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Kardjali zinc smelter



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Report summary

The smelter at Kardjali was constructed in the mid 1950s to treat concentrates from the Rhodopi region of Bulgaria.  Reserves have, however, steadily declined, and the majority of concentrates are now imported.  Domestic ore comes from the local mines of Madan, Rudozen, Erma Reka and Zlatograd to the concentrator at Kardjali.  The capacity of the Kardjali zinc smelter is 28kt/a zinc, and there is also a lead smelter with a capacity of 33kt/a lead.  The lead smelter is a traditional...

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    Kardjali (Electrolytic) closed zinc smelter

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    Kardjali zinc smelter

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Projects
    • Location / Transport
    • Conc. Receipt / Storage
    • Roaster
    • Acid Plant
    • Leach Plant
    • Purification
    • Tankhouse
    • Casting Plant
    • Residue Disposal
    • Other
  • Products
  • Economic assumptions

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