Vedanta to start four-month shutdown of Skorpion zinc refinery in November

Vedanta's Skorpion zinc refinery will shut for four months from November due to a lack of local concentrate feed, the company told Fastmarkets on Thursday October 10.

Skorpion is an integrated zinc mining and smelting operation located in Namibia, which produced 90,000 tonnes of refined zinc in 2018. It had been scheduled to produce 130,000 tonnes in 2020.

But the smelter will soon not have...


Archie Hunter

October 10, 2019

17:59 GMT