Glencore places some nickel, zinc, ferro-alloys ops on care and maintenance

Glencore is placing its Raglan nickel, Matagami zinc and South African ferro-alloys operations on care and maintenance in response to Covid-19, the company said.

Raglan and Matagami are both in Québec, Canada, where the government has ordered all non-essential businesses to close. The operations will be shut for three weeks. 
Located at the extreme limit of Northern Québec, the Raglan mine treats around 1.3 million tonnes per year of ore at the concentrator, producing more than 39,000 tpy of nickel-in-concentrate.

In Matagami, Québec, Glencore processes ore and sends zinc concentrate to the...


Andrea Hotter

March 26, 2020

14:59 GMT

New York