Report summaryThe smelter was commissioned in 1932 to treat concentrate from the adjacent Roan Antelope mine. Since commissioning it has used conventional reverberatory furnace and Peirce-Smith converter technology. By the late 1960s, with three reverberatory furnaces and four Peirce-Smith converters, capacity had reached 120kt/a. During the 1980s production decreased in line with concentrate availability until one reverberatory furnace was demolished and only one was in use. In recent times, the...
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