Our Zinc and Lead is produced mainly by the 3 polymetallic mines of Hajjar, Tighardine and Drâa Sfar in the Marrakech region. The Group’s polymetallic activity has been carried out since 1988 by the subsidiary CMG (Compagnie Minière de Guemassa) which mainly produces Zinc and Lead concentrates.
Zinc, an abundant ore with many applications
Zinc is a bluish-grey ore which is relatively abundant in the Earth’s crust. It is well-known for its excellent corrosion-resistance. It is also an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. Zinc is mainly used to galvanize steel intended for construction, the automotive industry and domestic appliances.