Mae Sod (closed) zinc mine
The company operates a zinc silicate open pit mine and a flotation plant. The zinc concentrate is trucked 80 km to the Tak zinc refinery. Mining at Mae Sod closed ahead of schedule in June 2016. The Rayong Roaster, which roasts imported sulphide concentrate to feed the Tak smelter is expected to close by the end of the year, with closure of the Tak smelter scheduled to follow in H1 2017. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.