NEWSBREAK: LS Nikko's Onsan II copper smelter in six-day unplanned shutdown

South Korean copper producer LS Nikko shut its Onsan II smelter for unplanned maintenance on Thursday August 8, affecting concentrate throughput, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Fastmarkets.

The smelter has the capacity to produce 300,000 tonnes per year of copper anode and operates using a Mitsubishi Continuous process.

The smelter is due to be restarted on Wednesday August 14 and plans are being made to limit the impact...


Archie Hunter

August 13, 2019

09:51 GMT