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Chagres copper smelter

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25 November 2019

Chagres copper smelter

Report summary

Located 92km north of Santiago in Chile, Chagres operates using Flash smelting technology with a concentrate capacity of 690kt/a. The smelter also achieves highest SO2 capture levels in Chile. 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
  • Feed preparation
  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants

Tables and charts

This report includes 15 images and tables including:

  • Detailed map
  • Production
  • Product allocation

What's included

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    Chagres copper smelter.xls

    XLS 431.50 KB

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    ZIP 1.06 MB

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    Chagres copper smelter

    ZIP 1.13 MB

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