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Xamba (Zijin) zinc smelter

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05 March 2019

Xamba (Zijin) zinc smelter

Report summary

Construction of the smelter started in 2005, with completion and commissioning in May 2006. Design capacity was 100kt/a slab zinc and 190kt/a sulphuric acid. The smelter uses the Jarosite residue process. Commissioning of an expansion of the smelter by 100kt/a to 200kt/a slab zinc, comprising a separate plant alongside the existing smelter was completed in 2009. Most plant areas were twinned in the expansion, however only one casting plant is used for both production lines. 

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  • Process overview: Table 1
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  • Costs: Image 1
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  • Economic assumptions: Table 1

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