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LEAD Action News Volume 12 Number 4, June 2012, ISSN 1324-6011
Incorporating Lead Aware Times ( ISSN 1440-4966) and Lead Advisory Service News (ISSN 1440-0561)
The Journal of The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
Joint Editors: Elizabeth O’Brien and Anne Roberts

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Australian Primary Lead Smelters

Researched by  Filip Szczepanski, LEAD Group mapping volunteer, and Elizabeth O’Brien Manager, Global Lead Advice and Support Service (GLASS), Sydney, Australia. Mapped by Filip Szczepanski.

1. Operation: Mount Isa Mines Copper ISASMELT™

Company: Xstrata IsaSmelt

Suburb/Town:Mt Isa

State/Territory: QLD

Website: http://www.isasmelt.com/EN/Pages/default.aspx; http://www.isasmelt.com/EN/Installations/Pages/MountIsaMinesCopperSmelter.aspx

2. Operation: North Queensland Zinc*

Company: North Queensland Zinc

Suburb/Town: Kelso

State/Territory: QLD

Website: http://www.startlocal.com.au/industrial/coppersilverleadandzincsmelting

*Queensland Department of Environment and heritage Protection could not confirm in time for our publication deadline whether this smelter is operational and we could not locate its site address online so it was not mapped

3. Operation: Townsville Copper Refinery & Port Operations

Company: Xstrata

Suburb/Town: Stuart

State/Territory: QLD

Website: http://www.xstratacopper.com/EN/Operations/Pages/TownsvilleCopperRefinery.aspx; http://www.whitepages.com.au/cp/xstrata-copper-townsville-operations-452787816q0

4. Operation: Hobart Smelter

Company: Nyrstar

Suburb/Town: Lutana

State/Territory: TAS

Website: http://www.nyrstar.com/operations/Documents/NYR1288%20HOBART%20290911.pdf

5. Operation: Port Pirie Smelter

Company: Nyrstar

Suburb/Town: Port Pirie

State/Territory: SA

Website: http://www.nyrstar.com/operations/Documents/NYR1288%20PORT%20PIRIE%20290

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