INTL LEAD & ZINC CONF: Kazakhstan mine capacity tops prospective world zinc production ex-China – ILZSG

Zinc mining output in Kazakhstan is expected to augment the world’s production figures ex-China in 2019 and beyond, a representative from the International Lead & Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) said on Monday April 15.

The Obruchevskoe, Shalkiya and Zhairem mining facilities in Kazakhstan will have total capacity to produce 355,000 tonnes per year of zinc-contained when they open between 2019 and 2021, Joao Jorge, director of market research and statistics at ILZSG told delegates at Fastmarkets’ International Lead & Zinc conference in London. The ILZSG expects total global zinc-contained capacity to total 980,000 tpy between 2019-2021. The Obruchevskoe deposit, an underground mining deposit operated by Kazzinc Mineral Resources...

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Hassan Butt

April 15, 2019

16:50 GMT

London