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:
Aleksandrinskaya Mining Company (Chelyabinsk Region, Russia)
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.