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The Wenatchee smelter was shut down in early January.
My son was lucky that I was not in the direct vicinity of the smelter.
But, the smelter can fully terminate the deal from January 2017 if it gives a notice of 15 months.
The Company had hoped to bring a revolutionary lead metal production technology online prior to the closure of the smelter.
EPA previously deleted five other portions of the Torch Lake Superfund site: Lake Linden Sands, Hubbell/Tamarack, Isle Royal Sands, Mason Smelter and Michigan Smelter.
Apart from the Tsumeb Smelter which produces concentrate, a grainy, metal-rich substance that is produced by grinding raw ore into fine particles and removing the waste, Dundee Precious Metals currently has producing mines, Chelopech in Bulgaria which produces gold, copper and silver and the Kapan Mine in Armenia which produces gold, copper, zinc and silver.
Under the terms of the deal, Century is buying the smelter from Rio Tinto Alcan Inc (RTA) for USD61m (EUR47m) in cash and will receive USD71m in working capital, subject to adjustments, it said.
That meant the smelter had to be located near to a port with good transport links to the site.
Supriyadi was unable to give a time-scale or details on production capacity on the two smelter projects.
Alongside the signing of the joint venture agreement, the project company, Smelter Asia, also executed the principal terms of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Syarikat Sesco Berhad, the wholly owned subsidiary of Sarawak Energy Berhad, to supply over 600MW of power to the proposed smelter.
In doing so, the smelter produced an additional 76,000 tonnes of primary aluminium beyond what was originally forecasted 
for the year.
The smelter, a joint venture between Rio Tinto Alcan (20 per cent), Oman Oil Company (40 per cent) and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (40 per cent), was completed on time, on budget and reached full production capacity in February this year, said a statement.