Teck Resources Limited

Teck Resources Limited

October 20, 2015 17:08 ET

Teck Announces Appointment of Lawrence Watkins as Vice President, Health and Safety

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 20, 2015) - Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) ("Teck") announced today the appointment of Lawrence Watkins as Vice President, Health and Safety.

"Lawrence brings to the role a strong background in the implementation and management of health and safety systems and initiatives," said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. "His leadership of Teck's health and safety program will be key to achieving our vision of everyone going home safe and healthy every day."

Mr. Watkins' experience in the mining industry includes exploration, major projects, surface and underground mining operations and closure, with a focus in Health, Safety and Environment coaching, and developing fit-for-business management systems. He joined Teck in 2014 as Director, Health and Safety.

Mr. Watkins holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours from Murdoch University, Western Australia and a Diploma of Occupational Health & Safety from West Coast Institute of Training.

About Teck

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. Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.

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