Strike prompts new zinc high

THE world zinc and lead market received a fresh shock overnight when workers at Peru’s Atacocha mine threatened to walk off the job.

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The mine produces around 25,000 tonnes of zinc a year, plus 13,000 tonnes of lead. It employs 1700 workers who are in a wages dispute with the owner, Companhia Minera Atacocha.

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