Teck Announces New Collective Agreement at its Quebrada Blanca Operation

Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2012) - Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) announced today that employees at its Quebrada Blanca operation in Chile have ratified a new 46-month agreement, commencing February 2012 through November 2015, replacing an agreement which expired on January 31, 2012.

"Our discussions with the union have reached a successful conclusion, and we are pleased to have reached a new collective agreement at our Quebrada Blanca operation," said Alvaro Díaz, Interim General Manager at Quebrada Blanca.

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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK. Further information about Teck can be found at: www.teck.com.

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