Teck reports fatality at Elkview Operations
Teck reports that a vehicle collision occurred at Elkview Operations at approximately 10:45 a.m. local time today, Sunday, November 18, resulting in the death of an employee.
“This is a tragic incident and our most sincere condolences go out to the employee’s loved ones and co- workers,” said Robin Sheremeta, Senior Vice President, Coal. “We are conducting a full investigation of this incident to identify the cause and prevent a reoccurrence.”
Appropriate authorities, including the RCMP and B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources, have been notified and an investigation into the incident is now underway.
No other employees were injured, and there is no ongoing safety or environmental risk.
Elkview Operations is located three kilometres east of Sparwood in southeastern British Columbia.