The largest zinc mine in Europe is stopped because of accident

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The Swedish company reported Boliden about an emergency stop of production on the largest in Europe to zinc mine Tara in Ireland. During drilling of an air shaft water which arrives more inside rushed, than manage to pump out. As company declares, it is not known yet, what is the time will occupy accident elimination. Production of ore is suspended as the personnel is concentrated on rescue of the equipment and prevention of flooding of mine. In 2020 on Tara 2,32 million t of ore were extracted. The volume of productions made 127 thousand tons of zinc and 14 thousand tons of a lead concentrate. Besides, at the enterprise...
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