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Kidd Creek copper smelter


Kidd Creek copper smelter

Report summary

The smelter was commissioned in 1981 with a nominal capacity of 59kt/a copper and at a cost of US$240M, including the refinery.  The potential for higher production by increased oxygen enrichment was demonstrated with purchased liquid oxygen.  Consequently, a second oxygen plant was installed in 1985 that, together with other modifications notably to the feed conveyor system, increased the plant capacity to 100kt/a.  The increased oxygen enrichment also allowed an increase in the acid plant...

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This Copper Metals Smelter report provides a detailed analysis of the cost profile, process overview, products and key issues for this asset, as well as a detailed location map.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Process overview
    • Environmental
  • Economic assumptions

In this report there are 8 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Detailed map
  • Participation
    • Participation: Table 1
  • Process overview
    • Flowsheet
    • Process overview: Table 1
    • Process overview: Table 2
    • Process overview: Table 3
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
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