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Copper Cliff copper smelter



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Report summary

The smelter was commissioned in 1930 as a copper/nickel smelter and many process schemes have been used since that time. Initially the smelting of copper concentrates was undertaken in reverberatory furnaces but in 1952 the use of the Inco flash furnace was introduced, and it was ultimately the only furnace used for copper concentrates. Since 1948, the nickel smelter has been separating Cu and Ni by slowly cooling matte, followed by crushing, grinding and flotation of Cu2S and Ni3S2...

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Process overview
    • Production
  • Costs
  • Projects
  • Economic assumptions

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This report includes 13 images and tables including:


  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Costs: Image 1
  • Products: Image 1


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Feed preparation
  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants
  • Costs: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Products: Table 1
  • Products allocation

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