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Townsville zinc smelter

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In the early 1990s Korea Zinc started studying the feasibility of building a new zinc smelter in Australia to service the growing Asia - Pacific markets. Sites at either Gladstone or Townsville had been considered, the final choice being the latter. The smelter is located on the coast making it a custom smelter, close to Australian sources of feed, but not wholly dependent upon them. The majority of the product zinc is exported. In 1998 Korea Zinc indicated an interest in selling a share...

Table of contents

  • Emissions
  • Residue Disposal
  • Environmental
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2020

Tables and charts

This report includes 8 images and tables including:

  • Townsville 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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    Townsville zinc smelter

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