July 1999
Volume 51    Issue 7

Kennecott Utah Copper smelter modernization

Mining Engineering , 1999, Vol. 51, No. 7, pp. 0-6
Newman, C.J.; Probert, T.I.; Weddick, A.J.


Before 1995, the smelting process at the Kennecott Utah Copper Corp. (KUCC) smelter consisted of Noranda reactors and Pierce-Smith converters. When considering expansion, it was decided that the existing process would not lend itself to a program geared toward processing the total output of copper precipitate and copper concentrate from KUCC mining and concentrating operations.  

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