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Hobart zinc smelter



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Report summary

The smelter at Hobart in Tasmania produces zinc using the roast, leach, electrowin technology. The leach residue is processed using the Para-Goethite process and the final residue sent for processing to the Port Pirie smelter in Australia. The capacity of the smelter is 280kt/a slab zinc and there are no plans to increase this.

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This report includes 14 images and tables including:


  • 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


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

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