Hindustan Zinc eyeing acquisitions in US, Europe in new growth push

Parent Vedanta has zinc assets in Namibia, South Africa and Ireland

Arun Misra, Hindustan Zinc CEO

Arun Misra, Hindustan Zinc CEO

Viveat Susan Pinto Mumbai
Hindustan Zinc, a subsidiary of Vedanta, is looking to expand its operations to markets such as the US and Europe, in its next phase of growth, CEO Arun Misra said in a conversation with Business Standard.

The company, the world's second-largest zinc producer, proposes to do this by acquiring zinc assets in the US and/or Europe, Misra said, as it looks to get to a targeted mining capacity of 1.5-2 million tonnes per annum over the next few years. Most of the zinc assets are currently held by parent Vedanta in countries such as Namibia, South Africa and Ireland.


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First Published: Oct 24 2022 | 4:01 PM IST

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