Teck Announces Appointment of Dale Andres as Senior Vice President, Copper
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 20, 2013) - Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) ("Teck") announced today it has appointed Dale Andres as Senior Vice President, Copper.
Dale joined Teck in 1995 and most recently held the position of Vice President, Copper Strategy and North American Operations. In this position, Dale was responsible for developing the growth strategy for Teck's copper business unit. Dale has over 20 years of operating and project management experience.
He started his career in the nickel industry and after joining Teck worked at various underground operations, including the Sullivan and Polaris mines, and subsequently has held senior management roles at a number of operations both in Canada and internationally. Dale has served as General Manager for Teck's underground gold and zinc assets and as Vice President, International Mining. He has a degree in Mining Engineering from Queen's University.
Dale succeeds Roger Higgins, who retires after five years at Teck and more than 35 years in the mining industry.
During this time, Teck's copper production has grown from some 300,000 tonnes in 2008, to an annual rate of 400,000 tonnes in the last half of 2012. All sites have increased their ore resources as well as extending their projected mine life.
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.