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Nyrstar N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap (a Dutch public company structure)
Traded as EuronextNYR
Industry Metallurgy
Founded 2007
Headquarters Zurich, Switzerland (corporate), Balen, Belgium (operational)
Key people
Hilmar Rode (CEO),[1] Martyn Konig (Chairman) [2]
Products Smelting and alloying of zinc and lead; sulphuric acid production; gold, silver and copper (as by-products)
Revenue €2.7 billion (2016)[3]
Number of employees
4,300 (Feb 2017)[4]
Website www.nyrstar.com

Nyrstar N.V is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals, such as copper, gold and silver. Nyrstar has mining and smelting operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia. Nyrstar was created in 2007 by combining the zinc smelting and alloying operations of Zinifex (an Australian mining company, now merged with Oxiana Limited to form OZ Minerals) and Umicore (a Belgian materials technology company).[5] It is incorporated in Belgium and has its corporate office in Switzerland. Nyrstar is listed on Euronext Brussels.[6]


Nyrstar has 7 mines in total: in Canada, Mexico, Peru and the United States. Nyrstar has 6 smelters (in Australia, Belgium, France, Netherlands, and the United States) and 1 fumer in Norway. [6][7]


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