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Tres Marias zinc smelter

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The Tres Marias Smelter was built to treat the oxide/silicate concentrate from the wholly owned Vazante open pit mines (calamine). Production commenced in 1969 with a capacity of 10kt/a. In the late 1980s a new pressure filtration plant for leach residues, engineered by Bokola, was installed to improve leach extraction. By several expansions capacity had reached 80kt/a by 1993. Reserves at the Vazante mine have gradually been depleted and it has now become necessary to mine underground,...

Table of contents

  • Emissions
  • Other
  • 2004
  • 2006-2007
  • 2012
  • 2018
  • 2020

Tables and charts

This report includes 8 images and tables including:

  • Tres Marias 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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