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Torreon zinc smelter

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The zinc smelter was commissioned in 1973 with a capacity of 100kt/a, the original earlier site operation comprising a lead-silver smelting plant only. It now forms part of an integrated metallurgical complex including lead smelter, lead refinery, silver refinery and other by-product plants. It is supported by the Bermejillo Plant, which produces zinc oxide, zinc dust, zinc sulphate, cadmium oxide, copper sulphate and antimony oxide. In 1994 the Aleazinc zinc alloys plant in Ramos Arizpe...

Table of contents

  • Summary:
    • Emissions
    • Other
    • 1990-1999
    • Pre-2010
    • 2018
    • 2019
    • 2020
    • 2022

Tables and charts

This report includes 8 images and tables including:

  • Torreon Emission Intensity Quartile ranking – total global production - tonnes Zn
  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Feed Preparation
  • Roaster and Acid Plant
  • Leaching and Purification
  • Tankhouse, Melting and Casting

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