Aurubis’ Olen copper plant at half capacity to June; anodes diverted to market - sources
Aurubis’ copper refining facility in Belgium has to operate at 50% of its full capacity due to an earlier incident, diverting intermediate-product copper anodes to the spot market, Fastmarkets has learned.
Last November, a transport crane collapsed in the electrolysis section
of Aurubis’ copper tankhouse in Olen, Belgium, which transforms anodes into cathodes of 99.995% copper content. The Olen plant produces 340,000 tonnes per year of copper cathodes.
The tankhouse shall resume full...
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