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LME Appoints Nyrstar and Volcan to Lead and Zinc Committee (1)

May 02, 2013

The London Metal Exchange, the world’s biggest metals marketplace, appointed Paolo Cabrejos of Volcan Cia. Minera and Nyrstar (NYR) Sales & Marketing AG’s Mike Giunti to its lead and zinc committee, according to the LME website.

Lima-based Volcan is Peru’s largest zinc producer. Brussels-based Nyrstar is the world’s second-largest refined zinc producer. The LME also appointed Steve Ball of Ocean Partners USA Inc. and Marek Drosik of Huta Cynku “Miasteczko Slaskie” SA to the committee. The next meeting is on May 23, according to the website.

The LME committees comprise producers, consumers and traders of various metals. The lead and zinc committee includes Transamine Trading SA, Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI:US) and Asturiana de Zinc SA, part of Xstrata.

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