VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2012) - Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) ("Teck") is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Stein to Vice President, Project Development; Bill Fleming to Vice President, Engineering, Projects and Business Improvement, Coal; Robin Sheremeta to Vice President, Operations, Coal; and Bob Kelly to Vice President, Health & Safety.
As Vice President, Project Development, Keith Stein is responsible for the successful delivery of Teck's capital projects. Before joining Teck in October 2012, Mr. Stein was Vice President, Project Director and officer with Fluor Canada Ltd. He is a graduate of the Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology's Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Mr. Stein reports to Tim Watson, Senior Vice President, Project Development.
As Vice President, Engineering, Projects and Business Improvement, Coal, Bill Fleming will be responsible for the development of Teck's coal resources. Mr. Fleming will also lead the coal business unit's improvement program. Mr. Fleming joined Teck in 1987 and is currently Vice President, Operations and Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mine Engineering from Queen's University. Mr. Fleming will report to Ian Kilgour, Senior Vice President, Coal.
As Vice President, Operations, Coal, Robin Sheremeta will be responsible for the performance of Teck's six coal operations in B.C. and Alberta. Mr. Sheremeta joined Teck in 1988 and is currently Vice President, Health & Safety Leadership. His previous positions within Teck include General Manager of Elkview Operations and Greenhills Operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Sheremeta will report to Ian Kilgour, Senior Vice President, Coal.
As Vice President, Health & Safety, Bob Kelly will be responsible for all corporate safety programs. Mr. Kelly joined Teck in 2007 and is currently General Manager, Duck Pond Operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Memorial University and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario's School of Business Executive Program. Mr. Kelly will report to Marcia Smith, Senior Vice President, Sustainability & External Affairs.
Mr. Stein's appointment took effect October 1, 2012. Mr. Fleming, Mr. Sheremeta and Mr. Kelly will assume their new roles on January 1, 2013.
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.