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Ronnskar copper smelter



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Report summary

The Ronnskar copper smelter was commissioned in 1930 to treat concentrates from the company's own mines.  A lead smelter was constructed on the same site in 1943. Currently the primary lead smelting is undertaken in a TBRC that is also used in campaigns for burning and melting plastic insulated copper scrap.  An allowance for the use of the TBRC is included in the copper analysis given here.  Similarly, the slag fuming furnace is operated primarily for the recovery of zinc, ~10% of which...

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Table of contents

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

Tables and charts

This report includes 13 images and tables including:


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


  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Production
  • Costs: Image 1

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