Century zinc mine on track to restart in July 2018

The Century zinc mine, the world’s third largest prior to its 2016 closure, is on track to restart production in late July and generate up to 264,000 tonnes per year of zinc.

Fully owned by New Century Resources, the mine in Australia’s Queensland is set to complete its start-up production in three months’ time, according to the company's quarterly activities report released on Wednesday.
First production, based on the reprocessing of tailings at the site, is scheduled to kick off on July 26 this year.

The mine is forecast to produce 507,000 tpy of...

Published

Julian Luk

January 31, 2018

17:35 GMT

London