Fording River Mine is owned by Teck Coal and is located 29 kilometres northeast of the community of Elkford, in southeastern British Columbia. The mine is 20,304 hectares of coal lands, of which 4,263 hectares have been mined or are scheduled for mining. The coal is primarily steelmaking coal, with annual production capacities of approximately 8.7 million and 10.0 million tons. Proven and probable reserves at Fording River are projected to allow for mining at 2010 production rates for a further 33 years.
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