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copper anode slime processing plant in finland

copper anode slime processing plant in finland

Processing of copper electrorefining anode slime: a

2013-7-18  Anode slime is the insoluble product deposited at the bottom of the electrorefining tank during electrorefining of copper. It generally contains Cu, Ni, Se, Te, Ag, Au, platinum group metals (PGM), Pb, Ba, Fe, etc. Owing to the presence of valuable metals and metalloids in the anode slime, numerous approaches have been made by the researchers to ...

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PROCESSING OF COPPER ANODE-SLIMES FOR

2003-10-22  Processing of anodic slimes from an Egyptian copper electrorefining plant, exhibiting high contents of copper, lead, tin and silver has been presented. The proposed hydrometallurgical process consists of two leaching stages for extraction of copper with H2SO4 – O2 and silver with thiourea – Fe3+. Pyrometallurgical treatment of the leaching solid residue for production of Pb-Sn soldering alloy was proposed. Parameters affecting both the leaching

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Effect of process variables on oxidative pressurized acid ...

Anode slimes contain a significant amount of precious metals, therefore, their processing has a substantial economic impact on plant profitability. The first step of the anode slime treatment process is decoppering, in which copper is typically removed from slimes by

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Precious Metals Plant - Metso Outotec

The Metso Outotec Precious Metals Plant is commonly used for treating copper anode slime for precious metals recovery and refining. It can also be used for other similar materials such as lead anode slime and other materials containing precious metals.

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The treatment of copper refinery anode slimes

There are numerous viable approaches to the treatment of anode slimes from electrolytic copper refining. Of particular interest in the treatment of slimes are the behavior and recovery of selenium. The understanding of the process chemistry involved in the treatment of anode slimes should be aided considerably by recent work on the formation and characterization of slimes.

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Recycling of copper telluride from copper anode slime ...

2020-9-1  Copper anode slimes are usually composed of copper, nickel, selenium, tellurium, silver, gold, and trace platinum group metals, in which the Te content is normally in the range of 1–4 wt%, and in some cases it could reach as high as 8–9 wt% (Moats et al., 2007). The anode slimes generated from electrolytic copper refineries need to be further processed for the separation and recovery of the

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Mining Process Konkola Copper Mines Plc

The Nchanga Tailings Leach Plant (TLP), one of the largest of its kind in the world, processes tailings from the Nchanga concentrators and stockpiled tailings to produce copper. The TLP extracts copper directly to cathodes from concentrate solution using electrolysis.

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New vacuum distillation technology for separating

2019-1-31  The anode slime generated in the process of copper electrolysis refining contains a wide variety of precious metals and rare elements , , , and the dressing-metallurgy combination process is one of the principal methods of copper-anode slime treatment, it’s widely used in Finland, Japan, the United States, Russia, Germany, Canada and other ...

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Total Recovery of All Constituent Metals from Copper

2020-5-2  In this process, copper anode slime is first mixed with soda and then sintered in a rotary kiln/hearth furnace at 450–650 °C. After roasting, the slimes are subjected to stepwise leaching using water, resulting in 90% Se dissolution.

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Five arrested for smuggling anode slime from Sterlite ...

2013-6-23  TUTICORIN : Tuticorin police on Saturday arrested five people who smuggled Rs 47-crore worth precious anode slime from Sterlite Copper. The copper smeltering plant

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Precious Metals Plant - Metso Outotec

Operation. The Metso Outotec Precious Metals Plant is commonly used for treating copper anode slime for precious metals recovery and refining. It can also be used for other similar materials such as lead anode slime and other materials containing precious metals. The process can be tailored for plants consisting of multiple unit processes such ...

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The treatment of copper refinery anode slimes

There are numerous viable approaches to the treatment of anode slimes from electrolytic copper refining. Of particular interest in the treatment of slimes are the behavior and recovery of selenium. The understanding of the process chemistry involved in the treatment of anode slimes should be aided considerably by recent work on the formation and characterization of slimes.

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Total Recovery of All Constituent Metals from Copper

2020-5-2  Copper anode slimes, the by-product of the copper electrorefining process, have been the subject of extensive investigation for recovering precious metals viz., Au, Ag, Pt and Pd, in addition to being the main source of rare/energy-critical elements such as Se and Te. There have been various approaches aiming at the development of extraction processes involving thermal and aqueous

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Copper Anode Slime Recovery-Copper- - Metalcess

Copper Anode Slime Recovery. Anode slime is a byproduct from copper or lead electro-refining process. The copper/lead anode slime usually contain As, Sb, Bi and precious metals like gold and silver. Smelter of anode slime is most likely divided into two

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Primary Copper Smelter and Refinery as a Recycling

2017-10-25  together three subsystems. The treatment of anode slime includes processes like decopperizing, selenium recovery, Doré smelting, tellurium recovery, and two to three electrowinning stages for noble metals recovery, so the anode slime treatment includes six to eight stages. A primary copper

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New vacuum distillation technology for separating

2019-1-31  The anode slime generated in the process of copper electrolysis refining contains a wide variety of precious metals and rare elements , , , and the dressing-metallurgy combination process is one of the principal methods of copper-anode slime treatment, it’s widely used in Finland, Japan, the United States, Russia, Germany, Canada and other ...

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Operations Sterlite Copper (A Unit of Vedanta Limited)

During the electro-refining process, precious metals like gold, silver and Selenium present in the anode settle down at the bottom of the cells along with other impurities. This collection is known as anode slime and it is subjected to atmospheric leaching for recovery of copper — filtered, dried and bagged.

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Copper Smelting and Refining Process Pan Pacific

The refined blister copper is poured into casting molds lined up side by side on the revolving circular table of a casting wheel and cast into anode plates for electrolytic refining. The anode plates are approximately 1m x 1m x 0.05m in size, and weigh 380 kg per plate.

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Mining Process Konkola Copper Mines Plc

The main refinery at Nkana uses electrolysis to process copper anodes to LME A grade copper cathodes. It has been expanded to accommodate the increased anode production from the Nchanga smelter. The Nchanga Tailings Leach Plant (TLP), one of the largest of its kind in the world, processes tailings from the Nchanga concentrators and stockpiled ...

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Five arrested for smuggling anode slime from Sterlite ...

2013-6-23  TUTICORIN : Tuticorin police on Saturday arrested five people who smuggled Rs 47-crore worth precious anode slime from Sterlite Copper. The copper smeltering plant processes copper from copper ...

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Anode Slimes Konkola Copper Mines Plc

Anode Slimes. One of the by-products of KCM’s refining operations at Nkana is anode slimes. This material is exported under long term contracts to third parties for the recovery of the contained minerals. During the electrolysis process pure copper is deposited on

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Recycling of copper telluride from copper anode slime ...

2020-9-1  Copper telluride is a sort of solid waste generated from copper anode slime processing, from which the recovery of copper and particularly the high-value element of tellurium always encounter technical difficulties due to the complex physicochemical properties of tellurium.

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Copper Smelting and Refining Process Pan Pacific

The refined blister copper is poured into casting molds lined up side by side on the revolving circular table of a casting wheel and cast into anode plates for electrolytic refining. The anode plates are approximately 1m x 1m x 0.05m in size, and weigh 380 kg per plate.

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Development of Hydrometallurgical Process of

The plant of the modefied process started in 1997 and has been succesfuly operated since then. The plant has its capacity of processing 172 t / M of copper anode slimes and producing 2,500 kg / M of gold, 32,000 kg / M of silver, 40 kg / M of platinum and 400 kg / M of palludium.

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Processing of copper anodic-slimes for extraction of ...

2003-1-1  The second slime is produced during the processing of recycled scrap and has higher concentrations of lead, copper, tin and silver than the first one. This work focuses on the processing of anodic slimes obtained from an Egyptian copper electrorefining plant. The anodic slimes are characterized by high concentrations of copper, lead, tin and ...

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Mining Process Konkola Copper Mines Plc

The main refinery at Nkana uses electrolysis to process copper anodes to LME A grade copper cathodes. It has been expanded to accommodate the increased anode production from the Nchanga smelter. The Nchanga Tailings Leach Plant (TLP), one of the largest of its kind in the world, processes tailings from the Nchanga concentrators and stockpiled ...

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Extraction and Refining of the Platinum Metals

Copper anodes from the converter process are dissolved electrolytically using an acid copper sulphate solution as an electrolyte. The products of this operation are pure copper cathodes and an anode slime which Platinum Metals Rev., 1963, 7 , (41, may contain gold and small quantities of

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Five arrested for smuggling anode slime from Sterlite ...

2013-6-23  TUTICORIN : Tuticorin police on Saturday arrested five people who smuggled Rs 47-crore worth precious anode slime from Sterlite Copper. The copper smeltering plant processes copper from copper ...

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Hindustan Copper Limited

2021-6-22  Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) has acquired the plant and machinery including lease hold land of Jhagadia Copper Ltd. (JCL) from ARCIL in June 2015 and renamed it as Gujarat Copper Project. The factory is situated at Plot No. 747, Jhagadia Industrial Estate, District - Bharuch, Gujarat. GCP plant is a secondary Copper Smelter and Refinery complex.

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Copper Cliff Copper Refinery Near Sudbury, Canada

46.4999°N 80.9997°W. Overview Copper. Location 1 Aliquots. Owners 2 Records. Mine Overview. The Copper Cliff Copper Refinery is near Sudbury, Canada. The Copper Cliff Copper Refinery is a processing plant. Initial production took place in 1888. Site identification and general characteristics.

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Primary Copper Smelter and Refinery as a Recycling

2017-10-25  together three subsystems. The treatment of anode slime includes processes like decopperizing, selenium recovery, Doré smelting, tellurium recovery, and two to three electrowinning stages for noble metals recovery, so the anode slime treatment includes six to eight stages. A primary copper

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Recycling Technology - Aurubis

Anode slime processing. The anode slimes from the Aurubis copper tankhouses are processed together with the rich lead from the lead refinery in the precious metal production plant. With Aurubis’ modern, environmentally friendly precious metal

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Processing of copper electrorefining anode slime: a

Anode slime is the insoluble product deposited at the bottom of the electrorefining tank during electrorefining of copper. It generally contains Cu, Ni, Se, Te, Ag, Au, platinum group metals (PGM), Pb, Ba, Fe, etc. Owing to the presence of valuable metals and metalloids in the anode slime, numerous approaches have been made by the researchers to extract them following pyro-, pyrohydro ...

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Operations Sterlite Copper (A Unit of Vedanta Limited)

During the electro-refining process, precious metals like gold, silver and Selenium present in the anode settle down at the bottom of the cells along with other impurities. This collection is known as anode slime and it is subjected to atmospheric leaching for recovery of copper — filtered, dried and bagged.

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Mohanty, Udit S.; Kalliomäki, Taina; Seisko, Sipi; Peng ...

Since anode slime is formed from the insoluble impurities of the anode in the electrolysis process, the composition of the slime depends on the composition of the copper anodes (Schlesinger et al. 2011). Typically, copper anode slimes contain Cu, Ni, As, Ag, Sb, Au, Bi, S, Pb, Se, Fe and Te

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Development of Hydrometallurgical Process of

The plant of the modefied process started in 1997 and has been succesfuly operated since then. The plant has its capacity of processing 172 t / M of copper anode slimes and producing 2,500 kg / M of gold, 32,000 kg / M of silver, 40 kg / M of platinum and 400 kg / M of palludium.

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Development of Hydrometallurgical Process of Copper

The plant of the modefied process started in 1997 and has been succesfuly operated since then. The plant has its capacity of processing 172 t / M of copper anode slimes and producing 2,500 kg / M of gold, 32,000 kg / M of sil-ver, 40 kg / M of platinum and 400 kg / M of palludium. KEY WORDS Hydrometallurgy, Copper Anode Slime, Wet Chlorination ...

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Extraction and Refining of the Platinum Metals

Copper anodes from the converter process are dissolved electrolytically using an acid copper sulphate solution as an electrolyte. The products of this operation are pure copper cathodes and an anode slime which Platinum Metals Rev., 1963, 7 , (41, may contain gold and small quantities of

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Gold refining by solvent extraction—the Minataur™ Process

2009-8-26  two pilot-plant campaigns treating 5 kg of gold per day. The first campaign, at Met-Mex Peñoles silver refinery in Torreon, Mexico, operated continuously for three weeks using conditions appropriate to the production of 99.999% gold. The feed to the process was gold-containing anode slime from the silver Gold refining by solvent extraction—the

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Electrolytic Refining - Metallurgist Mineral

2016-5-24  As the principal metal—copper, for instance—is largely dissolved, the weight of anode slime is small in relation to the weight of the original anode, and the previous metals (and selenium and tellurium) are concentrated in the slime, along with

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