Xstrata Technology To Supply Third Isasmelt™ TSL Plant To Vedanta

Xstrata Technology's ISASMELTTM top submerged lance (TSL) smelting technology has been chosen for its third smelter project in India, with a contract signed recently with Sterlite Industries (India) Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc (Sterlite).

Chief Executive Joe Pease said Xstrata Technology (XT) is providing a technology licence, engineering services and commissioning services for the Tuticorin copper smelter expansion project. This is third time Sterlite has chosen the ISASMELTTM technology for Tuticorin. The new furnace will complement an existing ISASMELTTM and will have capacity to treat over 1.5 million tonnes a year of concentrate to produce 400,000 tonnes per year of copper anodes.….Read full press release