NEWSBREAK: Nystar's Port Pirie lead smelter shut again on fresh furnace outage

Nyrstar’s Port Pirie lead smelter in South Australia has incurred another production setback and its TSL furnace will be closed “for a number of weeks” for repairs, the company confirmed to Fastmarkets.

“An incident occurred with the hearth in the Primary Smelter which has resulted in a forced shutdown,” a statement for the company’s owner and operator, Trafigura, said in response to Fastmarkets inquiries on Friday August 9, adding that there...


Archie Hunter

August 12, 2019

08:55 GMT