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MEI Online: Plant Operation News: Africa: June 8th 2002

 
 

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:: Innovations at Chambishi Metals, Zambia

Chambishi Metals is Avmin's high technology Zambian cobalt producer. As discussed by John Chadwick in the June 2002 issue of Mining Magazine, it employs many metallurgical 'firsts'.

The company has upgraded the existing facilities and tripled capacity, including doubling the size of the cobalt EW tankhouse and building a new plant that uses innovative metallurgical technology to treat the Nkana slag, in what is believed to be the first application of pressure acid leaching in a metal-from-slag recovery circuit.

 

 

   

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