Teck Announces Tentative Collective Agreement at its Elkview Operation

Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Teck Resources Limited ("Teck")(TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) announced today that Teck and Local 9346 of the United Steelworkers of America have reached a tentative collective agreement covering the Elkview operation. The union ratification vote is scheduled to be complete by Saturday, March 19, 2011. The tentative agreement is for a 5 year term, expiring October 31, 2015. Pending the successful ratification of the agreement by the union membership, full production at the mine is expected to resume by March 22, 2011. No other terms of the agreement will be disclosed until the ratification vote is complete. 

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