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Tamano copper smelter

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The smelter was originally built on a greenfield site in 1972. In 1975 the lime scrubbing plant was installed to reduce the pollution from fugitive fume. Production capacity was expanded by the addition of an oxygen plant in 1981. Further capacity increases were achieved in 1984 by the addition of a second oxygen plant and at the same time acid plant tailgas was routed to the lime scrubbing plant, achieving an overall sulphur fixation over 99.9%. During 1989/90 the converters were...

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Table of contents

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

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This report includes 13 images and tables including:


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


  • 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

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