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Samsun copper smelter

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20 August 2018

Samsun copper smelter

Report summary

The plant is located at Samsun on the Black Sea coast approximately 320km northeast of Ankara.  The smelter uses Outokumpu flash furnace and Peirce-Smith converter technology and was commissioned in 1973. A major expansion project was started in early 1987 to expand the capacity to 39kt/a copper and 282kt/a acid.  The smelter and gas cleaning work was undertaken by Sumitomo, while Italipiani expanded the acid plant.  The total cost of the project was US$28M and the smelter re-commissioned in...

Table of contents

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

Tables and charts

This report includes 11 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Detailed map
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Flowsheet
  • Feed preparation
  • Smelting process
  • Auxiliary plants
  • Production
  • Products: Table 1
  • Products allocation
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1

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