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Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
Country Canada 
Province British columbia
Close to Sparwood
Surface 230 km² / 56,833 acres
Latitude / Longitude 49 N 44 / 114 W 48
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
Status Risk : Production
Country Risk : Very Low
Resource Risk : 0.00%
Title(s) of the Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
Teck Resources Limited
Interest: 95%
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Teck Coal has a 95% partnership interest in the Elkview mine. The remaining 5% is held equally by Nippon Steel Corporation and POSCO, a Korean steel producer, each of which acquired a 2.5% interest in 2005 for US$25 million.
Location of the Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
The Elkview mine is located in the Elk Valley region of the southeastern British Columbia, 15 kilometres from Sparwood. The mine is located between the Coal Mountain mine to the south and the Line Creek mine to the norht.
History of the Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
Elkview Operations has the largest amount of reserves of the six Teck coal mines. With over 235 million tonnes of clean coal reserves, the mine life is more than 47 years at current production rates. Elkview is proud of its 35-year operating history, and of the fact it has successfully reclaimed over one-quarter of the land disturbed over the past four decades.
Reserves and resources of the Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
TonnageGradeReserves and resources
 Proven164,700,0001.00 164 700 000
 Probable67,900,0001.00 67 900 000
 Proven and Probable232,600,0001.00 232 600 000
 Measured437,200,0001.00 437 200 000
 Indicated194,900,0001.00 194 900 000
 Mesured and Indicated632,100,0001.00 632 100 000
 Inferred196,700,0001.00 196 700 000
 Total1 061 400 0001 061 400 000
Reserves and resources of the Elkview Coal Mine (Balmer Mine)
MetalTotalReservesResourcesUnitIn situ value
ProvenProbableProven and ProbableMeasuredIndicatedMesured and IndicatedInferred
 Coal1 061 400 000 164 700 000 67 900 000 232 600 000 437 200 000 194 900 000 632 100 000 196 700 000ton US$
Data last updated on : 12/31/2008
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Cautionary Note to US Investors concerning estimates of Measured and Indicated Mineral Resources