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Chelyabinsk zinc smelter

Chelyabinsk zinc smelter

Report summary

The Chelyabinsk plant was built in 1935. The Waelz process to treat neutral leach residues was introduced in the 1940s and the roasters were converted in the 1960s from multiple hearth to fluid bed roasters. Euromin initially purchased 52% of the company in the mid 1990's and then subsequently increased its holding. At 130kt/a the smelter capacity was limited by the sulphuric acid plants and by the Waelz kilns. The capacity by 2004 was considered to be 170kt/a saleable zinc, but the Waelz...

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  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Process overview
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  • Products
  • Costs
  • Economic assumptions

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  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
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  • Participation
    • Participation: Table 1
  • Process overview
    • Flowsheet
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    • Process overview: Table 3
    • Process overview: Table 4
  • Products
    • Products: Image 1
    • Products: Table 1
    • Products: Table 2
  • Costs
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    • Costs: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
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