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Onsan copper refinery

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The refinery is located at Onsan City, near Ulsan on the south-east coast of Korea, and has good road, rail and sea links. The refinery and associated smelter were built on a greenfield site in 1980. At commissioning the refinery capacity was 80kt/a cathode, although this was increased to 100kt/a in 1986 by increasing current density and decreasing electrode spacing. In late 1988, capacity was increased to 150kt/a by the addition of 240 cells. Capacity was further increased to 175kt/a in...

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  • Summary
  • Key issues
  • Tankhouse

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  • Onsan Emission Intensity Quartile ranking - total global production - tonnes Cu
  • Detailed map
  • Casting plant

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