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Awards & Recognition

Environmental, health, safety and social responsibility awards presented to Teck Cominco.

Year From Presented to Award/Citation For
2007 Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM) Greenhills Operation, Elk Valley Coal Partnership J.T. Ryan Award National trophy for lowest accident frequency at a coal mine for all of Canada in 2006.
2007 BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Coal Mountain Operations, Elk Valley Coal Partnership Edward
Prior Safety Award
Lowest accident frequency (2006)
amongst open pit mining in B.C. with greater than 200,000 man-hours and less than 1,000,000 man-hours
2007 BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Elkview Operations, Elk Valley Coal Partnership John Ash Award Lowest accident frequency (2006)
amongst open pit mining in B.C. with greater than 1,000,000 man-hours
2007 Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association(MASHA) David Bell mine Mines and Aggregates Safety and
Health Association (MASHA) Award of Excellence
Award of excellence for safety in underground mines with less than 250 employees in 2006.
2007 Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association(MASHA) Williams mine Mines and Aggregates Safety and
Health Association (MASHA) Award of Excellence
Award of excellence for safety in underground mines with greater than 250 employees in 2006.
2006

National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy of Peru

Antamina mine

2006 Sustainable Development Prize The Polylepis Project which is joint effort working to restore and conserve highly threatened Polylepis forest habitat of the Andes.
2006 Peruvian Entrepreneurial Management Institute

Antamina mine

2006 Luis Hochschild Plaut award Antamina was recognized for its contribution to the development of higher education excellence and progress, and the dissemination of art and Peruvian culture.
2006 Alberta Chamber of Resources

Cardinal River mine, Elk Valley Coal Partnership

2006 Alberta Chamber of Resources - Major
Reclamation Award
For Sphinx Creek Pit reclamation involving re-creation of fish habitat in the pit lake and revegetation to wildlife habitat in surrounding area.
2006 The Kamloops & District Chamber of Commerce

Highland Valley Copper mine

Business Excellence
award
Awarded for excellence in business
2006 National Summit of Mining Communities

The Selkirk Community Teck Cominco Planners(SCTCP), Pend Oreille Mine

National Summit of Mining Communities award The award is given to an individual, community, industry or governmental agency exhibiting the most innovative or moving "moment in time"during the summit.
2006 The Association of Washington Business

Pend Oreille Operation

Association of Washington Business Service Award The award recognizes outstanding volunteerism and contributions made to communities.
2006 Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)

Line Creek mine, Elk Valley Coal Partnership

Edward
Prior Safety Award
Lowest accident frequency
amongst open pit mining in B.C., with greater than
200,000 man-hours and less than 1,000,000 man-hours
2006 Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association(MASHA)

David Bell mine

Mines and Aggregates Safety and
Health Association (MASHA) Award of Excellence
Award of excellence for safety in underground mines with less than 250 employees.
2006 Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association(MASHA) Williams mine Mines and Aggregates Safety and
Health Association (MASHA) Award of Excellence
Award of excellence for safety in underground mines with less than 250 employees.
2006 Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Williams mine CIMM J.T. Ryan Award Awarded to the metal mine that experienced the lowest accident frequency during the previous year in Ontario.
2006 National Mining and Oil Society, Peru

Antamina Mine

Annual Award for Conservation Initiatives The award was related to the Polylepis Conservation Project that entailed the planting of over 42,000 trees by 173 families.
2006 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation
(TRCR)
*
Fording River Operations, Elk Valley Coal Corporation BC Mine Reclamation Award (Jake MacDonald Trophy) This trophy is the overall reclamation award and was given for outstanding reclamation achievements at Fording River Operations in 2005.
2006 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation
(TRCR)
*
Elkview Operations, Elk Valley Coal Corporation BC Coal Mining Citation

Elkview Operations has been a leader in the development of reclamation solutions for more than 30 years, including recent innovative methods of monitoring elk nutritional status during the winter months.

2006 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation
(TRCR)
*
Highland Valley Copper for the Highland Valley Copper Mine BC Metal Mining Citation 2005 reclamation work that is ongoing in the Highmont tailings area.
2005 Mining Association of BC Highland Valley Copper Mining and Sustainability Award

Recognition of its commitment to responsible business practices, environmental stewardship and social responsibility

2005 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) Fording River Operations, Elk Valley Coal Corporation BC Coal Mining Citation 2004 work at the Fording River coal mine including research, re-establishment of wildlife and fisheries habitat and revegetation.
2005 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) Teck Cominco Ltd. and the Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management BC Metal Mining Citation 2004 work on the Muskwa Kechika Joint Project involved the further reclamation of the Churchill Copper Mine and the Wokkpash Corridor Access Route in BC.
2004 Ethics In Action David Thompson Individual Impact Award A tribute to individuals who champion exemplary corporate & social responsibility in their business practices.
2004

Northwest Mining Association Teck Cominco American Inc./Pend Oreille Mine Platinum Award for Corporate Excellence Outstanding performance in incorporating sustainable development into the mine permitting process at Pend Oreille.
2004 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) Bullmoose Mine BC Mine Reclamation Award (Jake MacDonald Trophy) This trophy is the overall reclamation award and was given for the amount of reclamation performed in 2003 along with the vegetation monitoring program that was established to prove reclamation success.
2004 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) Sullivan Mine Citation for Metal Mine Reclamation Outstanding reclamation achievement.
2004 BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) Fording River Coal Mine Citation for Coal Mine Reclamation Outstanding achievement for reclamation at a coal mine.
 
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