April 25 Canada's Teck Resources Ltd
, North America's largest producer of steelmaking coal,
reported a surge in first-quarter profit on Tuesday, lifted by
significantly higher prices for the commodity, and increased
prices of zinc and copper.
Teck, which also mines gold and silver, said adjusted profit
attributable to shareholders rose to C$671 million ($494.6
million), or C$1.16 per share, from C$18 million, or 3 Canadian
cents a share, in the first quarter of 2016.
($1 = 1.3567 Canadian dollars)
(Reporting by Susan Taylor and Abinaya Vijayaraghavan; Editing
by Gopakumar Warrier)