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Altonorte copper smelter

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25 November 2019

Altonorte copper smelter

Report summary

The smelter is located near Antofagasta and it uses the Noranda reactor technology. The smelter capacity is 1.2Mt/a conc (349kt/a copper) and its sulphur collection efficiency is 95%. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues
  • Flowsheet
  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants
  • Production
  • Products allocation

Tables and charts

This report includes 14 images and tables including:

  • Detailed map

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    Altonorte copper smelter.xls

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    ZIP 1.09 MB

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