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Strong zinc output, prices boost Red Dog; PILT settlement pending

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 15 reported a strong finish to the year at Red Dog, resulting in the Northwest Alaska mine producing 583,000 metric tons (1.29 billion pounds) of zinc and 122,300 metric tons (269.6 million lbs) of lead in 2016.

Production of both metals exceeded the company's guidance for the year.

Teck is forecasting Red Dog to produce 545,000 to 565,000 metric tons of zinc and 110,000 t...


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