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18 March 2019

Odda zinc smelter

Report summary

Norzink was established in 1924 by La Compagnie Royale Asturienne des Mines.  To ensure long-term power supplies Norzink entered into a long-term contract with, and took shares (40%) in Tyssefaldene AS, the local hydroelectric company.  Initially it was intended to use an electrothermic process, but experiments were disappointing and a 36kt/a zinc electrolytic plant started production in 1929.  Power contracts with Tyssefaldene, due to expire in 2010 were renegotiated in late 2000.  From...

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  • Products
  • Costs
  • Economic assumptions

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