Nexa Resources resumes output at Atacocha zinc-lead unit in Peru

Base metals producer Nexa Resources has restarted production at its San Gerardo open-pit mine in central Peru and has already reached full zinc-lead capacity usage, after an outage lasting almost two weeks because of road blockades, the Brazil-based company said on Monday May 23.

There was a loss of around 300 tonnes of zinc output because of the stoppage, but those volumes were expected to be recovered in the coming months, Nexa added. Consequently,...

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Renato Rostás

May 24, 2022

13:00 GMT

São Paulo