Zinc Refinery located near Townsville, Australia
Sun Metals Zinc Refinery is located 15km south of the city of Townsville in North Queensland, Australia. The refinery produces a Special High Grade of Zinc metals which meet stringent quality standards required under its registration at the London Metal Exchange. Sulphuric acid, Low grade zinc concentrate and copper cake as a secondary product, are produced and sold to the international and domestic market.
The Sun Metals site is uniquely located to take advantage of its proximity to the Southeast Asian market, abundant raw materials, and skilled labour. Raw materials are sourced from mines in Australia, Alaska and South America.Learn More
Sun Metals employ over 350 staff and contractors, primarily from the local community. Learn more about working for Sun Metals.
Sun Metals has a strong focus on being both environmentally responsible and the most competitive zinc refinery in the world.
Sun Metals produces a Special High Grade of Zinc metals, as well as other by-products from the refining process.
Zinc is a natural, protective, sustainable and environmentally friendly metal. Learn about the Sun Metals refining process.
Our mission is to become the best zinc refinery in the world.
This means that we are:
- the safest,
- the most environmentally responsible, and
- the most competitive, zinc refinery in the world.
Ark Energy presents Green Hydrogen
Ark Energy Corporation represented the Korea Zinc group at Green Hydrogen Organisation - GH2's Global Assembly and Exhibition in Barcelona this week. View the LinkedIn post by Daniel Kim,Read More
Greening the Zinc Economy
Sun Metals recently welcomed Shayne Elliott, CEO of ANZ to visit our site and hear about 'green zinc' and Sun Metals' initiatives to reach net zero emissions by 2050. ANZ has been Sun Metals' busRead More
Future Facing Metals
APAC Outlook explores Sun Metals' sustainability and expansion. (Page 115) APAC Outlook Issue 54 / Feb '22 | Magazine | APAC Outlook MagazineRead More
Littlegate Publishing explores Sun Metals' commitment to power our operations with 100% renewable electricity by 2040. (Page 13) Endeavour Magazine December 2021 - Littlegate PublishingRead More
Heavy vehicles powered by renewable hydrogen will be used in a first-of-a-kind deployment based in Townsville
ARENA has conditionally approved $3.02 million in funding to Ark Energy to support the SunHQ Hydrogen Hub project, with the project also supported by $12.5 million debt finance from the Clean Energy FRead More
Premier announces expansion of Queensland Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Jobs Fund
The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier of Queensland profiled the work Ark Energy Corporation is doing to support Sun Metals Corporation Pty Ltd become the first refineryRead More
Sun Metals’ team marks important anniversary
In May this year, Sun Metals recognised a group of employees who have spent twenty years or more working with Sun Metals. Almost 20% of the team working at Sun Metals have twenty or more years oRead More
Queensland zinc producer makes $17 million investment in CopperString 2.0
The parent company of Queensland zinc producer Sun Metals has tipped $17 million to support the development of the CopperString 2.0 transmission project, in a deal facilitated by the Queensland governRead More
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Stuart Qld 4811