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Mount Isa Copper Mines

The Mount Isa copper mines complex in Queensland, Australia comprise two underground mines including the country''s deepest underground copper mine at an operating depth of more than 1,900m. Glencore is the current owner and operator of the Mount Isa mines. The Anglo-Swiss company acquired the Mount Isa operations from Xstrata Copper in 2013 ...

Mount Isa Mines

Mount Isa Mines is one of the world''s largest mining complexes. As the hub of Glencore''s copper and zinc operations in Queensland, we: are Australia''s biggest industrial asset, located in Mount Isa, an outback city of more than 22,000 residents. comprise underground mines, mineral processing and smelting operations, power generation, and ...

ISASMELT™

2022-7-31 · Mt Isa Smelter - Australia_1024x400.jpg. ... ISASMELT™ is installed in major lead and copper smelting and converting operations around the world, including Australia, USA, Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, India, Malaysia, China, Kazakhstan and Zambia. More than nine million tonnes of copper-containing materials are smelted each year with ...

Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter and Townsville Copper …

2019-11-27 · Mount Isa, 10 November 2015 Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter and Townsville Copper Refinery extension announcement Glencore and the Queensland Government have finalised new environmental licensing conditions which allows the Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter to operate to the end of 2022. As a result, we are proud to announce that the Mount …

Future of Mount Isa copper smelter open to …

2020-1-17 · A decision on the future of the smelter is expected in mid to late 2020. As part of the decision process, environmental requirements, power, rail and gas costs will be reviewed. Mount Isa beset by high costs. The potential …

Glencore : Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter and …

2015-11-10 · 10 November 2015 Glencore and the Queensland Government have finalised new environmental licensing conditions which allows the Mount Isa Mines Copper... | …

Glencore''s ferrochrome production up on consistent …

2022-7-29 · Ferrochrome production, which is South Africa-based, rose 2% in the six months to June 30, reflecting consistent smelter performance, …

Glencore goes on trial over Mount Isa lead poisoning claim

2022-2-13 · A long-running claim that a baby suffered brain damage as a result of lead emissions from Glencore''s Mount Isa smelter in Queensland will go to trial, in what looms as a landmark test of ...

Glencore completes rebrick of Mount Isa copper smelter

2020-9-10 · 2022-06-20. Jun. 20, 2022 - Glencore has successfully completed a multi-million dollar rebrick project at its Mount Isa Mines copper smelter. More than 60,000 specially made refractory bricks were shipped from Europe for the project which also included repairs to the candy-striped stack. The main works involved replacing 16,530 bricks in the ...

Polity

2022-7-29 · JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly ) – Ferrochrome production, which is South Africa-based, rose 2% in the six months to June 30, reflecting consistent smelter performance, Glencore reported on Friday. Attributable ferrochrome production of 786 000 t was 13 000 t higher than in the first half of last year, amid overall Glencore group production ...

Glencore completes rebrick of Mount Isa copper smelter

2020-9-10 · Jun. 20, 2022 - Glencore has successfully completed a multi-million dollar rebrick project at its Mount Isa Mines copper smelter. More than 60,000 specially made refractory bricks were shipped from Europe for the project which also included repairs to the candy-striped stack. The main works involved replacing 16,530 bricks in the ISASMELT ...

Expansion of the Mount Isa Mines Copper …

2003-7-21 · Mount Isa Mines Limited operates one of the worldÆs largest underground mines in North West Queensland. It''s mining and smelting complex produces copper anode, crude lead bullion (containing ...

Mount Isa – Lead Alliance

Mount Isa is in the top two of the largest copper mining and smelting operations in the country. The mine is the most significant landmark in the area, with the stack from the lead smelter (built 1978), standing 270 m tall, visible from all parts of the city and up to 40 kilometres (25 mi) out. Mount Isa has a great climate with an average of 9 ...

Mount Isa copper smelter Report | Wood Mackenzie

2022-3-11 · The Mount Isa copper smelter was commissioned in 1953 to treat the concentrate from the Mount Isa mine. A new smelter with a capacity of 100kt/a blister was commissioned on the same site in 1962. In 1973 a fluid bed roaster replaced the multiple hearth roasters, increasing capacity to 150kt/a blister. ...

Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter rebrick completed

2022-7-25 · Mount Isa Mines has successfully completed a 38-day, $30 million Copper Smelter rebrick on time and on budget, enabling the extension of smelting operations and reinforcing our commitment to minerals processing operations in Mount Isa. Approximately 700 people were engaged on the shutdown, including 230 Glencore employees and nearly 500 ...

Major Mines & Projects | Mount Isa Copper Mine

2026. Mount Isa Mines is the second largest copper producer in Australia. Mount Isa Mines copper operations consist of Enterprise underground mine, X41 underground mine, Copper Concentrator, Copper Smelter. The life of mine of MICO is under review pending the outcome of several engineering studies. Latest News.

Glencore''s Mount Isa Copper Smelter and Refinery in …

2022-5-28 · The Mount Isa Mines copper smelter and the Townsville copper refinery were originally set to close in 2016 and 2017, respectively. However, in November 2015, the Queensland government and the Swiss mining company finalized new environmental licensing conditions to enable the facilities to operate till the end of 2022.

Mount Isa copper mine Report | Wood Mackenzie

2021-8-5 · The Mount Isa copper complex is located in north-western Queensland, Australia, and consists of two underground mines (Enterprise and X41), a copper concentrator and an integrated smelter. The mining rate is 6 Mtpa. The integrated smelter produces around 200-250 kt/a copper in anodes including third party feed, which are railed 950 kilometres ...

Superintendent

2022-2-23 · Glencore is currently seeking a suitably experienced applicant for the role as Superintendent of Metallurgy Copper Smelter. Reporting to the Manager Smelting Technical Services, you will provide expert technical support to the copper smelting operations and lead and mentor a team of enthusiastic metallurgists. Mount Isa

Glencore considers future of Mount Isa copper assets

2020-9-4 · It also transports copper ore from Ernest Henry to Mount Isa for smelting into copper anode. The spokesperson stated that the bricks lining the smelter were due for replacement in 2022, urging a ...

Glencore Australia hiring Electrician in Mount Isa, …

Copper Smelter. Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia. Ref. No. 40747. Glencore Mount Isa Mines are currently advertising a residential vacancy that exist within the Copper Smelter Electrical maintenance team. This exciting opportunity will see you gain exposure to the many aspects of electrical work within an industrial molten metal processing plant.

Casting ahead for the future

2022-7-16 · Glencore Queensland Metals will move ahead with ordering tonnes of custom made bricks, after announcing we will continue operating our Mount Isa copper smelter and Townsville refinery beyond 2022. An agreement struck between Queensland Metals and the Queensland Government for their continued operation, secures employment for our 570 direct ...

Glencore gives QLD copper assets $500m life …

2022-7-28 · Glencore has been awarded a financial lifeline by the Queensland Government to extend the operation of its Mount Isa copper smelter and Townsville refinery beyond 2022. The mining giant was ...

Fluor Copper Smelter Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia.

2022-7-7 · MIM Copper Smelter Upgrade. Fluor provided engineering, procurement, and construction management to upgrade MIM''s copper smelter, increasing production capacity to 250,000 tons of copper a year. There were some useful benefits for the wider community. Sulphur dioxide gas from the smelter is vented to the atmosphere from a high chimney, which ...

Glencore''s copper smelter and refinery in …

2020-9-23 · The Mount Isa Mines copper smelter and the Townsville copper refinery were originally set to close in 2016 and 2017, respectively. However, in November 2015, the Queensland government and the Swiss mining company …

CRU: Future of Mount Isa Copper Smelter Open to Question

2020-1-22 · LONDON, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Glencore''s 300,000 t/y Mount Isa copper smelter in Queensland has been pegged to close in 2023. However, Glencore has pointed to extending the life of the ...

Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter rebrick completed

The Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter treats over 1 million tonnes per annum of copper concentrate, producing 99.7 per cent pure copper anode. During smelting, a blended mix of Glencore and third party concentrates is fed into the ISASMELT™ furnace, where it is heated to 1,200 degrees Celsius to melt the concentrate to a liquid, and draw out ...

Copper Refineries Pty Ltd

2022-7-31 · Community. Contact. Copper Refineries Pty Ltd is our world-class electrolytic copper refinery in Townsville, North Queensland. Using Glencore''s proprietary IsaKIDD process, the refinery produces up to 300,000 tonnes a year of 99.995% pure copper cathode—the primary raw material used to produce copper wire, cabling and many other products we ...

Glencore considers future of Mount Isa copper assets

2020-9-4 · The company processes and smelts ore from Mount Isa on site before transporting it via rail to the copper refinery in Townsville. It also transports copper ore from Ernest Henry to Mount Isa for smelting into copper anode. The spokesperson stated that the bricks lining the smelter were due for replacement in 2022, urging a decision to be made soon.

Mount Isa Mines gears up for major smelter overhaul

2022-2-3 · Mount Isa Mines is gearing up for a multimillion-dollar rebrick project at the copper smelter mid-year, with almost 60,000 refractory bricks due to arrive in March. Manufactured in Austria, the refractory bricks include 16,530 for the ISASMELT furnace, 24,600 for a rotary holding furnace and 16,050 for an anode furnace in the smelter. The ...

Comet to buy Glencore''s Mt Margaret copper project in …

2022-4-4 · The Australian company will issue 25 million of its shares to Glencore subsidiary Mount Isa Mines. Australian firm Comet Resources has signed a deal to acquire the Mt Margaret copper project in Queensland from diversified major Glencore. As part of the agreement, third-party company Minerals Mining and Metallurgy (MMM) will make a A$5m non ...

Glencore''s Mount Isa copper smelter faces closure; Implats …

2020-9-3 · TOP NEWS * Glencore PLC is set to decide on the future of its Mount Isa copper smelter and Townsville refinery in Queensland, Australia, as several major industrial facilities along the east coast face the risk of closure due to high energy prices compounded by the recession, The Australian reported. * Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. reported an attributable …

Glencore tags $355m to extend life of Australian copper …

2020-9-23 · The undisclosed amount is intended to help Glencore mitigate the negative costs of keeping the assets running, the company said.Both the copper smelter in Mount Isa and the refinery in Townsville ...

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Glencore completes rebrick of Mount Isa copper smelter

2022-6-19 · By Derek Barry. Updated June 19 2022 - 6:19pm, first published 2:17pm. Glencore has successfully completed a multi-million dollar rebrick project at its Mount Isa Mines copper smelter. Glencore ...