The deposit has undergone deep oxidation from surface amenable to open pit mining and metallurgical studies demonstrate that heap-leaching and SX-EW processing is appropriate to produce cathode copper
, with an expected recovery of 73% overall.
The joint venture plans to produce 300,000 tonnes of cathode copper
a year, and the plant is estimated to cost $1 billion, Rau said.
The Iranian official praised Iran's position in the field of extraction of copper minerals and production of cathode copper
and called for the rapid exploitation of the industry's full potentials.
aThese holes will be included in an updated Mineral Resource to be released with the Mount Dore Cathode Copper
Pre-Feasibility Study, which is on track for completion in the first quarter of 2012,a Mr.
And while it is quite certain that a new copper mine will spring up at Kadiica, the new factory for cathode copper
near Bucim is going to put up its first quantities of cathode copper
We invested 9 million euro in producing cathode copper
which we sell on the stock market as a finished product, says Nikolov.
The output of most cathode copper
manufacturers in China was continuously increasing in the last 10 years.
Plans call for the oxide ore to be transported to a heap leach pad using a dilute acid recovery process and then treat the solutions through electrowinning technology to produce pure cathode copper
Study focused on producing cathode copper
The 1998 Feasibility Study focused on producing cathode copper
utilizing a roast-leach-electro-winning process, which required an initial capital investment of the order of US$700 million.
A huge copper mine in Namibia looks destined to emerge as one of the largest cathode copper
producers in the world.
The El Paso refinery produces 430,000 tons of cathode copper