State to invest $ 345 mn in a zinc plant in Oruro

One of the projects with the highest investment announced on the occasion was the construction of a zinc smelting, refining and concentrates plant with an investment of US $ 295 million and an additional US $ 50 million for the operating part. President Arce said “the objective of this project is to contribute to the industrialization of the metallurgical mining sector,” and explained that in Bolivia there is a production capacity of 111,000 tons per year. Source: La Razon