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By Shane Lasley
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Strong Red Dog zinc production continues

Northwest Alaska mine posts another quarter of rising output North of 60 Mining News – October 28, 2022

 

Last updated 10/27/2022 at 3:40pm

Enormous metal buildings store zinc, lead concentrates from Red Dog Mine.

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority

The first shipments of zinc and lead concentrates from the Delong Mountain Transportation System port began in early July, and the final shipments are expected to be sent out by the end of this month.

Teck Resources Ltd. Oct. 27 reported another quarter of rising zinc production and revenues from its Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska.

During the third quarter of this year, Red Dog produced 157,800 metric tons (347.9 million pounds) of zinc, nearly 10% higher than the 143,800 metric tons (317 million lb) produced during the previous quarter and a 34% jump over the 118,000 metric tons (309.3 mi...



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