Teck Resources hesitant to reopen Quintette Mine near Tumbler Ridge

However, Teck says it is waiting for market conditions to improve, after coal prices dropped drastically due to growing supply across the country. 

The Globe reports a decision on whether to continue with the restart is expected by next April or May. 

If the company does go ahead with reopening, the open pit mine is expected to produce three million metric tonnes a year of steel-making coal to be shipped out of Prince Rupert to international markets, creating up to 500 full-time jobs.

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