Weather impacts Horsehead’s zinc facility

Feb 05, 2014 | 02:04 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  Horsehead Holding, Jim Hensler, zinc, Mooresboro, zinc feedstock, zinc plant, LME, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — Horsehead Holding Corp. announced that the commissioning of its zinc production plant in Mooresboro, N.C., is proceeding as planned, although it is experiencing delays due to “severe weather conditions” and “relatively minor equipment debugging issues.”

The Pittsburgh-based company has begun introducing zinc feedstock as part of the commissioning process and will charge systems with sulfuric acid over the next seven days, according to Horsehead president and chief executive officer Jim Hensler.....

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