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Acid Plant Database March 10, 2011

Owner Portovesme s.r.l.

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Location S.P. n.2 Carbonia / Portoscuso
Km. 16,5 - 09010 Portoscuso (CA)
Background Formerly
- Nuova SAMIM S.p.A.
- Enirisorse S.p,A.

100% owned by Glencore International AG

Website

www.glencore.com
www.portovesme.it

Plant Lead Plant Zinc Roaster
Coordinates* 39° 12' 42" N, 8° 24' 21" E 39° 12' 31" N, 8° 24' 22" E
Type of Plant Metallurgical Metallurgical
Gas Source Lead
Kivcet
Zinc
Fluid Bed Roaster
Plant Capacity - -
SA/DA - -
Status - -
Year Built - -
Technology - -
Contractor - -
Remarks - -
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General Portovesme is Italy's only primary lead and zinc smelter. It is located in Sardinia and was bought by a subsidiary of Glencore in 1999.

Production Capacity
- 120,000 MT zinc metal
- 80,000 MT lead metal

References -
News June 5, 2009 - Glencore said it had placed its 80,000 tonnes per year (tpy) lead production line at Portovesme in Sardinia on temporary care and maintenance.

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
 

* Coordinates can be used to locate plant on Google Earth