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Weather snows in Red Dog zinc production


Last updated 5/3/2019 at 5:07am

NANA Corp.

A truckload of concentrates leaves the Red Dog Mine to be delivered at a concentrate storage facility at the Delong Mountain Transport System port about 50 miles to the west.

Teck Resources Ltd. April 22 reported that extreme winter weather forced a closure of the Delong Mountain Transportation System road that connects the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska to the concentrate storage facility at the port for an extended period during January and February. As a result, the concentrator at Red Dog was idled for 20 days due to limited concentrate storage capacity at the...

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