Nyrstar’s 3d-qtr. zinc conc output hits record 80,000T

Oct 29, 2012 | 07:00 AM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Nyrstar, zinc in concentrate, zinc metal, zinc smelting, zinc production, lead output, Tennessee mines, Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Nyrstar NV produced a record 80,000 tonnes of zinc in concentrate during the third quarter, up 5.3 percent from the preceding three months.

The Zurich, Switzerland-based company attributed its increased recoveries to improved performance at its Tennessee mines, where production ticked up 17 percent quarter on quarter to 28,000 tonnes following the introduction of optimization programs. Total milled ore at the Tennessee mines reached....

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