Yunnan Copper’s new Chifeng smelter to be commissioned on April 17 – sources

One of two production lines at Yunnan Copper’s new 400,000-tonne-per-year smelter in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, will be commissioned on Wednesday April 17, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Fastmarkets.

The production line that will be commissioned on Wednesday has an annual capacity for 200,000 tonnes of refined copper and replaces Yunnan Copper’s existing 200,000-tpy production line in the city of Chifeng, following the smelter’s relocation to Chifeng’s industrial zone in 2016. The company had failed to complete construction...


Anna Xu

April 16, 2019

08:23 GMT