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By Rose Ragsdale
Mining News Contributing Writer 

Red Dog Mine gets new general manager

Veteran mining engineer sees improvements in environmental management, safety and production costs ahead for zinc/lead mine


Last updated 12/25/2005 at Noon

It is business as usual at Red Dog, the world's largest producer of zinc concentrates.

But a new general manager is in charge of guiding operations at the huge production facility 90 miles north of Kotzebue.

John Knapp, 49, took on the top job at Red Dog earlier in December, when his boss, Robert G. Scott, was appointed vice president of base metal mining at Teck Cominco Ltd., the mine's owne...

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