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  • Mopani Copper Mine smelter upgrade completed ahead of ...

    The smelter was done in three phases to address the sulphur dioxide emissions which were at 100 per cent from 1937 to Glencore’s investment in 2000 since the company took over operations. Mopani Copper Mines, he added was committed to upgrading the smelter to comply with international standards just after the acquisition of the asset in 2000.

  • MUFULIRA SMELTER UPGRADE PROJECT - ‘INDUSTRY’

    MUFULIRA SMELTER UPGRADE PROJECT - ‘INDUSTRY’ SMELTING ON THE ZAMBIAN COPPERBELT Published: 2005 J. Ross – Metallurgical Manager, Smelter and Concentrator D. de Vries – Smelter Project Process Engineer Mopani Copper Mines PLC P.O. Box 22000 Kitwe, ZAMBIA

  • Zambia - Glencore

    In 2014, we completed a $500 million, three-stage upgrade of the copper smelter at Mopani to improve its emission capture. We engage with community members on issues that affect them, including the impact of historical levels of SO₂ emissions.

  • Recent News Archives - Page 37 of 37 - Zambian Mining News

    Trident acquires royalty over Zambian copper mine; Slow border logistics is costing Africa a fortune and must be brought to an end; Zambia’s Arc Minerals second season of exploration resumes; Glencore pays $1.3bn to SA government in 2019; SANDVIK ZAMBIA STEPS UP TO ASSIST IN COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS; KCM and CEC Power Supply Agreement (PSA)

  • An Overview of Copper Smelting in Southern Africa

    anode furnaces. The smelter produced its first copper in December 2014. Refractory installation throughout the plant was completed in March 2015 by the Dickinson Group. The Kansanshi plant was already a major producer of SX–EW copper when they chose to expand their operation by installing a copper smelter.

  • Congo and Zambia win fight with copper miners but at a ...

    A new 5.0-percent import tax on copper concentrates has halted the flow of raw materials from Congo to smelters in Zambia. The latter has excess smelting capacity, the former too little.

  • Zambia copper smelter refractory installation completed

    Dickinson Group previously partnered with FQM and ZCCM-IH in Zambia when it completed the R13-million smelter shutdown and rebuild project at the Mopani copper mine, in June last year.

  • Zambia’s Advanced, World-Class Copper Smelter in Action

    By August 2016, the smelter was treating equal proportions of copper concentrate from Kansanshi and Sentinel, and comfortably turning out 28 000 tonnes of finished anode copper a month. The smelter played a key role in Kansanshi’s excellent 2016 financial results, when the mine produced some of its best quarterly production figures and again ...

  • Mopani Copper - Sulphuric Acid

    December 13, 2013 - MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM)’s Mufulira smelter upgrade project at a cost of US$460 million is earmarked for completion by end of first quarter 2014. The upgrading of the smelter involving installation of three converters and construction of two acid plants executed under a three-phased programme beginning 2004, once ...

  • Congo and Zambia win fight with copper miners but at a ...

    A new 5.0-percent import tax on copper concentrates has halted the flow of raw materials from Congo to smelters in Zambia. The latter has excess smelting capacity, the former too little.

  • Zambia copper smelter refractory installation completed

    Dickinson Group previously partnered with FQM and ZCCM-IH in Zambia when it completed the R13-million smelter shutdown and rebuild project at the Mopani copper mine, in June last year.

  • Zambia’s Advanced, World-Class Copper Smelter in Action

    By August 2016, the smelter was treating equal proportions of copper concentrate from Kansanshi and Sentinel, and comfortably turning out 28 000 tonnes of finished anode copper a month. The smelter played a key role in Kansanshi’s excellent 2016 financial results, when the mine produced some of its best quarterly production figures and again ...

  • Mopani Copper - Sulphuric Acid

    December 13, 2013 - MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM)’s Mufulira smelter upgrade project at a cost of US$460 million is earmarked for completion by end of first quarter 2014. The upgrading of the smelter involving installation of three converters and construction of two acid plants executed under a three-phased programme beginning 2004, once ...

  • CENTUM Selected for Zambian Copper Smelter Upgrade Project ...

    Mufulira smelter. Mopani Copper's Mufulira smelter in Zambia originally processed over 400,000 tons per annum (tpa) of copper concentrates, most of which was sourced from its own mines. Some feed was obtained from surrounding operations in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • Chinese smelter to process Lumwana copper in Zambia - Reuters

    Feb 16, 2007  China's Chambishi copper smelter in Zambia has agreed to process 230,000 tonnes of copper concentrate per year from Lumwana Copper Mines under a new five-year deal, Lumwana's owners said on Friday.

  • Production of cobalt from copper-cobalt ores on the ...

    Copper removal is achieved by raising the pH to about 6, and precipitating copper in the form of a copper-cobalt basic sulphate, which can be represented as xMSO 4.yM(OH) 2 zH 2 O where M is either copper or cobalt, and x, y, and z are relative proportions. Because the ratio of cobalt to copper in the precipitated solids may be as high as 0.1 ...

  • Roy Hamalala - Metallurgical Engineer - Konkola Copper ...

    Plant Controller Smelter - Konkola Copper Mines plc, Zambia Konkola Copper MIines January 2007 – January 2010 3 years 1 month. Zambia. Day to day running of the Power plant, Oxygen plant ...

  • 职位: Metallurgical Engineer at Konkola
  • Zambia's KCM smelter shut down earlier than planned after ...

    Oct 09, 2019  Zambia's Konkola Copper Mines (kCM) smelter was on Wednesday shut down for annual maintenance two days earlier than planned after a

  • RPT-COLUMN-Congo and Zambia win fight with copper miners ...

    A new 5.0-percent import tax on copper concentrates has halted the flow of raw materials from Congo to smelters in Zambia. The latter has excess smelting capacity, the former too little.

  • FQM Zambia copper smelter nearing commercial production

    Jun 29, 2015  First Quantum Minerals ’ or FQM Zambia’s new copper smelter in Zambia is performing so well since its hot commissioning start in February 2015, the company expects to declare commercial production in Q3, ahead of the previous Q1, 2016 expectation.. The daily copper concentrate throughput currently averages 3 000 t with periods in excess of the 3 500 tpd nameplate capacity.

  • Zambia : Kansanshi Mine explains job cuts

    Lusaka - Zambia: The Mining firm says construction of the copper smelter at Kansanshi Mine was completed in December 2014, and that the demobilization of

  • Zambia : MOPANI promises to end sulphur emissions in 2014

    Mopani Smelter in Mufulira. MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM)’s Mufulira smelter upgrade project at a cost of US$460 million is earmarked for completion by end of first quarter 2014.

  • Codelco to shut two copper smelters for upgrades as Chile ...

    The Chuquicamata smelter has capacity to treat 1.4 million mt/year of concentrate, while Potrerillos can treat 650,000 mt/year. Codelco is investing $1 billion to upgrade the Chuquicamata smelter, upgrading the flash furnace to replace the Teniente convertor as well as new acid plants, concentrates drying system and gas treatment plant.

  • CENTUM Selected for Zambian Copper Smelter Upgrade Project ...

    Mufulira smelter. Mopani Copper's Mufulira smelter in Zambia originally processed over 400,000 tons per annum (tpa) of copper concentrates, most of which was sourced from its own mines. Some feed was obtained from surrounding operations in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • FQM Zambia copper smelter nearing commercial production

    Jun 29, 2015  First Quantum Minerals ’ or FQM Zambia’s new copper smelter in Zambia is performing so well since its hot commissioning start in February 2015, the company expects to declare commercial production in Q3, ahead of the previous Q1, 2016 expectation.. The daily copper concentrate throughput currently averages 3 000 t with periods in excess of the 3 500 tpd nameplate capacity.

  • Zambia : Kansanshi Mine explains job cuts

    Lusaka - Zambia: The Mining firm says construction of the copper smelter at Kansanshi Mine was completed in December 2014, and that the demobilization of

  • Zambia : MOPANI promises to end sulphur emissions in 2014

    Mopani Smelter in Mufulira. MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM)’s Mufulira smelter upgrade project at a cost of US$460 million is earmarked for completion by end of first quarter 2014.

  • Codelco to shut two copper smelters for upgrades as Chile ...

    The Chuquicamata smelter has capacity to treat 1.4 million mt/year of concentrate, while Potrerillos can treat 650,000 mt/year. Codelco is investing $1 billion to upgrade the Chuquicamata smelter, upgrading the flash furnace to replace the Teniente convertor as well as new acid plants, concentrates drying system and gas treatment plant.

  • First Quantum Starts Up Copper Mine in Zambia Amid Tax Row ...

    Dec 30, 2014  First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is starting up a Zambian copper mine to feed an $850 million smelter the Canadian producer began operating last weekend amid friction between the

  • Zambia's politics of copper mining - Global Journalist

    Nov 22, 2013  Zambian workers constructing a new $300 million copper smelter in Chingola, Zambia, in this Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006 file photo. Surging global demand for copper has breathed new life into the mining industry in Chingola, a short drive from the Congolese border on top of some of the richest copper deposits in the world.

  • Zambia: U.S.$220 Million Chambishi Copper Smelter Project ...

    The second phase of the $220 million Chambishi Copper smelter (CCS) expansion project to produce 250,000 tonnes of copper blisters, has reached an advanced stage and is expected to be completed ...

  • Copper Refinery Modernisation, Mopani Copper Mines Plc ...

    Copper Cobalt Africa, incorporating the 9th Southern African Base Metals Conference Livingstone, Zambia, 10–12 July 2018 Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 1 Copper Refinery Modernisation, Mopani Copper Mines Plc,

  • CENTUM Selected for Zambian Copper Smelter Upgrade

    Mufulira, Zambia January 2005 September 2006 Mining Executive Summary Mopani Copper’s Mufulira smelter in Zambia originally processed over 400,000 tons per annum (tpa) of copper concentrates, most of which was sourced from its own mines. Some feed was obtained from surrounding operations in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • Smelter shelter Evolution Online

    Dec 16, 2011  The 311,000-tonne-capacity smelter, which became fully operational in October 2008, is the only direct-to-blister smelter in Zambia and one of only a few in the world based on this technology. “Since the smelter has been in commission, SKF’s monitoring has helped us avoid downtime, which is the critical thing,” says Rajesh Luhadia, KCM ...

  • How KCM is killing the Zambian Copperbelt. Part 2: air ...

    Like Vedanta’s Tuticorin copper smelter, the Nchanga smelter already has a history of accidents and explosions occurring in the plant, which endanger both the workers, and the neighbouring communities. The East 1 st Street residents recall major incidents in March 2009, 2010, 2013, 2 nd July 2014 and 26 th December 2015. Each time they heard ...

  • Kansanshi Mining PLC - Sulphuric Acid

    The concentrate is then transported to the nearest smelter to be turned into finished copper, at an agreed smelting fee. “Although most copper mines don’t require their own smelter, there was a compelling case back in 2011 for Kansanshi to build one,” says Hunt.

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    Standard Approvals for nickel at its Copper Cliff Smelter. #501-11-rv0 is a 24-hr Site-Specific Standard Approval, which expired on June 30, 2016 when the nickel standard changes from a 24-hr to an annual basis. The annual Approval, #502-11-rv0 remains in place until December 28, 2021.

  • New smelter in Zimbabwe - Thos Begbie Co

    Oct 07, 2019  New smelter in Zimbabwe. Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is working in the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, close to the town of Shurungwi, where it is helping to construct the Unki platinum smelter, adjacent to a mining operation owned by platinum mining company Anglo American Platinum (Amplats).. Middelburg, South Africa-based Thos Begbie was awarded the contract for the new smelter

  • Zambia’s Mopani Set To Start Mufulira Copper Smelter ...

    Zambia’s Mopani Set To Start Mufulira Copper Smelter Upgrades Investing News Network - July 19th, 2011 Fox Business reported that Mopani is undertaking an upgrade of its smelter to reduce emissions.

  • Positive refined copper outlook ahead for Zambia says BMI ...

    Jul 26, 2018  Unlike other markets in the region, most copper ore mined in Zambia is refined locally before being exported abroad. BMI Research is a unit of the Fitch Group. With an estimated output of 582 kt refined copper this year, Zambia’s downstream copper production is the largest in Africa, ahead of competing copper producers the DRC and South Africa.

  • Preliminary review of mine air pollution in Zambia ...

    Similarly, the Mufulira Copper Smelter which is well known for polluting the environment especially the Kankoyo Township where some areas have been declared a wasteland, has undergone some modernization and the SO 2 emissions have been reduced. The smelter upgrade project that started in 2005 was completed in 2016.

  • Notes to This Report CONTENTS

    Zambia, to December 31, 2011 (except the data with special notes) ... smelting,” the complete industry chain in nonferrous metal resources development, to Zambia to upgrade local resources development skill, leave more value to local people, upgrade our employees’ technical capability, and improve ...

  • Zambia: Mopani Continues to Boost Economic Growth ...

    From the time Mopani Copper ... peak of 56,000 to just around 26,000 at privitisation in December 1999. ... The Smelter Upgrade Project in Mufulira is one of the biggest environmental projects ...

  • Zambia's Luanshya Copper Mine halts operations - Reuters

    Dec 20, 2008  Zambia's troubled Luanshya Copper Mine (LCM) has halted operations and will only restart if the price of copper rises, the firm's chief executive officer Derek Webbstock said on Saturday.

  • Mupani finally addresses pollution - Zambian Eye

    Dec 21, 2012  The convertor started processing its first batch of blister copper on 20th December 2012. This achievement marks an important milestone in the Phase 3 Smelter upgrade project that Mopani initiated to address the problem of SO2 emissions which had characterized the old smelter since its inception in the 1930’s and remains one of its biggest ...

  • Project Name ZAMBIA-Copperbelt Environment (@) Region ...

    Bank Approval Date December 3, 2002 1. Country and Sector Background The Copper Industry in Zambia and its Privatization Copper mining has been a significant economic activity in Zambia since the development of the first copper mines in late 1920's. By the time Zambia gained independence in 1964, copper mining was the backbone of the

  • MOPANI COPPER MINES PLC - EIB.org

    Mopani Copper Mines Plc 1.2 Address of Developer Mopani Copper Mines Plc Corporate Office Nkana West Corner of Central Street and 5th Avenue P. O. Box 22000 Kitwe, Zambia 1.3 Telephone Number of Developer +260 2 247000/247002 1.4 Fax Number and Electronic Mail Address +260 2 220725 [email protected] 1.5 Name of Owner of Mine

  • Lumwana Copper Mine - Mining Technology Mining News and ...

    Development of Lumwana Copper Mine, Zambia. ... As of 31 December 2013, copper reserves at the mine stood at 6.6 billion pounds. ... passes within 3km of the project, the Zambian Government has completed a highway upgrade as far as Solwezi and has committed to extend the upgrade to Lumwana. It has also completed a 330kV power line to Solwezi ...

  • NFCA is to invest US$832m in its Chambishi mine

    The company said in May that the mine would produce 60,000 tonnes of copper per year (equivalent to 7.2% of Zambia's annual production of copper in 2011) once the project was completed, scheduled for 2016. The investment supports our outlook of strong growth in Zambia's copper production in 2014-16.

  • S African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe

    Bantjes explains that the company completed 24 cast copper contact shoes and 12 stainless steel pressure rings in early December last year, and is now working on completing the required slag launders, slag tapping and matte tapping blocks for the furnace. Thos Begbie is scheduled to complete

  • Luanshya Copper Mines Record ZMW 6.4 Million Profit In ...

    According to the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holdings (ZCCM-IH) 2014 Annual Report, CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines PLC (CNMC) recorded a profit after tax of ZMW 6.4 million in 2013. The company recorded a turnover of ZMW 1.695 billion for the period ended on March 31st 2014, compared to ZMW 1.093 billion in 2013.