Construction of SSR’s Argentine lead project on track; first metal to flow in H2

The construction of SSR Mining’s project in Argentina, projected to produce more than 15,875 tonnes per year of lead metal, started this month with the first ore feed expected in the second half of 2018.

This year’s guidance for lead production is up to 12.5 million lb (5,670 tonnes), SSR spokeswoman Stacey Pavlova told Metal Bulletin. The first ores from the Chinchillas lead, silver and zinc project will be delivered to the nearby Pirquitas mill and concentrator, the...

Published

Julian Luk

January 24, 2018

12:09 GMT

London