"The anticipated recovery of zinc metal markets early in 2003 is simply not taking place," said Daniel Picard, general manager of the Kidd Metallurgical Division.
The met division employees 295 people. There will be some temporary layoffs, but workers will fill in for others during vacations, be reassigned to other duties in the division, perform scheduled annual maintenance, or take vacation themselves.
Further information is available from Kevin Molnar, manager of human resources, at 705-235-8121 ext. 7631 or [email protected].