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Glogow II copper smelter

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09 June 2017

Glogow II copper smelter

Report summary

The Glogow II smelter was commissioned as a state enterprise in 1978 with a capacity of 180kt/a copper, including 150kt/a ex concentrates and mainly from the company's Polkowice and Rudna mines.   By 2001 the capacity had been increased to in excess of 200kt/a due to process optimisation and de-bottlenecking. Early problems with the flash furnace concerned the concentrate grain size, feed arrangements, waste heat boiler problems and high refractory wear.  High refractory wear in the flash...

Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
    • Environmental
  • Products
  • Costs
  • Economic assumptions

Tables and charts

This report includes 13 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Detailed map
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Flowsheet
  • Feed preparation
  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants
  • Production
  • Products: Table 1
  • Products allocation
  • Costs: Image 1
  • Costs: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1

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