Mitsui Mining to invest $345 mln in zinc projects


TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Japan's top zinc producer Mitsui Mining and Smelting plans to invest about 40 billion yen ($345 million)over the next 10 years in overseas zinc exploration projects, a company official said on Friday. The company aims to boost its in-house supply over the period to fully supply the material to produce about 230,000 tonnes of zinc metals a year, he said. Mitsui currently supplies about 50 percent of the raw material, which would be equivalent to about ...

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