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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

More Red Dog zinc

Improved recoveries up 2017 output, expanding discoveries for the future

 

Last updated 1/11/2018 at 5pm



After getting off to a relatively slow start, the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska is finishing 2017 strong.

Teck Resources Ltd., the operator at Red Dog, said it now expects the mine to produce up to 550,000 metric tons of zinc this year, which is about 12 percent more than the company was anticipating at mid-year.

Adding to the good news for near-term production at Red Dog, Teck reported...



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