• Assessing the future environmental impacts of copper

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  • Chapter 8 Environmental Aspects of Copper Production

    domestic copper operations. This chapter reviews the environmental aspects of copper production. It presents a brief overview of the rationale for regulation, the technological controls, and the impact of those controls on do-mestic competitiveness. Further analysis of envi-ronmental regulation and its impact on the U.S.

  • Copper Environmental Profile Copper Alliance

    of copper cathode. The life cycle impact assessment included in this document examined how the production of copper cathode impacts environmental indicators, including primary energy demand, global warming, acidification, eutrophication, smog formation and ozone depletion. *ISO. (2006). ISO 14044. Environmental management Life cycle

  • China and Global Markets: Copper Supply Chain Sustainable

    not satisfy the demand. In this study, the environmental impacts of the global copper supply chain of copper cathodes produced in China were assessed. A Life Cycle Assessment of copper cathodes The results were tested with five different Life Cycle Impact Assessment methods, which showed smelter production and refinery production in 2005.

  • Copper production & environmental impact

    Mineral Extraction. Common ores. Usually found in combination with sulphur, iron, carbon and
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Study for Copper

    Century Copper had approached Qatar Design Consortium to carry out the scope of work (SoW) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study and to prepare the report submitted to the MME and to obtain Environmental Approval from MME.A structured and detailed survey including walk over survey, sampling analysis were performed which includes critical environmental components like ambient air

  • China and Global Markets: Copper Supply Chain Sustainable

    not satisfy the demand. In this study, the environmental impacts of the global copper supply chain of copper cathodes produced in China were assessed. A Life Cycle Assessment of copper cathodes The results were tested with five different Life Cycle Impact Assessment methods, which showed smelter production and refinery production in 2005.

  • Life cycle assessment: a time-series analysis of copper

    Sep 01, 2012· Previous studies of environmental impacts in the mineral industry have focused on the life cycle assessment of specific processes, such as the concentration and refining stages in smelting of copper sulphide ores (Durucan et al., 2006), the impact assessment of mineral extraction processes (Salomons, 1995; Huang et al., 2010), and the

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Of Open Pit Copper Mining

    This paper applies Folchi method to evaluate the impact of open-pit mining in four Iranian mines that lacked previous geo-environmental assessment. Having key geologic resources, these mines are: Mouteh gold mine, Gol-eGohar and Chogart iron mines, and Sarcheshmeh copper mine.

  • August 5, 1997 UNION MINIERE BULGARiAN COPPER

    BULGARiAN COPPER SMELTER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF MDK SMELTER PR90579 Rev. 0. 951 MDK operates a copper smelter/refinery complex located close to Protection Act and specifically with Regulation No. 1 of 7 August 1995 on Environmental Impact Assessment issued by The Republic of Bulgaria Ministry of Environment, Ministry of

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines for the Mining

    Environmental impact assessment guidance for the mining sector includes: copper, tin, antimony, lead, nickel, zinc, chromium, bauxite), and Precious Stone < 50 acre and < 50,000 t/a ≥ 50 acre or ≥ 50,000 t/a 152 Refining of Metal Mineral Ore (without using hazardous chemicals) < 50,000 t/a ≥ 50,000 t/a 153 Refining of Metal Mineral

  • Copper Life Cycle Analysis by the European Copper Institute

    An impact category is a class representing environmental issues of concern into which the LCA results may be assigned (EN ISO 14042, 1997). The following six standard impact categories, often used in Life Cycle Assessments, have been quantified in this Life Cycle Inventory:

  • (PDF) Assessing the environmental Impact of metal

    Electro-refining Cathode copper. Cathode copper This chapter analysed and summarised the significant research outputs published on the environmental impact assessment of mining and mineral

  • ENVIRONMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR

    1.1 visakh refinery modernization project (vrmp) 2 1.2 scope of the eia 3 1.3 frame work of assessment 4 1.4 methodology for environmental impact assessment 4 1.4.1 project setting and description 5 1.4.2 identification of impacts 5 1.4.3 baseline data collection 5 1.4.4 environmental impact

  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Hydrometallurgical

    Life cycle assessment (LCA) was applied to hydrometallurgical treatments carried out using a new portable prototype plant for the recovery of valuable metals from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). The plant was fed with the WEEE residues from physical processes for the recycling of fluorescent lamps, cathode ray tubes (CRTs), Li-ion accumulators and printed circuit boards (PCBs

  • Copper Glencore

    The smelter produces anodes containing 99.1% copper, which are shipped to CCR in Montreal to be converted into 99.99% copper cathodes, and then sold on world markets. In operation since 1927, the Horne Smelter is the only copper smelter in Canada. Similarly, in operation since 1931, the CCR Refinery is the only copper refinery in Canada.

  • Life cycle assessment of copper production: a case study

    Oct 23, 2017· Purpose China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of refined and reclaimed copper because of the rapid economic and industrial development of this country. However, only a few studies have analyzed the environmental impact of China’s copper industry. The current study analyzes the life cycle environmental impact of copper production in China. Methods A life cycle impact assessment

  • Environmental impact of high-value gold scrap recycling

    Aug 25, 2020· The gold routes satisfying the global gold supply are mining (74%), recycling of high-value gold (23%), and electronic scraps (3%). Besides its applications in the investment, jewelry, and industrial sector, gold also has a bad image. The gold production in industrial as well as artisanal and small-scale mines creates negative impacts such as resource depletion, extensive chemical use, toxic

  • Głogów Copper Smelter and refinery KGHM Corporate Website

    General InformationThe Głogów Copper Smelter comprises two process lines Głogów I smelter and Głogów II smelter. Both use the technology of single-stage flash smelting of copper concentrates directly to blister copper with an approximately 98.5% Cu content. The final product is cathode copper with a Cu content of 99.99%, registered on the London Metal Exchange as grade A in

  • A Political Ecology of Copper Production and Environmental

    Chapter 4 Environmental Assessment of Copper Mining 4.1 Copper Mining and Processing 40 4.1.1 Ore Extraction 41 4.1.2 Ore Concentration–Separating Minerals from the Gangue 41 4.1.3 Smelting to form Matte _ and ^lister _ opper 41 4.1.4 Electronic Refining to Form Pure Copper 42 4.1.5 Leaching 43

  • China and Global Markets: Copper Supply Chain Sustainable

    not satisfy the demand. In this study, the environmental impacts of the global copper supply chain of copper cathodes produced in China were assessed. A Life Cycle Assessment of copper cathodes The results were tested with five different Life Cycle Impact Assessment methods, which showed smelter production and refinery production in 2005.

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Of Open Pit Copper Mining

    This paper applies Folchi method to evaluate the impact of open-pit mining in four Iranian mines that lacked previous geo-environmental assessment. Having key geologic resources, these mines are: Mouteh gold mine, Gol-eGohar and Chogart iron mines, and Sarcheshmeh copper mine.

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines for the Mining

    Environmental impact assessment guidance for the mining sector includes: copper, tin, antimony, lead, nickel, zinc, chromium, bauxite), and Precious Stone < 50 acre and < 50,000 t/a ≥ 50 acre or ≥ 50,000 t/a 152 Refining of Metal Mineral Ore (without using hazardous chemicals) < 50,000 t/a ≥ 50,000 t/a 153 Refining of Metal Mineral

  • A Political Ecology of Copper Production and Environmental

    Chapter 4 Environmental Assessment of Copper Mining 4.1 Copper Mining and Processing 40 4.1.1 Ore Extraction 41 4.1.2 Ore Concentration–Separating Minerals from the Gangue 41 4.1.3 Smelting to form Matte _ and ^lister _ opper 41 4.1.4 Electronic Refining to Form Pure Copper 42 4.1.5 Leaching 43

  • Life cycle assessment of copper production: a case study

    Oct 23, 2017· Purpose China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of refined and reclaimed copper because of the rapid economic and industrial development of this country. However, only a few studies have analyzed the environmental impact of China’s copper industry. The current study analyzes the life cycle environmental impact of copper production in China. Methods A life cycle impact assessment

  • (PDF) Assessing the environmental Impact of metal

    Electro-refining Cathode copper. Cathode copper This chapter analysed and summarised the significant research outputs published on the environmental impact assessment of mining and mineral

  • Environment King King Copper Gold Project

    Environmental Impact Assessment King-king Copper-Gold is in the process of documenting and assessing the physical and social environment at and around the locations of proposed Project facilities. This work consists of an environmental and social baseline study, a Philippine Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and an International Social and

  • Environmental impact assessment planning of oil refineries

    Environmental Impact Assessment of oil refineries in Iran is based on the evaluation of environmental impacts reports, field study assessments, environmental monitoring and decision-making process. Recognition of environmental damages, identifying the effects of

  • ENVIRONMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR

    1.1 visakh refinery modernization project (vrmp) 2 1.2 scope of the eia 3 1.3 frame work of assessment 4 1.4 methodology for environmental impact assessment 4 1.4.1 project setting and description 5 1.4.2 identification of impacts 5 1.4.3 baseline data collection 5 1.4.4 environmental impact

  • Sterlite typifies all that's wrong with environmental

    Jun 27, 2018· The plant produces 36 per cent of the copper used in India and a shutdown might have an impact not just on the copper industry but also on many manufacturing industries, like automotive. But if its industrial importance and criticality to the region’s economy is true, so is the adverse health impact it has had on the people of the region.

  • Life Cycle Assessment of Cathode Copper Production

    The environmental impact of Chinese cathode copper production was identified and quantified in the context of pyrometallurgy ical and hydrometallurgical method by life cycle approach. Combined with the situation of copper resources in China, the copper ores mining, mineral processing, transportation and smelting sector, were analyzed in detail.

  • (PDF) A model for environmental impact assessment of oil

    Strategic environmental assessment can The model for environmental impact assessment of oil help solve environmental impact assessment failures in developing refinery and analysis of the results were are established countries, Journal of Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 25, based on the interactions matrixes in which the interactions 307

  • Life Cycle Assessment of Metallic Copper Produced by the

    Based on the life cycle assessment results, the key factors to reduce the overall environmental impact for China’s cathode copper production include optimizing the efficiency of copper resource

  • Addressing Geographic Variability in the Comparative

    Comparative toxicity potentials (CTP), in life cycle impact assessment also known as characterization factors (CF), of copper (Cu) and nickel (Ni) were calculated for a global set of 760 soils. An accessibility factor (ACF) that takes into account the role of the reactive, solid-phase metal pool in the soil was introduced into the definition of CTP. Geographic differences in fate