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By Shane Lasley
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Zinc production rebounds at Red Dog Mine

Following strong quarter, Teck raises 2021 metals guidance North of 60 Mining News – July 30, 2021

 

Last updated 8/5/2021 at 3:43pm

NANA Corp. Teck Resources Red Dog Ming zinc Northwest Alaska RACE21

NANA Corp.

The Red Dog Mine produced 573.2 million lb of zinc during the second quarter, a 67% increase over the same period of 2020.

Teck Resources Ltd. July 28 reported that the Red Dog Mine produced 260,000 metric tons (573.2 million pounds) of zinc during the first six months of 2021, more than a 22% increase over the 212,300 metric tons (468 million lb) of the galvanizing metal produced at the midway point of 2020.

Likewise, the Northwest Alaska mine produced 54,300 metric tons (119.7 million lb) of lead during the first...



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