Jinchuan starts up 400,000-tpy copper plant

Jinchuan Group has begun production at phase one of its Fangcheng copper smelter, in another sign that Chinese copper producers are raising output to take advantage of higher treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs).

The 400,000-tpy unit was officially launched on Friday October 18, a source at Jinchuan confirmed. Initial production at Fangcheng, on China’s southern coast in Guanxi province, is on a trial basis....

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Metal NM

October 21, 2013

08:33 GMT

SHANGHAI