Nyrstar's Port Pirie lead smelter to resume operations at end of June

Nyrstar's lead smelter at Port Pirie, Australia, will resume production at the end of June after “steam eruption” delayed the phased restart of its blast furnace, the company said this week.

Nyrstar declared force majeure on contracts to supply lead from the Port Pirie smelter - which produced 160,000 tonnes of refined lead last year while in a...


Archie Hunter

June 10, 2019

10:22 GMT