Specialty Metals

Teck is a world leader in the production of zinc and lead, and is also a significant producer of specialty metals such as germanium, indium and cadmium.

Germanium: Teck is the world’s largest integrated germanium producer. Germanium-bearing concentrates are processed at our integrated lead/zinc refinery in Trail.

Indium: Teck is one of the world’s largest integrated indium producers. Indium is produced as a co-product of the zinc smelting process at our integrated refinery in Trail.

Cadmium: Cadmium is produced as a co-product of our zinc smelting and refining process.