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Xstrata plc has approved development of the second phase of its Lion ferrochrome complex near Steelpoort in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. The expansion will involve construction and commissioning of a 360,000-mt/y capacity smelter and will increase the Xstrata-Merafe chrome venture’s total ferrochrome capacity to more that 2.3 million mt/y.
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Xstrata Alloys and Merafe Chrome added that three furnaces at Rustenburg, two at Lydenburg, and one at Wonderkop will remain suspended, reducing ferrochrome production in …
Lion 360 ktpa FeCr – 2 furnaces Premus – kilns and closed furnaces Xstrata-Merafe Chrome Venture operations 1. Horizon mine 2. Rustenburg ferrochrome plant 3. Boshoek ferrochrome plant and Boshoek mine 4. Wonderkop ferrochrome plant and Bokamoso plant 5. Waterval mine 6. Kroondal and Marikana mines 7. Thorncliffe mine 8. Lion ferrochrome
Premus process, Xstrata’s proprietary technology in use at the Lion Ferrochrome plant in South Africa, is the most sophisticated, competitive and technological advanced process available for the production of ferrochrome from chromite ore (Xstrata, 2012). The technology involves three stages: sintering, pre-reduction, and smelting. Energy
Nov 12, 2008· Xstrata Alloys, a part of Swiss mining group Xstrata Plc, and its South African JV partner Merafe Resources have announced the temporary suspension of six furnaces, representing 500,000 mt of annual ferrochrome production - equal to approximately 29 percent of the Xstrata-Merafe Chrome Venture's total available capacity.
Sep 21, 2018· Xstrata has become the largest producer of ChCr in the world with plants at Rusten- burg, Wonderkop, Boshoek, Lydenburg and the new plant near Steelpoort, Lion Ferrochrome. •Hernic Ferrochrome was founded in 1995 for the production of ChCr, as a venture amongst Hernic (Pty) Ltd, ELG Haniel, Nippon Steel Trading and management.
Project Lion ‹ › EMPLOYER Xstrata Alloys South Africa (Pty) Ltd CONSULTANT Greenblat and Hutton YEAR COMPLETED 2006 VALUE AT COMPLETION R88m LOCATION South Africa, Mpumalanga PROJECT TYPE Mining DESCRIPTION Main civil engineering works for Xstrata Ferro Chrome Smelter at the furnace site near Steelpoort
furnaces do consume pelletized feed, in which case process steps 1–4 would also be included. Most of the SA semi-closed furnaces are operated on an acid slag, with a basicity factor (BF) smaller than 1. Equation  defines the basicity factor (BF):  Some semi-closed furnaces might operate on BF>1, but these are less common and such
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The Xstrata chrome plants utilise a wide variety of production processes, including Xstrata's Premus process, the Outokumpu process, and the conventional process. Xstrata’s Lion Project is underway, with commissioning expected in the third quarter of 2006.
The Xstrata plants at Lydenburg and Steelpoort (Lion) in South Africa are the only commercial, large-scale high carbon ferrochrome plants worldwide utilizing a prereduction step. Chromite ore concentrate, reductant (typically coke, but also char or anthracite), and binder (typically bentonite) are proportioned and dried prior to milling.
As mentioned above, Xstrata is acquiring a char producer. Xstrata, through Chartech, is also involved in the production of char. Furthermore, char is a key input in the production of ferrochrome and as such Xstrata, as a ferrochrome producer, consumes char. The transaction, therefore, has both a horizontal and vertical effect.
Jan 13, 2021· Also operated by International Ferro Metal, Sky Chrome Mine is another one in South Africa, where the essential metal is produced to serve its various purposes. Glencore Xstrata: Lion Ferrochrome Smelter Expansion (Mpumalanga)
London-listed Xstrata and South African Chrome & Alloys on Tuesday announced that they would merge their South African chrome and ferrochrome assets. The merger will create the world's leading
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Apr 15, 2013· The uprating of the electrode columns on two existing furnaces at Xstrata Alloy’s Lion ferrochrome plant and the replacement of electrode columns on another two furnaces at Xstrata…
Xstrata's Lion Project is underway, with commissioning expected in the third quarter of 2006. In practise, this reduces the usefulness of this technique for submerged arc furnace ferrochrome
high carbon ferrochrome (HCFeCr) in submerged are furnace (SAF), which uses electric energy and is fed with raw materials of chrome ores, fluxes, reductant and electrode paste. The Ferrochrome Simulation is developed using the principles of mass balance and …
ENRC; Xstrata Lion II…and several projects planned in China, notably the Shanxi Taigang Wanbang JV (300kt) and Mintal in Inner Mongolia (300kt) • The Chinese expansion projects depend on imported ore. This has proved viable in the recent past, as chrome ore has lost value relative to ferrochrome since 2010 Prospects for Supply 60 70 80 90
Operations at the Lion ferrochrome smelter and Eastern Chrome mines of the Glencore Merafe Chrome Venture have recommenced, but the Boshoek, Rustenburg, Wonderkop, Lydenburg smelters and Kroondal mine will remain on care and maintenance until the macroeconomic environment improves, Merafe Resources said on Friday. Coinciding with the start of South Africa's five-week lockdown to …
Nov 15, 2012· 6 Flow chart for chromite ore-refining,.. 31 7 Flow chart of ferrochrome production by the electric arc furnace process, South African ferrochrome producer Xstrata is using Premus technology at its Lion ferrochrome plant in Steelpoort to
Feb 14, 2012· Xstrata had switched off two of its ferrochrome furnaces in Rustenburg to help power utility Eskom stabilise the national electricity grid, the diversified mining group said yesterday. The
process are ferrochrome liquid metal, liquid slag, and the off gas. The electricity demand of the site is a function of the amount of furnaces in operation and may exceed 300MW if all 6 are in operation at the same time. Semi-closed furnaces of this type have a furnace (crucible) with a …
Xstrata-Merafe Lion ferrochrome complex phase 2 expansion, in Steelpoort. Xstrata is doubling production at the plant and we have been contracted to supply the fur- nace equipment for two 75 M VA furnaces," explains Meyjes. experiencing an electrical energy …
Project Name: F4/PS2 Furnace & Palletising / Sintering Plant Client: Hernic Ferrochrome Category: Chrome Year Completed: 2004 Location: North West Engineers: Metix Contract Value: R 170,000,000 Description of Works: Supply, fabricate and erection of 3,000 Tons of Structural Steelwork, 800 Tons of Platework, 8,500m of Piping and the installation of 450 Tons of Mechanical Equipment for Furnace
Oct 21, 2010· 21 October 2010. Global mining giant Xstrata is to spend US$710-million (about R4.9-billion) the second phase of its Lion ferrochrome complex near Steelpoort in Mpumalanga, and is conducting studies on generating its own electricity to ensure security of supply.
Opportunity to invest directly into Xstrata’s ferrochrome business 3. Share price information Market capitalisation* Share price* Lydenburg 400 kt FeCr - 4 furnaces (Premus) Lion 360 kt FeCr - 2 furnaces (Premus) Total (Lion Ferrochrome, Wonderkop & Bokamoso) 350 Xstrata 99 Overdraft 84
Jun 03, 2011· The Lion smelter complex is a joint venture between Merafe and Xstrata. The second phase expansion (Lion 2) will involve construction of a 360,000 tonnes per year smelter which will increase the Xstrata/Merafe chrome JV’s total ferrochrome capacity to …
Xstrata-Merafe Chrome Venture Merafe participates in 360 000 tpa Lion ferrochrome plant and Helena Mine Merafe acquires an interest in Wonderkop smelter and related mines Interest in the Venture’s EBITDA increases to 20.5% Lion I ferrochrome plant goes into production Merafe participates in Mototolo UG2 plant 2002 20062003 2004 2005 2007
Furnstar Minstrals To Control Xstrata Lion Furnces Mintek has recently been awarded orders to supply FurnStar Minstral controllers for the first two furnaces to be built at the Xstrata Lion plant. Xstrata plans to expand the plant to a total of six furnaces over the next three years. Further Minstral Controllers on Silicon Furnaces
Today, Xstrata’s Lion ferrochrome plant is one of the largest chromium-processing facilities globally, with nameplate capacity of 364,000 metric tons per year.
Due to the fact that Premus is one of the most technologically advanced and competitive processes used today in the production of ferrochrome it was the process selected for Xstrata’s new ferrochrome facility, Project Lion, that is due to be commissioned in the third quarter of 2006 in the Steelpoort Valley in Mpumulanga, South Africa. 1
ACTOM Air Pollution Control on track with emissions control contract for Xstrata’s Lion Ferrochrome smelter expansion project. At the end of February 2013 ACTOM Air Pollution Control was halfway with erection of the first of three bag houses in its current contract for the control of emissions from the new rotary dryer and two new kilns that form part of the Phase 2 smelter expansion project
Jan 01, 2013· The Xstrata plants at Lydenburg and Steelpoort (Lion) in South Africa are the only commercial, large-scale high carbon ferrochrome plants worldwide utilizing a prereduction step. Chromite ore concentrate, reductant (typically coke, but also char or anthracite), and binder (typically bentonite) are proportioned and dried prior to milling.
inside the closed furnace can be captured, cleaned and recycled for preheating of the ore as well as electric power generation, while the open furnace burns the gas and loses its heat to the atmosphere. For example, the fourth ferrochrome furnace at Hemic, the world's largest closed furnace, with preheat
Local furnace supplier Tenova Pyromet is undertaking the design and supply of equipment for two ferrochrome furnaces for use at the Xstrata-Merafe Chrome Lion ferrochrome complex, in Limpopo.
May 02, 2013· The uprating of the electrode columns on two existing furnaces at Xstrata Alloy’s Lion ferrochrome plant and the replacement of electrode columns on another two furnaces at Xstrata’s Wonderkop plant is another impressive feat for Metix.A 600 000 tpa chromite ore pelletising and sinter plant, part of the Tswelopele project being constructed for the Xstrata Merafe PSV in Rustenburg, is …
Chaitram: Kiran, Xstrata Alloys Lion Ferrochrome, South Africa Chirasha: Jabulani, Zimbabwe Alloys limited, Zimbabwe Coetzee: Charl, Impala Platinum Ltd Mineral Processes, South Africa
Lion II was built at a capital cost of R4.9-billion, capital which included the development of the Magareng chrome mine. The venture owns and operates a number of chromite mines and 22 ferrochrome
Ltd on 9 April 1999. Xstrata has become the largest producer of ChCr in the world with plants at Rusten-burg, Wonderkop, Boshoek, Lydenburg and the new plant near Steelpoort, Lion Ferrochrome. • Hernic Ferrochrome was founded in 1995 for the production of ChCr, as a venture amongst Hernic (Pty) Ltd, ELG Haniel, Nippon Steel Trading and