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Valleyfield zinc smelter

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Canadian Electrolytic Zinc was created in 1961 by five Canadian mining companies to treat zinc concentrates from their mines in North Western Ontario and Quebec. The site for the smelter at Valleyfield was chosen because it is situated on the St. Lawrence Seaway and has access to competitively priced power from Hydro-Quebec's power grid. The smelter was commissioned in 1963 with a capacity of 64kt/a zinc based on calcine provided by a local sulphuric acid manufacturer. In 1966, two Lurgi...

Table of contents

  • Emissions
  • Residue Disposal
  • Other

Tables and charts

This report includes 8 images and tables including:

  • Valleyfield zinc smelter 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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