2014-Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit
SIPS 2014 Volume 2: Mineral Processing

Editors:Kongoli F
Publisher:Flogen Star OUTREACH
Publication Year:2014
Pages:446 pages
ISSN:2291-1227 (Metals and Materials Processing in a Clean Environment Series)
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    Environmentally Sound Copper Smelting and Refining

    Thomas Buenger1;
    1AURUBIS AG, Hamburg, Germany (Deutschland);
    Type of Paper: General Plenary
    Id Paper: 412
    Topic: 19


    Copper smelting and refining went through a substantial improvement process regarding its environmental footprint during the last years. The process was driven by stricter environmental legislation, economical needs regarding profitability, increasing awareness regarding sustainability etc. The author will analyze the topic based on sustainability aspects, transfer these aspects into Copper smelting and refining industry and give practical examples for realized improvements. The presentation will mirror raw material market developments as well as technical aspects.


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    Cite this article as:

    Buenger T. Environmentally Sound Copper Smelting and Refining. In: Kongoli F, editors. Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit SIPS 2014 Volume 2: Mineral Processing. Volume 2. Montreal(Canada): FLOGEN Star Outreach. 2014. p. 73-74.