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Kidd Creek zinc smelter

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03 December 2014

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...

Table of contents

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

Tables and charts

This report includes 3 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Flowsheet

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    Kidd Creek (Electrolytic) closed zinc smelter

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    Kidd Creek zinc smelter

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