falconbridge kidd plant

John Solomon

Falconbridge, Kidd Mine Copper D Mine, Timmins, ON - Detailed design and installation of the 96 Level Shaft Bottom Pump. Falconbridge Mines, PML 7350 Energy Management Meters Installation, Timmins, ON - Detailed design for the substation on the Smelter Feeders. Installation of two 60 hp Slurry Pumps.

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Falconbridge Ltd.

The Kidd Metallurgical Site (or Met Site) is a metallurgical facility in Timmins, Ontario, Canada was built in 1980 and owned and operated by Xstrata Copper, following their 2006 takeover of Falconbridge Ltd. The site employs approximately 675 hourly employees.. The plant is 27 kilometres (17 mi) southeast of the Kidd Mine, and houses a concentrator, copper smelter and refinery, zinc plant ...

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Copper

A one tonne per hour pilot plant was used to establish the operating parameters and develop design data for large scale plants. CONTOP was first used as an extension of an existing reverberatory furnace at CODELCO Chuquicamata. ... It is currently being used by the Naoshima Smelter in Japan and by Falconbridge, Kidd Creek Smelter in Canada. The ...

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Falconbridge Limited -

Noranda and Falconbridge operated out of the same office building, and Powis visited his rival''s lobby to share in the champagne celebration, but his desire to gain Kidd Creek remained unabated. Depressed metal prices, which persisted despite a recovering economy in 1986, prevented Falconbridge from enjoying immediate benefits of the Kidd Creek ...

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Kidd Creek to become world''s deepest base metal mine

 · Falconbridge Ltd. is spending $640-million to expand its Kidd Creek copper and zinc mine in Timmins, Ont., creating the world''s deepest base metal mine…

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falconbridge kidd creek zinc indium plant

Indium is recovered from Falconbridge Ltd''s Kidd Creek Cu/Zn operations located in Ontario, Canada Although the original plant design capacity was 30 metric tpa of indium, the process can accommodate a peak of 50 tpa depending upon factors such as impurity levels and the percent operating time.

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Falconbridge Limited | Encyclopedia

 · Falconbridge completed its first full year of production in 1931, and business was adversely affected by the depressed world economy. Conditions improved somewhat the following year and the company was able to expand its operations, constructing a precious metals plant at Nikkelverk and sinking a second mine shaft in Canada.

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William Thomas

o Development of a risk-based program for the restart of the Falconbridge''s Kidd Creek Plant o Information standards & requirements to support optimized design, construction, operations & asset ...

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The Science of Treating Acid Mine Drainage and Smelter ...

completed at Falconbridge, Kidd Mining Division showed that recycling sludge using an automated dredge would decrease overall treatment costs (Aube, 2004c). This decrease is due primarily to lime savings as all unused lime is recycled and reacted upon subsequent contact. The lower lime consumption is also a result ofa lower operating

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Ontario Taxpayers Unprotected from Potential Costs of ...

Ontario Taxpayers Unprotected from Potential Costs of Cleaning Up $584 Million of Contaminated Sites at Inco and Falconbridge Operations Abandoned Mines Ontario Economics & Taxation Noranda/Falconbridge Vale (incl. Inco) Xstrata (Falconbridge/Noranda)

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Projects

Falconbridge. Kidd Creek Mine (Canada) 2004-2005: 6.5 MW Ammonia Refrigeration Plant and Bulk Air Cooler. Basic engineering design and specification, including process, mechanical and piping design. VALE / CVRD. Taquari Potash mine (Brazil) 2002-2003: Underground Central Recirculation Air Cooler

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Chemical Profile

 · In addition, Chemtrade Logistics markets sulfur dioxide produced by Inco (Sudbury, Ontario, Canada), Falconbridge (Kidd Creek, Ontario, Canada) and Marsulex (Prince George, Canada). In 2000, Marsulex closed down its Copperhill, Tenn., plant with 45,000 tons of capacity.

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Our history

The history of our zinc and lead business. In 1955, General Smelting of Canada was founded in Lachine, Quebec, as part of our zinc business, and is today one of North America''s most established manufacturers of cast, rolled, extruded, welded and machined lead and tin-based products and alloys. In 1963, Glencore''s zinc operations expanded as ...

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Donald Assinck

Helped manage and implement maintenance procedures for Falconbridge paste plant. Now Xstrata Mining this plant produces 1millon tones of paste fill per year Xstrata Kidd Creek paste plant would run for 7 24hr periods and then shut for evaluation and repair. Each shift had a batcher and maintenance person Donald Assinck page 2 Skills

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Yvan Deslauriers

Falconbridge. University of Ottawa. Report this profile Experience Lead Mechanical Engineer Falconbridge Professor - Part-Time Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology Sep 2009 - Present 11 years 10 months. Teaching Law nad Ethics to a class of approximately 85 students ranging from business to technical fields. ...

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About ISAKIDD Technology

The KIDD PROCESS was developed by Falconbridge for their Kidd Creek refinery in 1985. The search for improved copper cathode quality in the original starter sheet refinery necessitated the development and installation of permanent cathode technology. In 1992, after many requests from producers around the world, Falconbridge started marketing ...

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Our Contracting Projects

Water Treatment Plant and Pumphouse (Montcalm Project) Client: AMEC - Falconbridge (Kidd Creek Division) Location: Montcalm Mine Site - Timmins, Ontario. SWM was responsible for the supply, fabrication, and installation of the mechanical, piping and HVAC work.

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XPS

XPS - Expert Process Solutions - Licensed metallurgical consulting, technology and test services. XPS-Website-Video.mp4. Expert Process Solutions. Real world metallurgical consulting, technology and test services for the global minerals industry.

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Model based analysis and control of a cementation process ...

 · At Falconbridge Kidd Creek division in Ontario, Canada, zinc is produced by an aqueous The scope of this work is to improve the present control electrowinning process. Before the electrowinning, the strategy in the cementation reactor, and hence reduce zinc solution is processed in a leach plant.

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e425

ownership (Falconbridge) • Produces two concentrate streams: nickel-copper concentrate that goes to Falconbridge''s Sudbury smelter, and a copper concentrate that goes to the Kidd Metallurgical Division in Timmins • Built in 1968 • Capacity of approximately 3 million tonnes per year • Crushing plant — 2-stage crushing to half ...

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Tailings Thickened Tailings Storage

In 1973 the Falconbridge owned Kidd Creek Metallurgy Plant in the town of Timmins, Ontario, Canada was the first site to utilise surface thickened disposal of tailings (Engels and Dixon-Hardy 2004). The conventional storage facility was converted to HDTT to eliminate further raising of the traditional retaining embankments that were situated on ...

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Distribution of surface metal ions among the products of ...

 · Plant (Kidd Creek, division of Falconbridge Ltd.) and laboratory generated flotation slurries were reacted with EDTA, filtered, and the residues and filtrates analyzed for copper, iron, zinc and lead. Attention is focused here on the results for iron as it was the most abundant of the metals extracted. The data were analyzed ht two ways: Es ...

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FALCONBRIDGE LIMITED

These facilities include a concentrator, a copper smelter and refinery, a zinc plant, a cadmium plant, a dust treatment plant (which recovers indium, copper and zinc) and two sulphuric acid plants. The Kidd Metallurgical Division also operates, on a cost plus basis, a liquid sulphur dioxide plant in a joint venture with Chemtrade Ltd.

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Falconbridge shuts down Timmins copper smelter | CBC News

 · Falconbridge said it won''t be able to supply customer with 12 to 13 tonnes of copper cathode, which is a refined form of copper. The Kidd Creek plant had …

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Falconbridge Limited (1928-2000) – by International ...

 · Falconbridge completed its first full year of production in 1931, and business was adversely affected by the depressed world economy. Conditions improved somewhat the following year and the company was able to expand its operations, constructing a precious metals plant at Nikkelverk and sinking a second mine shaft in Canada.

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IsaKidd refining technology

Falconbridge subsequently independently developed a similar process to improve operations at its Kidd Creek copper refinery, near Timmins, Ontario. The initial development of permanent cathodes was for internal use, but marketing of the Kidd Process was initiated in …

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Kidd Creek zinc smelter Report | Wood Mackenzie

 · The Kidd Creek zinc smelter was commissioned in 1972 with a capacity of 105kt/a cathode zinc to treat concentrate from the Kidd Creek mine. The Kiddmet site is shared with a 145kt/a copper smelter, commissioned in 1981. Noranda''s ownership of Falconbridge slowly increased in the late 1990s/early 2000s, Noranda acting as selling agent for Kidd ...

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Xstrata Copper

The Kidd Metallurgical Site is comprised of a concentrator, a zinc plant, and a copper refinery and smelter. There are a total of 800 people at the site. April 1, 2009 - About 175 workers at Xstrata Copper''s Kidd Creek Metallurgical Site will be affected by an eight-week shutdown starting April 13 because of weak demand for sulphuric acid.

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Falconbridge considers building own power plant

The Kidd Creek division of Falconbridge is one step away from building its own hydro-generating station and Ontario Hydro one step away from losing its largest customer. The division is trying to arra...

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Old Time Trains

Kidd 051 August 21, 1990 Doug Boyd. Falconbridge Ltd, Kidd Creek Division 052 Timmins August 19, 1991 Ian Platt. Kidd Creek Mines Ltd. 053, Kidd, March 19, 1985 Frank Vollhardt . Texasgulf Canada 054 GP38-2 GMD A3493 10/1976 Kidd, 8-15-1979 A. Miller/Frank Vollhardt Collection

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New look for Falconbridge

Most of this will go on property, plant and equipment development at Sudbury operations and at Kidd Creek ($37 million at Kidd Creek, $11 million of which will go into the zinc plant), and other lesser amounts on projects at the Norway refinery, Falconbridge Dominicana C. por A., and Indusmin.

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Falconbridge Kidd Mine — Mining Companies in Timmins ...

On this page you can find detailed information about the "Falconbridge Kidd Mine". You can call the company by phone Falconbridge Kidd Mine (705) 267-8683 or send a fax to (705) 267-8996. For a letter, use the address Hwy 655 N, Timmins, Ontario P4N 7K1, Timmins, ONTARIO P4N 7K1. "Falconbridge Kidd Mine" is located in Timmins.

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Kidd Creek Copper and Zinc Mine, Ontario, Canada

Kidd Creek is owned and operated by Xstrata plc, which acquired the complex through its take-over of the former owner, Falconbridge Ltd, in 2006. In May 2013, Glencore acquired Xstrata, upon which all assets ownership was transferred to Glencore.

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Sherritt Information ZincTechnology V1Final

• Kidd Creek Division of Falconbridge Limited, Canada(1983) • Cominco Ltd., Canada(1981) The Technologies Division of Sherritt is a recognized leader and pioneer in the development and application of pressure hydrometallurgy. In addition to supporting …

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TIMMINS

TIMMINS. Falconbridge Limited Kidd Creek Metallurgical Division was located in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. Ore was railed from the mine to the plant site for milling and concentrating, copper smelting and refining, zinc roasting and electro-winning and other operations. Around 1975, Texasgulf Inc., (Bs original owner), decided to process their ...

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Falconbridge Dominicana S.A. (Falcondo)

Falconbridge Dominicana S.A. (Falcondo), owned by Americano Nickel Ltd, operates the Falcondo ferronickel mine in the Dominican Republic. Based in the city of Bonao, it began operations in 1955.

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