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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.

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Our mission is to become the best zinc refinery in the world.

This means that we are:

  1. the safest,
  2. the most environmentally responsible, and
  3. the most competitive, zinc refinery in the world.
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Phone+61 7 4726 6600

Fax+61 7 4726 6300


Address 1 Zinc Road
Stuart Qld 4811

Sun Metals respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land we work and live. We pay respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures Elders past, present and emerging.