Teck names new people to top jobs in coal operations

Canada’s top producer of metallurgical coal, Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK), said Nov. 9 that Keith Stein has been appointed as Vice President, Project Development.

Also Bill Fleming has been named as Vice President, Engineering, Projects and Business Improvement, Coal; Robin Sheremeta will be Vice President, Operations, Coal; and Bob Kelly to Vice President, Health & Safety.

  • As Vice President, Project Development, Stein is responsible for the successful delivery of Teck’s capital projects. Before joining Teck in October, Stein was Vice President, Project Director and officer with Fluor Canada Ltd.
  • As Vice President, Engineering, Projects and Business Improvement, Coal, Fleming will be responsible for the development of Teck’s coal resources. Fleming will also lead the coal business unit’s improvement program. Fleming joined Teck in 1987 and is currently Vice President, Operations and Engineering.
  • As Vice President, Operations, Coal, Sheremeta will be responsible for the performance of Teck’s six strip coal mining operations in British Columbia and Alberta. Sheremeta joined Teck in 1988 and is currently Vice President, Health & Safety Leadership.
  • As Vice President, Health & Safety, Kelly will be responsible for all corporate safety programs. Kelly joined Teck in 2007 and is currently General Manager, Duck Pond Operations.

Stein’s appointment took effect Oct. 1. Fleming, Sheremeta and Kelly will assume their new roles on Jan. 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. It is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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