process of zimasco smelting

Zimasco targets 300 000mt high chrome ore

2020-8-8  “As previously reported, at the end of March 2020, Zimasco temporarily halted its smelting and related mining operations in response to weak global demand and resultant low prices for ferrochrome which made continued production unviable. “The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in continued low demand and weak prices.

Zimasco Bus Ex

This complex consists of four furnaces in the West Plant, which were constructed between 1965 and 1972, and a further two furnaces in the East Plant, constructed between 1976 and 1980. At Kwekwe, the chromite ore undergoes a range of smelting and crushing processes to produce a high quality carbon ferrochrome alloy.

The recovery of ferrochrome from slag at Zimasco ...

A highly efficient process has been developed to recover the valuable metals from slag in a form that is as far as possible directly salable. Six commercial plants have been built and are now operating, one of which is at Zimasco's ferro-chromium smelting complex in KweKwe, Zimbabwe. This plant is now producing saleable ferrochrome containing less ...

Zimasco switches off furnaces - Southern Eye

2015-12-12  Pastes are used as battery in the burning or smelting process of ores in the furnaces. A source said the company only has 36 pastes against a requirement of 500 pastes on monthly basis. Zimasco has also faced serious challenges with the 645

The recovery of ferrochrome from slag at Zimasco ...

1997-11-1  After a meeting between Zimasco and Mintek, it was agreed that the process should be tested on site to determine the metal grade and yield which could be obtained and get an estimate of head grades of the various slag products at Zimasco. THE PROCESS During the crushing and screening of the metal containing slag, emphasis is placed on producing crushed slag, having a narrow size

Zimasco scales down ops The Herald

2015-6-15  “Due to the prevailing low market prices for ferrochrome, Zimasco scaled down its ferrochrome smelting operation to 40 percent of capacity at the end of 2014.

Government strikes new deal for Zimasco The

2015-5-31  GOVERNMENT has brokered a deal between a South African-based company, Moti Investments, and Zimbabwe Alloy Smelting Company (Zimasco) that could see the Russian-owned company buying all the produce from the Kwekwe-based chrome-smelting firm amid plummeting chrome prices on the global market.. Zimasco recently switched off two of its blast furnaces and proposed a

Zimasco pollution scandal in Zimbabwe

"Zimasco should immediately start the decontamination process for highly contaminated areas such as the effluent that is currently contained in the holding ponds as the laboratory analytical results have shown significant levels of chromium hexavalent and install mitigatory measures to avoid further pollution of the environment, soil, ground and surface water in future operations," reads part of the EMA report.

Zimasco production, exports to double - Zimbabwe

2017-2-18  He said there are also plans to begin the process of retiring its legacy debt over a period beginning June this year. “Zimasco is targeting to increase production and exports, by the second quarter, to a total of 12 500 metric tonnes per annum from Smelting and Metal Recovery as well as 20 000 tonnes per annum from Chrome Ore Concentrates,” said Mr Saruchera.

Zimbabwe: Zimasco to Splurge U.S $300 Million -

2014-1-30  Previously known as African Chrome Mines, Zimasco started operating in 1926 as an exporter of chromite ore. In 1962, it started its first smelting operation and was

Zimasco resumes operations The Herald

2020-11-13  Zimasco intends to build a 4 x 16,5 MVA ferrochrome smelting complex with a capacity to produce 140 000 tonnes of ferrochrome. The project is a joint venture with Afrochine Smelting.

Zimasco back on track The Herald

2016-9-27  The ban had been in place since April 2010. Chrome ore concentrates are upgraded from elluvial chrome ore fines which are not suitable for direct use in the normal Zimasco smelting process

Zimasco targets 300 000mt high chrome ore

2020-8-9  Zimasco general manager- marketing and administration Ms Clara Sadomba said the production of high-grade concentrates for exports has continued uninterrupted and the company looks forward to achieving its target of 300 000 metric tonnes production for the year. ... together with the associated chromite ore mining to support the smelting process ...

Zimasco pollution scandal in Zimbabwe

"Zimasco should immediately start the decontamination process for highly contaminated areas such as the effluent that is currently contained in the holding ponds as the laboratory analytical results have shown significant levels of chromium hexavalent and install mitigatory measures to avoid further pollution of the environment, soil, ground ...

Zimasco switches off furnaces - Southern Eye

2015-12-12  Pastes are used as battery in the burning or smelting process of ores in the furnaces. A source said the company only has 36 pastes against a requirement of 500 pastes on monthly basis. Zimasco has also faced serious challenges with the 645 workers who have been picketing the Kwekwe plant demanding their retrenchment packages.

Zimbabwe: Zimasco Scales Down Operations -

2015-6-15  Zimbabwe's largest ferrochrome producer, Zimasco has scaled down its ferrochrome smelting operations to 40 percent capacity due to the prevailing low

Government strikes new deal for Zimasco The

2015-5-31  GOVERNMENT has brokered a deal between a South African-based company, Moti Investments, and Zimbabwe Alloy Smelting Company (Zimasco) that could see the Russian-owned company buying all the produce from the Kwekwe-based chrome-smelting firm amid plummeting chrome prices on the global market.. Zimasco recently switched off two of its blast furnaces and proposed a

Zimasco Signs U.S.$12 Million Lease Agreement

At full throttle, Portnex International is expected to process 240 000 tonnes of raw chrome per annum which translates to 100 000 tonnes of ferrochrome over the same period. The country's biggest ferrochrome smelter and miner, Zimbabwe Mining and Smelting Company (Zimasco) has signed a $12 million lease agreement with South African based firm ...

Zimasco production, exports to double - Zimbabwe

2017-2-18  He said there are also plans to begin the process of retiring its legacy debt over a period beginning June this year. “Zimasco is targeting to increase production and exports, by the second quarter, to a total of 12 500 metric tonnes per annum from Smelting and Metal Recovery as well as 20 000 tonnes per annum from Chrome Ore Concentrates ...

Production - Zimbabwe - PMM - Johnson Matthey

Zimasco (a ferrochrome mining and smelting company) took over Mimosa in 1992. The pilot plant was refurbished, and mining recommenced in 1994, gradually building up to a rate of just under 30,000 tonnes of ore per month. ... The mine is designed to extract and process 120,000 tonnes of ore per month, which should yield around 70,000 oz of ...

Zimbabwe: Zimasco Scales Down Operations -

2015-6-15  Zimbabwe's largest ferrochrome producer, Zimasco has scaled down its ferrochrome smelting operations to 40 percent capacity due to the prevailing low

Zimasco: Inside the smoke and mirrors corporate

2016-9-12  The Zimasco debacle, people in the know say, could further isolate Zimbabwe which is in the process of restoring relations with the international community after years of ostracisation owing to its chaotic seizure of white-owned commercial farms and past elections deemed not to be free and fair, which were charecterised by political violence.

Government strikes new deal for Zimasco The

2015-5-31  GOVERNMENT has brokered a deal between a South African-based company, Moti Investments, and Zimbabwe Alloy Smelting Company (Zimasco) that could see the Russian-owned company buying all the produce from the Kwekwe-based chrome-smelting firm amid plummeting chrome prices on the global market.. Zimasco recently switched off two of its blast furnaces and proposed a

Zimasco production, exports to double - Zimbabwe

2017-2-18  He said there are also plans to begin the process of retiring its legacy debt over a period beginning June this year. “Zimasco is targeting to increase production and exports, by the second quarter, to a total of 12 500 metric tonnes per annum from Smelting and Metal Recovery as well as 20 000 tonnes per annum from Chrome Ore Concentrates ...

Zimasco wins case against ChinaZim - NewsDay

2018-3-15  Zimasco said it carried out a survey which showed that a total of 40 069 tonnes of the run-of-mine chrome ore was mined by ChinaZim and in an e-mail dated June 20, 2016, the latter admitted in ...

the chrome ore mining process -

Zimasco targets cost-effective chrome mining NewsDay . Sep 24, 2015Zimasco targets cost-effective chrome mining. More modern cost-effective furnaces that can utilise fine ore in the smelting process are also needed to enable effective utilisation of the chrome ore resource as the current furnaces can only utilise lumpy ore.

Zimasco creates 700 jobs - zimbabwesituation

2017-12-19  Zimasco has made a turnover of more than $158 million and a profit of more than $45 million.”Mr Saruchera said the company would be independent by end of next month after a smooth handover-takeover process. Since the beginning of the year, Zimasco has contributed over $103 million to the country’s total chrome proceeds.

Production - Zimbabwe - PMM - Johnson Matthey

Zimasco (a ferrochrome mining and smelting company) took over Mimosa in 1992. The pilot plant was refurbished, and mining recommenced in 1994, gradually building up to a rate of just under 30,000 tonnes of ore per month. ... The mine is designed to extract and process 120,000 tonnes of ore per month, which should yield around 70,000 oz of ...

SA firm to recruit Ex-Zimasco employees The Chronicle

2016-1-20  Lovemore Zigara, Midlands Correspondent SOUTH Africa-based firm, Portnex, which took over operations at the Zimbabwe Mining and Smelting Company (Zimasco) following a

chrome smelting equipment for sale - chrome

supply and stable . FeCr sintering and smelting process. BAT- Jun 5, 2012 Mining information for the Kroondal mine in South Africa presented by A Dense Media Separation (DMS) process in the concentrator plant Apr 3, 2014 Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting Company (Zimasco

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