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By Shane Lasley
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Water slows 2020 Red Dog zinc production

Teck enhances water management at NW Alaska operation North of 60 Mining News – February 19, 2021


Last updated 2/25/2021 at 3:12pm

Teck Resources AIDEA Red Dog Mine Alaska RACE21 zinc lead mine production

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority

Concentrates containing 1.1 billion lb of zinc and 215 million lb of lead were shipped from Teck's Red Dog Mine during 2020.

Teck Resources Ltd. Feb. 18 reported that the Red Dog Mine produced 490,700 metric tons (1.08 billion pounds) of zinc during 2020, a roughly 11% drop from the 552,400 metric tons (1.22 billion lb) of the galvanizing metal produced in 2019.

Lead production at the Northwest Alaska operation was also down slightly from the 102,800 metric tons (226.6 million lb) produced in 2019 to the 97,500 metri...

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