After reviewing a century of Canadian mining in his new book, Teck Chair Norman Keevil tells E&MJ two lawsuits shed light on the legal implications of seemingly mundane exploration contract negotiations

By Jesse Morton, Technical Writer

The idea, Teck Resources Chair Dr. Norman B. Keevil said, was to write a history of the family business and to summarize roughly a century of Canadian mining history. The resulting 460-page book, Never Rest on Your Ores: Building a Mining Company, One Stone at a Time, released last year, homes in on a number of topics and provides several lessons on goal-generation and macro strategy, long-term decision-making, and strategic consolidation in a sometimes-tumultuous sector.

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