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Red Dog churns out 1.3B lb zinc in 2018

North of 60 Mining News – February 15, 2019

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 12 reported that the Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska produced 583,200 metric tons (1.29 billion pounds) of zinc during 2018, a roughly 8 percent increase over the 541.9 metric tons (1.19 billion lb) of the galvanizing metal produced in 2017. The operation also produced 98,400 metric tons (217 million lb) of lead last year, which is down about 12 percent from the prev...

 

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