Report summaryThe smelter was commissioned on a greenfield site in 1959 to smelt and fire-refine concentrates for the Messina Group of Mines. Anode casting facilities were added when the refinery was commissioned in 1980. Production in 1992 was affected by a six week maintenance shutdown in September/October, unscheduled power cuts and a reduction in concentrate purchases due to cash flow constraints. A lack of concentrates resulted in a further reduction in production during 1993. In January and...
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