Anode Casting Plant
Blister fire refining is carried-out in the anode casting plant, which
can produce 112.000 tons of copper a year. It was put in operation in
April 1997. The shop is equipped with a tilting type anode furnace with
throughput of 350 tones per day (manufacturer: Maerz Offenbau GmbH,
Germany), the M-24 anode casting system with the weighing mechanism
(manufacturer: Wenmec Systems OY, Finland), a charging machine (manufacturer:
Dango & Dienentahl, Germany). American Combustion Inc., USA manufactured
the furnace burners and a computerized control system.
A new division for primary processing and certification procedure of
precious metal loaded raw material is on stream since 1998.