“Copper is a necessary materials for the low-carbon future, and our focus is on serving to meet the rising international want for copper in an environmentally and socially accountable method,” CEO Don Lindsay said in the media statement.
“We’re proud that Highland Valley Copper has been awarded the Copper Mark, demonstrating the operation’s dedication to sustainability and to making sure prospects have the knowledge they want on our efficiency as a accountable copper producer.”
“HVC is our first Copper Mark recipient in Canada, and we congratulate them on their dedication to accountable practices,” mentioned Michèle Brülhart, Government Director of the Copper Mark.
Highland Valley Copper Operations is Teck’s first copper operation to realize certification, with plans for every of Teck’s copper operations to be verified sooner or later. This contains Carmen de Andacollo and QB2, which is anticipated to start manufacturing within the second half of 2022, the corporate mentioned.