Recent developments in the zinc plant of the Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company Limited

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 81, No. 914, 1988

G. J. DESROCHES, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.

In order to improve zinc plant productivity, areas of low efficiency were identified. As a result, solution purification was improved, additional dust precipitator capacity was made available and a new zinc casting plant was installed. The effects of these and other changes are discussed and the expenditure and benefits reviewed.
Mots Clés: Plant productivity, Zinc, Economics, Energy, Design engineering, Zinc recovery, Mineral processing, Smelting