March 23 Noranda Income Fund said on
Thursday that zinc production at a Quebec plant, which was hit
by a strike, was at 50-60 percent of normal operating levels.
The company said in February that the plant's 371 unionized
workers, represented by the United Steelworkers of America,
walked off the job after the two sides failed to agree on
changes to a proposed pension plan in a new collective
Earlier this month, Noranda said it was deferring its 2017
zinc production and sales forecasts due to the strike.
(Reporting by Ahmed Farhatha in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil