Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant says produces 50,851 tns of zinc in JanЦMar
MOSCOW, Apr 5 (PRIME) -- The output of Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant, the major facility of Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC), amounted to 50,851 tonnes of commercial zinc, 239 tonnes of cadmium, and 1,729 tonnes of indium in JanuaryЦMarch, the plant said in a statement on Friday.
CEO Pavel Izbrekht attributed the result to upgrading. In 2018, the company invested 1.3 billion rubles in upgrading and launched a desalinization facility at its hydrometallurgical unit, switched the second Waelz kiln for heat treatment of Waelz oxide, and launched a unit for refining of secondary zinc-bearing raw materials.
The plant expects its annual output to grow by 4.7% this year to 200,000 tonnes of commercial products.
(65.3281 rubles Ц U.S. $1)