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Baiyin North West zinc smelter

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05 March 2019

Baiyin North West zinc smelter

Report summary

Construction of the Baiyin North West Zinc Smelter (BNWZS) commenced in the late 1980s and it was commissioned in 1992. The BNWZS had a nominal capacity of 100kt/a-slab zinc and uses the Jarosite Process. However official capacity is now reported at 130kt/a but this is due to the incorporation of capacity from another plant acquired by the Baiyin Group in 2012. 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.

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