Throughput expansions at McArthur River

CONCENTRATOR capacity at Xstrata Zinc’s McArthur River openpit zinc-lead mine in the Northern Territory is expected to be ramped up by around 39% in annual throughput, while Xstrata Copper has confirmed a resource expansion at its Las Bambas copper district and a substantial resource at its Antapaccay copper deposit, both in southern Peru.

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In a statement released yesterday, Xstrata Zinc said McArthur River's contactor capacity will be increased from an annual throughput of 1.8 million tonnes per annum of ore to 2.