Antamina zinc output to jump over guidance in 2020 as mine hits new ore body

The world's third biggest zinc mine, Antamina, is set to challenge for the top production spot next year.

Peru's Antamina, which is co-owned by BHP, Glencore, Mitsubishi Corp and Teck Resources, will produce close to a million tonnes of zinc concentrates in 2020, sources told Fastmarkets.

Equating to approximately 500,000 tonnes of zinc metal, this would be almost double the current zinc output at Antamina and comes as the mine again transitions to a high-zinc yielding area of its copper-zinc-lead ore...

Published

Archie Hunter

October 30, 2019

16:30 GMT

London