Tag: plant optimization

Optimizing Water Treatment at a Zinc Smelter

July 18, 2018

In operation since the early 1900s, this zinc smelter and refinery currently produces over 200,000 tonnes of zinc and over 100,000 tonnes of lead per year. The existing wastewater treatment plant at the site was installed several decades ago to treat a blend of streams generated by smelter off-gas cleaning and conversion of the SOx […]

How Plant Operations Experience Leads to Better Plant Design

May 28, 2018

As we prepare to start our fifteenth operating season at Raglan Mine, tenth operating year in China and Colorado, we took some time to reflect on our active involvement in ongoing plant operation and maintenance, and what it means for us and ultimately our customers. In the past decade and a half, we have designed […]