Nyrstar's US zinc mine resumed production ahead of schedule
According to foreign news August 2nd, Europe's largest producer of refined zinc - Belgium Nyrstar company reported Wednesday that the zinc Middle its Tennessee mine is located in the United States is ahead of schedule to restart the project, a total of 5-6 months the processing of 5000 tons of zinc concentrate.
In December 2015, the project entered the overhaul period, but in December last year, the company announced that, in view of the current strong zinc price, Nyrstar expects this price can be maintained, so the restoration of the project operation.
Middle Tennessee zinc mine is expected to achieve full load production in November this year, when the zinc concentrate production will reach 50 thousand tons / year.
In the first half of 2017, Nyrstar produced a total of 53 thousand tons of zinc concentrate, representing an increase of 6% over the previous year's 50 thousand tons.