Shareholders increasingly concerned about impact of climate change Teck exec

by The Canadian Press Posted Mar 7, 2017 11:51 am MDT Last Updated Mar 7, 2017 at 12:40 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TORONTO – Teck Resources has received a growing number of inquiries from shareholders about how climate change and carbon pricing will affect its operations, an official with the Canadian mining giant said.Speaking at the world’s largest annual gathering for the mining industry, currently underway in Toronto, Chris Adachi said the company is receiving “very detailed inquiries” about climate change from investors and other stakeholders.Adachi, who helps manage Teck’s (TSX:TECK.B) carbon strategy, told attendees at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention that the inquiries have been ramping up in recent years.For example, stakeholders are asking how the company thinks about carbon pricing and various climate change scenarios during the project design process, he said.Teck is a mining and mineral development company headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. that focuses on copper, coal, zinc and energy.It owns or has interests in mines in Canada, the U.S., Peru and Chile.Follow @alexposadzki on Twitter. Shareholders increasingly concerned about impact of climate change: Teck exec read more

£35bn UK Disneyland theme park due to open in 5 years

first_imgWhat the theme park might look likeCredit:Paramount It will also feature rides from BBC Worldwide shows, along with Aardman Animations, so there could be Doctor Who-themed rollercoasters.The park will contain zones such as Adventure Isle, Land of Legends, Cartoon Circus, Starfleet Command, Action Square, Port Paramount and Entertainment City.  According to Essex Live, the plans for the park will be approved when a development consent order (DCO) is submitted to the government in November. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. What the theme park might look likecenter_img Access to the park won’t be cheap; a full-priced day ticket is expected to cost £57.Humphrey Percy , group CEO of the project’s parent company Kuwaiti European Holdings, said he is confident that plans will be approved and affordable.”We have the financial backing to take us all the way through that process,” he added.If approved by the government, building will start in 2019. A theme park dubbed ‘the UK Disneyland’ is set to open in five years according to those behind the plans.It’s due to be the first of its kind in the UK and is set to feature more than 50 rides and attractions, as well as 2,000-seat theatre.The Paramount theme park, due to be based in Dartford, Kent, will feature rides based around the films the company has produced.Paramount is behind  films such as Titanic, the Transformers series, Iron Man and Forrest Gump.  last_img read more