Smelting Newsletter Issue 2 October 2016
In this smelting newsletter we cover the upcoming presentaitons at Copper 2016. We also review the modernization of the Nadezhda No.1 Flash Smelting Furnace at Norilisk, Russia. Additionally, we review a flash furnace rebuild at Aurubis in Bulgaria. On another note, we review the Outotec® Direct Zinc Smelting process that provides a method for pyrometallurgical treatment of zinc sulphide concentrates to produce a high-purity, oxide fume and low zinc content discard slag. Also, a summary of refractory lining material testing at Outotec Reserach Center in Pori is provided, and finally copper market and TC/RC's are shown.