VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2012) -

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Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) ("Teck") is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Christopher to Vice President, Exploration and Colin Joudrie to Vice President, Business Development.

As Vice President, Exploration, Alex is responsible for Teck's global exploration efforts and overseeing active identification, pursuit and acquisition of early stage exploration to pre-development stage opportunities, as well as developing and maintaining key relationships with junior partners and the junior mining industry in general.

Alex joined Teck's Exploration Group in 1984 and most recently held the position of General Manager, New Ventures within Teck's Corporate Development Group. He holds a Bachelor's of Science Honours Degree in Geology from McMaster University.

As Vice President, Business Development, Colin manages identification and pursuit of external growth opportunities and corporate support to internal growth initiatives. Mr. Joudrie also remains General Manager of CESL.

Colin joined Teck's Exploration Group in 1991 and most recently held the position of Director, Business Evaluations. He has a Master's in Business Administration Degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor's of Science Honours in Geology from Queen's University.

About Teck

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.

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