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Kidd Creek zinc smelter


Kidd Creek zinc smelter

Report summary

The Kidd Creek zinc smelter was commissioned in 1972 with a capacity of 105kt/a cathode zinc to treat concentrate from the Kidd Creek mine.  The Kiddmet site is shared with a 145kt/a copper smelter, commissioned in 1981.  Noranda's ownership of Falconbridge slowly increased in the late 1990s/early 2000s, Noranda acting as selling agent for Kidd Creek's zinc and Norfalco for its sulphuric acid.  Falconbridge and Noranda merged in June 2005.  Xstrata bought Falconbridge in August...

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Description

This Zinc Metals Smelter report provides a detailed analysis of the cost profile, process overview, products and key issues for this asset, as well as a detailed location map.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Process overview
    • Location / Transport
    • Conc. Receipt / Storage
    • Roaster
    • Acid Plant
    • Leach Plant
    • Purification
    • Tankhouse
    • Casting Plant
    • Residue Disposal
    • Other
  • Products
  • Economic assumptions

In this report there are 3 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Location maps: Image 1
  • Process overview
    • Flowsheet
  • Products
  • Economic assumptions
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