Central Asia Metals operations on track to meet 2019 production targets

Central Asia Metals is well placed to hit its output targets for 2019, after meeting expectations for copper, zinc and lead output in the first half of the year, the company said on Wednesday July 10.

During the six-month period, the company produced 6,594 tonnes of copper, 11,517 tonnes of zinc in concentrate and 14,357 tonnes of lead in concentrate, the company said. Central Asia Metals’ guidance for the whole of 2019 is 12,500-13,500 tonnes for copper, 22,000-24,000 tonnes for zinc and 28,000-30,000 tonnes of lead. “Today’s update demonstrates another period of consistent delivery from our low-cost Sasa and Kounrad operations, and we are pleased to be on track to meet our 2019 production guidance for all three base metals,” said chief executive officer Nigel Robinson....

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Consuelo de la Jara

July 10, 2019

16:57 GMT

London