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Hikoshima zinc smelter

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Report summary

The Hikoshima smelter, located in Shimonoseki, Japan, uses roast, leach, electrowin technology to produce slab zinc. Of note is the the leach residue is sent to other smelters of Mitsui, Mining & Smelting for processing rather than being processed at Hikoshima. The current capacity is 77kt/a slab zinc and their are no plans to increase this.

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This report includes 14 images and tables including:


  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Production
  • Costs: Image 1


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Feed preparation
  • Roaster & Acid plant
  • Leaching & Purification
  • Tankhouse, melting & Casting
  • Products: Table 1
  • Costs: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Products: Table 2

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