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Juiz de Fora zinc smelter

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The smelter was commissioned in 1980 with a capacity of 35kt/a zinc (tankhouse-limited) and 52kt/a sulphuric acid at a cost of US$63M, location being chosen through fiscal incentives. Ownership was by a private company, Companhia Paraibuna de Metais (CPM). In 1986 a US$15M expansion increased capacity to 49kt/a zinc and rectified the tankhouse limitation, and the introduction of oxygen on the roaster in 1987 and the installation of a liquid sulphur dioxide plant increased capacity to...

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  • Emissions
  • Other

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This report includes 8 images and tables including:

  • Juiz de Fora zinc smelter Elkview Emission Intensity Quartile ranking – total global production - Tonnes Zn
  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Feed Preparation
  • Roaster and Acid Plant
  • Leaching and Purification
  • Tankhouse, Melting and Casting

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