Russian Copper Company is investing 4.5 billion rubles in construction of the new facility at Karabashmed, CJSC
08.08.2011 — News
In December 2013, Karabashmed, CJSC, is going to launch its new sulfuric acid treatment shop. The Russian Copper Company intends to invest 4.5 billion rubles in its construction.
The new facility will make it possible to achieve complete utilization of sulfurous anhydride. The first facility, which provided recovery of sulfurous anhydride for the further production of sulfuric acid, using the "wet catalysis" technology, and was equipped by the Haldor Topsoe Company, was put into operation at Karabashmed in 2005.
In addition to the construction of the sulfuric acid treatment shop, the first stage of the smelter renovation started in 2010 includes installation of the rotary sump furnace and new Kumera converters, construction of the second oxygen plant, assembly of units for gas treatment of converter waste gases and a gas cooler for the Ausmelt furnace.
The Press Service of the Russian Copper Company has informed "RusBusinessNews" that the upgrading will increase the output of Karabashmed to 120 thousand tons of blister copper and 650 thousand tons of sulfuric acid a year.
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