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Equipment issues slow Red Dog zinc output

Teck slightly lowers zinc guidance for Northwest Alaska mine North of 60 Mining News - October 25, 2023

Teck Resources Ltd. Oct. 24 reported that equipment failures at Red Dog impacted third-quarter production at this world-class zinc mine in Northwest Alaska.

Over the three months ending Sept. 30, Red Dog produced 124,600 metric tons (274.7 million pounds) of zinc, which is 21% lower than the 157,800 metric tons (347.9 million lb) produced during the same period of 2022.

Teck attributes the drop in...

 

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