Dugald River Achieves Commercial Production

MMG Ltd.’s Dugald River zinc operation in Queensland, Australia, achieved commercial production on May 1, according to the company. Executive General Manager Operations, Africa, Australia and Asia Mark Davis said the ramp up of the plant is progressing on schedule and commercial production has been reached in line with guidance to the market.

“Dugald River is a world-class operation that has been delivered under budget and ahead of schedule,” he said. “Its successful achievement of the commercial production milestone inside five months of first concentrate delivers on our commitment to drive value for shareholders.”

He added that the company is re-emerging as a major zinc player and once Dugald River completes its ramp up and is fully operational, it will be one of the world’s top 10 zinc mines.

“We remain positive about the longterm fundamentals for zinc and Dugald River has come into production at a time of tightening global supply and strong prices,” Davis added.

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