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By Shane Lasley
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Power system issues slow Red Dog output

Teck still expects more than 1.2B lb of zinc from mine in 2023 North of 60 Mining News – July 28, 2023


Last updated 8/10/2023 at 1:48pm

The red, white, and blue buildings at Red Dog reflect off tailings pond water.

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Along with being one of the world's largest suppliers of zinc, the Red Dog mine on Alaska Native-owned lands is a globally significant source of germanium, silver, and lead.

Teck Resources Ltd. July 26 reported that power system issues at Red Dog impacted second-quarter production at this world-class zinc mine in Northwest Alaska.

Over the three months ending June 30, Red Dog produced 133,700 metric tons (294.8 million pounds) of zinc, which is 7% lower than the 143,800 metric tons (317 million lb) produced during the same period of 2022.

Teck attributes the drop i...

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