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Zhuzhou zinc smelter

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The Zhuzhou smelter in China uses roast, leach, electrowin technology, along with the direct atmospheric leaching of concentrates, to produce slab zinc. Current capacity is 450kt/a of slab zinc, which makes Zhuzhou the largest zinc smelter in China. There are currently no plans to increase this. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues

Tables and charts

This report includes 7 images and tables including:

  • Detailed map
  • Flowsheet
  • Feed Preparation
  • Roaster and Acid Plant
  • Leaching and Purification
  • Tankhouse, Melting and Casting

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