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This Basic Engineering (BE) was carried out based on the results of the Feasibility Study (FS) carried out for the NDH-Expansion Project executed in 2010. It is intended to extend the capacity of the Nordenham zinc production unit significantly by 160,000 t/a to in total 300,000 t/a.
This document is based on the full technical scope of the basic engineering which has been developed by a joined team of Asturiana de Zinc (AdZ), Xstrata Nordenham (XZG) and Bayer Technology Services (BTS). It consists out of the BE for the following areas:
- Leaching and Direct Leaching
- Melting & Casting
- Site Infrastructure
Principal project data
The scope of work include the basic design to Increase the Nordenham zinc plant production capacity from160 k.t /y to 210 k.t. /y.
- Basic Engineering
IPS operational unit(s)
- IAPS SARL
- IPS Germany