuo Tanaka, the Japanese...
Palin urges Canadians to address mine's acid drainage

...miles northeast of Juneau in British Columbia. When metals prices dropped in the 1950s, then-owner Cominco, now Teck Cominco Ltd., stopped mining and sold the property to Redcorp. Acidic water leaches metals from the rock that drains into the...
Bankrupt mine company ordered to clean up acid

...environmental obligations would cost $6.1 million. The acid wasn't Redfern's doing. It was Cominco Ltd. (now Teck Cominco Ltd.), the 1950s mine developer. Cominco built the tunnels in such a way that they slanted down toward the Tulsequah...
Northwest Digest

...said. No one reported him missing until Wednesday morning, the agency said. Mayor Jim Ogilvie said an employee of Teck Cominco Ltd., which owns the old mine, discovered the man floating in the well. After calling 911 to report a drowning, the...
Buyer interested in Tulsequah Chief Mine

...departments. None could be reached for comment late Friday. The mine was originally operated in the 1950s by Cominco, now Teck Cominco Ltd., which sold it to Redcorp. Canadian inspectors have known since 1990 that the mine is leaking sulfuric acid into...
Mine Mess

...owner or get the B.C. government to pay attention." The mine was operated from 1951 to 1957 by Cominco, now Teck Cominco Ltd., which sold the property to Redcorp when metal prices dropped. Canadian inspectors have known the mine is leaking...
My Turn: Money obscuring environmental issue

...In September 2002, residents of Kivilina, home to about 380 people and the closest village to the mine, sued Teck Cominco Ltd., charging the company with 2,171 federal water-pollution violations. Filed in U.S. District Court as a...
Alaska Digest

...Kotzebue. Red Dog posted a $5.9 million operating profit, according to a third-quarter financial report by Teck Cominco Ltd., the Canadian company that runs the zinc mine. During the same three-month period last year, the company reported...
Court sets date for mine pollution lawsuit

...involve dissolved solids, the substances used to remove metals from the mine's discharge. The plaintiffs claim Teck Cominco Ltd. should pay the federal Environmental Protection Agency up to $70 million for violations. The mining company says...
NovaGold suspends operations at Rock Creek mine

...being unable to meet its financial obligations next month. It's also planning to negotiate a new agreement with Teck Cominco Ltd., its partner in the stalled Galore Creek copper-silver-gold project in northern British Columbia. In early...


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