Outotec to renovate South American copper smelter and sulfuric acid plant

The Finnish company will deliver engineering, process technology and equipment for improved gas handling and reduced sulfur dioxide emissions, improved heat recovery and water management, as well as technical assistance during the construction, commissioning and start-up of the smelter and acid plant.

“We are pleased to provide specialized technical services to our customer and help them to comply with the new environmental regulations. In this project we have combined our efforts with our customer to extend the life cycle of their facilities, secure business sustainability and care of environment in a mutually beneficial way,” said Jyrki Makkonen, head of Outotec’s Metals, Energy & Water business area.