Global meeting of Outotec’s copper and nickel Flash Smelting licensees in China

The world’s copper and nickel smelting experts meet this week in Shanghai, China at the 12th International Flash Smelting Congress organised by Outotec for the licensees of its Flash Smelting technology. The congress is a users’ meeting where the participants can learn about new smelters, capacity expansion and modernisation projects, as well as new technologies and improvements, and they can exchange their start-up and other experiences. They also have the opportunity to visit upgraded or new smelters. Outotec organises Flash Smelting congresses for its licensees every three years. The 12th International Flash Smelting Congress, held October 26-31 in China, has 110 participants from 20 countries. The key topic of the event is Smart Smelting, and other topics to be discussed are environmental control, Flash Smelting safety and integrity, process control and use of on-line measurements. In addition to technical papers, the program includes visits to three Chinese smelters: Jinlong Copper’s upgraded copper smelter in Jinlong, Jiangxi Copper’s new Flash Smelting line in Guixi and Xiangguang Copper’s new Flash Smelting - Flash Converting plant in Yanggu. (more…)

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