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Silvercorp suspends mill after spill

Silver miner Silvercorp Metals (TSX:SVM) has temporarily suspended milling operations at its low-cost, flagship Ying Mining District in China after a tailings facility leaked into the Chong-Yang Creek.

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Mine Risk Management > Politics

Silvercorp suspends mill after spill

Silver miner Silvercorp Metals (TSX:SVM) has temporarily suspended milling operations at its low-cost, flagship Ying Mining District in China after a tailings facility leaked into the Chong-Yang Creek.

Staff reporter

Silvercorp suspends mill after spill

Tailings leaked into Chong-Yang Creek

The company said the suspension was expected to have little impact on overall production as its subsidiary Henan Found's milling capacity was about 25% higher than the mining capacity.