Report summaryThe smelter was commissioned in December 1955 to treat concentrates from the Gaspé mine. At commissioning the smelter operated a single green charge reverberatory furnace, two Peirce-Smith converters and a stationary anode furnace. In the early 1970s a fluid bed roaster was added and the reverberatory furnace converted to calcine charging. A 920t/d acid plant treating roaster and converter gas was added in 1973, and during this period the fixed anode furnace was replaced with a rotating...
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