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She wasn't an activist when she went to work at a Kenyan lead smelter. But when her breast milk started to make her baby sick, she began to gather evidence on the smelter's damaging health effects
According to the April EPA newsletter, they studied levels of copper and zinc as well, because those two metals are associated with the processing that went on at the mine and smelter but do occur naturally in high levels in soils.
An intensive overview of the operations and of the many opportunities and challenges faced by the smelter that are similar to those experienced at the Tsumeb Smelter was provided.
These batteries are recycled at secondary lead smelters. We own such a smelter in southern Missouri.
The upcoming Mden aluminium smelter in Saudi Arabia has a capacity of 740,000 tonnes.
The multibillion-dollar projects are to include the construction of two world-class smelters with an output of 500,000 tonnes of copper per year and an annual production of 200,000 tonnes of zinc.
The smelter is provided with alumina by two trains a day from the town, each consisting of 21 wagons.
The move comes at the start of a week when Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery will meet Energy Secretary Chris Huhne to quiz him on what assistance the Government can offer in keeping the smelter open, or finding a buyer to take it on.
Taha Asia Pacific director Hamish McCallum said about $5m was being spent to build the plant needed at the smelter in New Zealand to process dross.
Al Bukhary said: "Our strategic collaboration with Chinalco for Smelter Asia will bring the best-in-class technology to create a modern aluminium plant that will contribute to the socio-economic growth of Sarawak state.
Peru's Ministry for Energy and Mines is likely to start the process of closing the Doe Run Peru smelter, according to a Mining Ministry spokesman.
UK-based copper miner and smelter Weatherly International (LON:WTI) said Tuesday it has won the go-ahead of the Namibian competition regulator to sell its Tsumeb smelter operations to Canadian precious metals miner Dundee Precious Metals (TSE:DPM) for USD33m (EUR23m).