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Severe winter weather slows Red Dog output

North of 60 Mining News – May 1, 2018

Teck Resources Ltd. March 24 reported that mill throughput at the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska was impacted by extreme winter weather that closed the Delong Mountain Transportation System road connecting the mine to the concentrate storage facility at the port for more than two weeks. This inability to haul concentrates forced numerous slowdowns and shutdowns of milling operations due to...


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