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By Shane Lasley
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Teck begins to solve Red Dog water issues

Tailings dam lift, added treatment capacity adds flexibility North of 60 Mining News – October 30, 2020

 

Last updated 11/5/2020 at 6:52pm

Heavy rain and snow due to climate change causing water issues at Red Dog

NANA Corp.

Zinc production at the Red Dog Mine begins to improve as Teck resolves water storage and maintenance issues.

Teck Resources Ltd. Oct. 27 reported that water-related restrictions and unexpected repairs at Red Dog slowed zinc and lead production at this mine in Southwest Alaska during the third quarter.

During the three months ending Sept. 30, the Red Dog Mine produced 123,300 metric tons (271.8 million pounds) of zinc, which is a 20% drop from the 153,100 metric tons (337.5 million lb) produced during...



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