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Garfield copper smelter

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Smelting has taken place on the site of the existing smelter since 1906. During 1974-1978 a major modification involved the replacement of the green feed reverberatory furnaces with Noranda reactors. The plant was closed from mid-1985 to June 1987 due to closure of the Bingham mining operations and a new anode casting system was installed prior to re-opening. Acid was first produced at the smelter in 1916 and, since 1937, nine "modern" contact acid plants have been built. In addition a...

Table of contents

  • Emissions
  • Environmental

Tables and charts

This report includes 6 images and tables including:

  • Garfield Emission Intensity Quartile Ranking - total global production - tonnes Cu
  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Feed preparation
  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants

What's included

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    Garfield copper smelter

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