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Olympic Dam copper smelter

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The Olympic Dam integrated mine, mill, smelter and refinery complex was constructed as a joint venture between Western Mining Corporation and BP Minerals. The smelter was commissioned in July 1988 with a capacity of 55kt/a copper and 90kt/a acid. Early problems were encountered with hot metal handling, dust and gas handling, foaming into the waste heat boiler and waste heat boiler tube failures. The original flowsheet required anode scrap returned from the refinery to be melted in the...

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  • Flowsheet
  • Feed preparation
  • Environmental

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