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Onahama copper smelter

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29 November 2018

Onahama copper smelter

Report summary

The smelter was constructed in 1965 as a custom smelter using conventional reverberatory/converter technology. Originally the reverberatory furnaces were oil fired but economics dictated conversion to coal firing in 1979. Additionally a tyre shredder and an oil pyrolysis plant were installed to enable used tyres to be consumed as a fuel and to further reduce fuel costs. The cost of tyres is negative i.e. there is a charge for their disposal. However, increasing use of tyres by the cement...

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  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants
  • Environmental
  • Products allocation

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