Shaping Tomorrow Through Technological Innovation
Case Study: Shaping Tomorrow Through Technological Innovation
Applied Research & Technology
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In 2007, Teck’s Applied Research and Technology (ART) group demonstrated how collaboration with Operations and implementation of best-in-class process technology can increase top line revenues and drive down unit costs. Continuous Improvement projects contributed about $40 million in additional operating profit to Teck in 2007.
The sustainability of Teck’s business was addressed under ART’s Environmental Technology and Knowledge Management programs. Four new Communities of Practice were established to increase knowledge transfer between technology experts in the company.