These boots extend from a young man perched dangerously close to the edge of Trolltunga, a massive cliff peering over the crystal waters of Lake Ringedalsvatnet in Odda, Norway
Norwegian state-owned renewable energy group Statkraft AS announced on Thursday (23 October) that it has signed two long-term electricity supply agreements with the Boliden AB's zinc smelting plant in Odda, Norway
The upgrade at Boliden Odda AS of Odda, Norway
, includes digital plant software and components to optimize the company's zinc extraction process, according to Boliden Odda executives.
The industry survey, conducted by BioPlan Associates, Odda, Norway
, and sponsored by ASMR, found that the standards required to obtain regulatory compliance, especially for new technologies, is not clear to most manufacturers.
The copper, lead and zinc concentrates produced were sent for further processing to the wholly-owned copper and lead smelter at Ronnskar and the 50% owned zinc smelter at Odda, Norway
On November 10, Boliden announced plans to expand zinc production at its smelter in Odda, Norway
, and a change of business strategy from tolling to purchasing nickel concentrates for processing at its Harjavalta, Finland, copper-nickel smelter.
The Swedish construction group NCC said on Monday (26 January) that its subsidiary NCC Construction had received a SEK105m contract for a landfill facility in Odda, Norway
Under the letter of intent Boliden would acquire from Outokumpu its Tara zinc mine in Ireland, Zinc smelters in Kokkola, Finland and in Odda, Norway
, Outokumpu Zinc Commercial in the Netherlands, a copper smelter in Harjavalta, Finland and a copper refinery in Pori, Finland.
On the heels of this announcement, Outokumpu agreed to acquire Norzink AS, which operates a 150K-mt/yr zinc smelter and refinery near Odda, Norway
, and announced an agreement with Codelco to develop new direct blister flash smelting technology for installation at Codelco's Chuquicamata, Chile, copper operations.