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Acid Plant Database  March 26, 2019

Owner Chinalco Southeast Copper Co., Ltd.
Location Zhangyuan Port Industrial Zone Metallurgical Industry Park
Ningde City
Fujian Province
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Website www.en.secopper.com
Plant -
Coordinates* -
Type of Plant Metallurgical
Gas Source Copper
Plant Capacity 1,460,000 MTPA
Emissions -
Year Built  
Technology NERIN
Contractor NERIN
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General Chinalco southeast Copper Co., Ltd. was registered on December 31, 2015. The company has established the "copper smelting base project cooperation agreement" (hereinafter referred to as "the agreement") signed by the people's Government of Fujian province and China Aluminum Industry Group Co., Ltd. in September 2015. The agreement agreed that the two sides should jointly invest in the establishment of a joint venture to build a 400 thousand ton copper smelting project. The company has 7 departments: Comprehensive Office (board of directors Office), human resources department, finance department, planning and management department, Ministry of safety and environmental protection (Ministry of security), party and group work department (Union Office), discipline inspection and supervision department (audit department); 6 centers: Marketing Center, production technology center, equipment worker There are 6 sub factories: Cheng center, quality inspection center, maintenance control center and storage center: smelting plant, refinery, electrolysis plant, sulfuric acid plant, slag dressing plant and power plant.
The Ningde copper smelting project is located in the Zhangyuan Port Industrial Zone Metallurgical Industry Park in Ningde City, Fujian Province, next to the San Du Ao port area. The port has obvious advantages in transportation and storage. The project is the key project of China Aluminum Group and Fujian province. The construction scale is 400 thousand tons of high pure cathode copper and 1 million 460 thousand tons of sulfuric acid. The annual treatment of copper concentrate is about 1 million 800 thousand tons; the area covers an area of more than 1300 mu, and the total investment is about 5 billion yuan. The main contents of the project are as follows: ten major areas: raw material entry, storage and transportation of raw materials, smelting and blowing and refining, electrolysis, sulphuric acid, slag selection, automation information system, office and living facilities, public engineering (containing oxygen station), general map and transportation.
The project adopts oxygen enriched and intensified smelting technology, with advanced and reliable technology, good environmental protection effect, low energy consumption, high production efficiency and high automation.
The project was put on trial in June 30, 2018, and the sales revenue reached about 20 billion yuan per year. At the same time, it can create nearly one thousand local jobs. The following enterprises will also develop and cooperate with other enterprises in the upper, lower and comprehensive utilization aspects to further promote the economic growth of the surrounding regions, and make positive contributions to the transformation, structure adjustment and upgrading of the industrial transformation and upgrading of the China Aluminum Group and Fujian province.
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News June 25, 2018 - As of April 15th, the construction of 400 thousand tons of copper smelting project in Southeast copper has been completed. The equipment installation work of smelting, sulfuric acid, slag selection, raw materials, electrolysis, comprehensive pipe network and oxygen generating station has been speeded up. The company adheres to the work idea of "planning ahead of schedule and advancing synchronously". While grasping the good and fast construction of the project construction, the company will deploy and carry out the trial production preparation in order.

May 16, 2016 - On January 26, 2016, the bid opening ceremony of the catchy 400kt/a Copper Smelting Base Project of CHINALCO (Aluminum Corporation of China) Southeast Copper Industrial Co., Ltd took place as scheduled in Fuzhou, Fujian province. NERIN shouldered above other famous competitors and won the Bid, presenting a good start of the New Year. The success shows the result of the joint endeavors and elaborate preparations of various departments. The Proposal has obtained the appraisal for its advanced and reasonable process approach, full and accurate capex and professional and effective management measures.  In order to carry out “the Belt and Road” Strategy of China, CHINALCO has proposed to invest with Fujian Province in building a copper smelting base project in Ningde Industrial Zone. The Project will be a combination of the world advanced copper smelting technologies and local equipment. When it is completed, it will be a world-level big copper smelter, providing harmonious results in economy, environment and community.  As the Bid winner, it embodies the advantages of NERIN in brand, technology and human resources, and represents the fortification of NERIN’s superiority in providing technical services in copper smelting, refining and following fields in the world.

September 28, 2015 - China's top aluminum producer, Aluminum Corp. of China (Chinalco), signed an agreement with government of Fujian Province on Sunday to set up a joint venture (JV) in Ningde city in east China's Fujian Province.  The JV will build a copper smelting base with an annual capacity of 400,000 metric tons (tonnes) in the Ningde Zhangwan Industrial Zone.

MTPD - Metric Tonne per Day           STPD - Short Ton per Day
MTPA - Metric Tonne per Annum      STPA - Short Ton per Annum
SA - Single Absorption
DA - Double Absorption

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