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Zijin Copper Smelter

Ownership: 100%

Location

Shanghang County, Longyan City, Fujian Province

Ownership

100%

Project status

In   operation

DESIGNED CAPACITY

Copper   cathode: 300,000 tonnes; its output of copper cathode would reach 400,000t/a   after technical upgrades. The main systems have been upgraded in late 2020.

2020 PRODUCTION

Cathode   copper: 291,400 tonnes; sulfuric acid(by-product): 852,100 tonnes; gold:   11.20 tonnes; silver: 306.68 tonnes


Zijin Copper Co., Ltd. was listed as a national-level “Green Factory” in 2018, a “National Pilot Enterprise for Eco-design of Industrial Products” in 2015, and a “National Green Design Demonstration Enterprise” in 2019, by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. In 2015, it was recognized as a “National Eco-civilization Project for Soil and Water Preservation” by the Ministry of Water Resources.

The ZIJIN cathode copper produced by Zijin Copper is both registered with the London Metal Exchange (LME) and the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Its by-products of gold and silver are registered with the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), Shanghai Futures Exchange, and Shanghai Gold Exchange.


Performance
Cathode Copper Produced
Gold Produced
Zijin Copper Smelter