About Nyrstar

Nyrstar Port Pirie is part of Nyrstar, an integrated mining and metals business with market leading positions in zinc and lead. Nyrstar has operations in Europe, Australia, China, Canada, the United States and Central and Latin America and employs over 6,600 people.

The Port Pirie smelter has been in constant operation for more than 120 years. It is an integrated multi-metals facility which processes a wide range of lead rich concentrates and smelting industry by-products. As well as being one of the world's largest lead smelting facilities the operation also incorporates a lead refinery, precious metals refinery, a copper plant and a zinc plant. The plant currently has 705 employees and also counts on a large number of local contractors.

Nyrstar is committed to providing a safe environment for their employees, minimising their operations' impact on the environment and contributing to the communities in which they operate.


Nyrstar Port Pirie Fact Sheet