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By Shane Lasley
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Mill enhancements slow Red Dog output

Installed upgrades expected to increase throughput at mine North of 60 Mining News – March 1, 2020


Last updated 9/26/2020 at 12:18pm

Lynden truck at Teck Resources Red Dog zinc lead silver mine Northwest Alaska

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority

Truckload of Red Dog zinc concentrates on its way to the Delong Mountain Transportation System port, where it is stored until the summer shipping season in Northwest Alaska.

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 12 reported that the Red Dog Mine produced 552,400 metric tons (1.22 billion pounds) of zinc during 2019, down about 5% from the 583,200 metric tons (1.29 billion lb) of the galvanizing metal produced in 2018.

The Northwest Alaska operation also produced 102,800 metric tons (226.6 million lb) of lead last year, which is a more than 4% increase over the 98,400 (217 mill...

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