The Russian Copper Company produces zinc concentrate by enriching of zinc ore. Zinc concentrate is then used for producing zinc metal.
Zinc concentrate is produced by three enterprises within the RCC Group:
Nowadays, zinc is used in various spheres, e.g. to protect steel from corrosion andto produce high energy intensity zinc-air batteries, chemical power sources, optical glass, luminophors, medicine, etc.
In 2016, RCC’s overall production of zinc concentrate in Russia and Kazakhstan was 53,600 tons.