Recylex bringing forward lead smelter maintenance because of furnace wear-out

Lead-zinc producer Recylex must bring forward maintenance at its Nordenham lead smelter due to the advanced deterioration of the main furnace there, the company said.

The refractory bricks of its main furnace have worn out since it was connected to the new reduction furnace in June last year, Recyclex, Europe’s third largest lead producer, said on Tuesday January 8.

To connect with the reduction furnace, the operational mode of the main furnace...


Julian Luk

January 09, 2019

18:08 GMT