Report summaryThe refinery is located at El Paso, Texas and has excellent road and rail links with both smelters and customers. The plant was established by Phelps Dodge Corporation, a major producer of primary copper, and the Nichols Copper Company, a pioneer developer of electrolytic refining that had previously refined Phelps Dodge copper at its Laurel Hill refinery in New York. El Paso was chosen as the site for the refinery because of its excellent rail links, labour availability, existing utilities...
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