On Uralelectromed launched a new anode furnace

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Russian Presidential Envoy to the Urals Federal District Igor Kholmanskikh, Sverdlovsk Governor Yevgeny Kuyvashev and CEO UMMC Andrew Kozitsin gave a symbolic start of the fifth anode furnace in copper smelting shop Uralelectromed, which will produce copper anodes (blister copper) for the electrolysis shop.

The decision to build the fifth anode furnace was made in 2011 It has become one of the stages of reconstruction carried out on Uralelectromed in connection with the construction of a new copper electrolysis. As a result of anode furnace will provide two types of both new and existing in the electrolysis.

Construction of the fifth anode furnace will increase capacity anodes to 570 thousand tons per year. Prior to that, worked in the shop four reflective furnace of 350 tonnes each in the melt, the total capacity of the anode compartment was 468 thousand tonnes of anodes per year. The cost of the project is estimated at 280 million rubles.


Source: Industrial Portal Metaprom.ru Materials IMS "Metal Supply and Sales"

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