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O'Okiep copper smelter

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Report summary

The O'okiep smelter was commissioned in 1939 and is a small reverberatory furnace based smelter without anode casting or acid plant facilities. In the past the smelter treated O'okiep concentrates and Prieska concentrates. The Prieska material was replaced with Foskor concentrate, small tonnages of other South African concentrates and, in 1992, with imported concentrate due to a substantial reduction in Foskor receipts. Limited availability of imported concentrates during 1993 to 1995...

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
    • Environmental
  • Economic assumptions

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  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Feed preparation
  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1

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