Teck, Canada's largest diversified resource company, has made energy management an integral part of its sustainability efforts, helping to achieve 16 gigawatt hours of electricity savings in the past two years, with further savings targeted for 2014-2015.Congratulations to Terry Brace, Energy leader.
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With dedicated energy leads in place, Teck has made energy management a priority across the company.
Each Teck operation has a three-year energy action plan in place, guided by energy reduction targets in Teck's Sustainability Strategy.
Teck is developing energy best practices for the design and purchase of energy-efficient equipment such as high-efficiency motors, variable fan drives and lighting.
In partnership with Thompson Rivers University, Teck has developed innovative energy consumption modelling for its Highland Valley Cooper operation in south-central British Columbia. This modelling supports optimal energy efficiency in mine-to-mill applications.
Toward Sustainable Mining, an independent third-party evaluation, awarded all Teck sites an A rating or higher, indicating that Teck has comprehensive energy management systems in place.