Horsehead selects NC for new plant

Sep 19, 2011 | 05:40 PM | Anne Riley

Tags  Horsehead Holding Corp., zinc, smelter, Monaca, Pa., Rutherford County, N.C., Jim Hensler Anne Riley

NEW YORK — Horsehead Holding Corp. has selected Rutherford County, N.C., as the site for its greenfield zinc smelter, the Monaca, Pa.-based zinc producer announced late Monday.

The smelter, which is slated for completion as early as the third quarter of 2013, will operate at a rate in excess of 150,000 tons of zinc per year and will be capable of producing special-high-grade (SHG) and continuous-galvanizing-grade zinc, in addition to undisclosed volumes of prime western material, the grade the company currently makes at its Monaca smelter.....





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