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Baoji (ISF) zinc smelter

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18 November 2022

Baoji (ISF) zinc smelter

Report summary

In late-2003 construction started on a greenfield site, 27km North of Baoji, of a 100kt/a zinc-lead ISF smelter with a design capacity of 67kt/a zinc as SHG and 33kt/a refined lead. Commercial production commenced in June 2006. 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
  • Location / Transport
  • Conc. Receipt / Storage
  • Sinter Plant
  • Acid Plant
  • Smelting Furnace
  • Refining
  • Casting Plant
  • Residue Disposal
  • Other

Tables and charts

This report includes 6 images and tables including:

  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Sinter
  • Smelting
  • Refining
  • Casting

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