Teck Cominco Alaska Incorporated is owned and operated by Teck Cominco Limited, which is one of the largest mining, mineral processing and metallurgical companies of the United States. It produces copper, metallurgical coal and zinc, gold, molybdenum and specialty metals. The company specializes in a range of activities related to mining, including exploration, development, smelting, refining, safety, environmental protection, product stewardship, recycling and research. Teck Cominco has operations in more than 15 countries worldwide, including the U.S., Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa. Its products include base, specialty and precious metals, concentrates, advanced materials and industrial chemical, as well as offers geochemical analysis and technical and marketing services.