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Campo Morado, Mexico

The Campo Morado mine is located in Guerrero State, Mexico. The area comprises 12,000 hectares in six mining concessions that are some 160 kilometers south-southwest of Mexico City. ​Production at Campo Morado has been suspended since Q1 2015 due to ongoing issues associated with security in the region.

Key facts

Location
Campo Morado, Mexico
Mine Type
underground multi-metal mine
Products

zinc concentrate, copper concentrate,
silver and gold as by-products

Employees
29 

Status of operations
indefinitely suspended

Contonga and Pucarrajo, Peru

The Contonga and Pucarrajo mines comprise approximately 4,900 hectares of mining concessions, located 500 kilometres north of Lima in the Ancash region, which is well known for its significant zinc, lead, silver, gold and copper deposits. The Contonga mine is an underground multimetallic mine with more than 25 years of operating history. The mine is currently processing approximately 1,200 tonnes of ore per day. The mine is located approximately 470 kilometers of Lima, Peru.

Key facts

Mine Type
Contonga:
underground multi-metal mine
Pucarrajo:
underground multi-metal mine
Products
Contonga:
zinc concentrate, lead concentrate, copper concentrate
Pucarrajo:
zinc concentrate, lead concentrate
Status of operations
Contonga: in operation;
Pucarrajo: in care&maintenance

Production 2015
Contonga:
12,000 tonnes of zinc in concentrate
900 tonnes of lead in concentrate
3,700 tonnes of copper in concentrate
481,000 troy ounces of silver
Pucarrajo:
no production

Coricancha, Peru

The Coricancha mine is an underground poly-metallic mine with more than 60 years of operating history, which comprises an ore processing facility, underground mine and reserves and resources containing gold, silver, zinc, lead and copper.

​The Coricancha mine was acquired by Nyrstar in October 2009.

Key facts

Mine type
underground multi-metal mine
Products
gold/silver dore, lead concentrate, zinc concentrate, copper concentrate
Employees
-

Status of operations
in care and maintenance

 

El Mochito, Honduras

The El Mochito mine is located in north-west Honduras near the town of Las Vegas in the Department of Santa Barbara. The El Mochito mine has been in operation since 1948.

Key facts

Location
Northwest Honduras, Central America
Mine Type
underground multi-metal mine
Products
zinc concentrate, lead concentrate, silver as a by-product
Employees
633
Production 2015
23,000 tonnes of zinc in concentrate
9,800 tonnes of lead in concentrate
1,105,000 troy ounces of silver

Langlois, Canada

 

Langlois mine is located in Bay James Territories, in northwest Québec, approximately 50 kilometres north east of the town of Lebel-Sur-Quévillon. The mine produces zinc and copper concentrates with lesser values of silver and gold by-products.

 

Key facts

Location
Northwest Québec, Canada
Mine type
underground multi-metal mine
Products
zinc concentrate, copper concentrate, silver as a by-product
Employees
241

Production 2015
39,900 tonnes of zinc in concentrate
2,100 tonnes of copper in concentrate
1,900 troy ounces of gold in concentrate
642,000 troy ounces of silver in concentrate

Myra Falls, Canada

The Myra Falls mine is located in a provincial park in central Vancouver Island and linked by a 90 kilometre asphalt road to the port of Campbell River. The Myra Falls mine has been in operation since 1966.

Key facts

Location
British Columbia, Canada
Mine type
underground multi-metal mine
Products
zinc concentrate, copper concentrate, lead concentrate, silver and gold as by-products
Employees
58
Status of operations
temporarily suspended

Tennessee Mines, USA

NTM was officially formed in December 2009 when the operations at Middle Tennessee (MTN) and East Tennessee (ETN) were consolidated. The MTN operations consist of three underground zinc mines; Gordonsville, Elmwood and Cumberland and a processing plant, all located in Smith County, Tennessee. The ETN complex consists of a mill and three underground zinc mines; Young, Coy and Immel. The mines are located in and around Knox, Jefferson and Grainger counties.

Key facts

Location
Tennessee, USA
Mine type
underground zinc mines
Products
zinc concentrate
Employees
550 

Production 2015
111,000 tonnes of zinc in concentrate

 

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