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By Shane Lasley
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Red Dog third quarter zinc output drops

Teck deals with maintenance, unruly weather at Alaska mine North of 60 Mining News – October 29, 2021

 

Last updated 11/4/2021 at 3:05pm

Red Dog Mine NANA Teck Resources Q3 zinc production third quarter Alaska

NANA Corp.

The Red Dog Mine is on pace to produce more than 1.1 billion pounds of zinc and 200 million lb of lead during 2021.

Teck Resources Ltd. Oct. 27 reported that the Red Dog Mine produced 378,000 metric tons (833.3 million pounds) of zinc during the first months of 2021, a roughly 10% increase over the 344,600 metric tons (759.7 million lb) of the galvanizing metal produced at the midway point of 2020.

Likewise, the Northwest Alaska mine produced 78,700 metric tons (173.5 million lb) of lead during the three qua...



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