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Gaspe copper smelter

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09 June 2017

Gaspe copper smelter

Report summary

The 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...

Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
    • Feed preparation
    • Smelting process
    • Auxiliary plants

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  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Detailed map
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Flowsheet
  • Process overview: Table 1
  • Process overview: Table 2
  • Process overview: Table 3

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