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Legnica copper smelter

Legnica copper smelter

Report summary

The smelter was commissioned in 1953 as a secondary smelter to provide anodes to the adjacent Legnica refinery.  Capacity at commissioning was 38kt/a copper mainly from imported blister and blister from the ZHPMN Hutmen smelter.  In 1959 concentrate smelting using blast furnaces, Hoboken converters and an acid plant was introduced and the plant was expanded to a capacity of 50kt/a in 1968.  A further expansion to 73kt/a anode was undertaken in 1974.  Thereafter, steady minor improvements and...

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

In this report there are 13 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
    • Feed preparation
    • Smelting process
    • Auxiliary plants
  • Products
    • Production
    • Products: Table 1
    • Products allocation
  • Costs
    • Costs: Image 1
    • Costs: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
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