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Metals produced | KGHM Corporate Website

Rhenium produced by KGHM as a by-product in the production of copper. It is obtained from the processing of waste sulfuric acid. More information about rhenium is here. Other products. Refined lead, sulphuric acid, copper sulphate, nickel sulphate and technical selenium are products that KGHM obtains during copper ore processing operations. Lead

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The removal of nickel from copper electrorefining bleed ...

Jan 01, 1998· Consequently, the maximum permissible level of nickel in copper for electrical uses is 7.0 ppm. At Mufulira Copper Refinery (MCR) of the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited, very high grade copper cathodes are produced and the company …

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Nickel - Products - Nornickel

Nickel is known to have been discovered in 1751. As recently as a hundred years ago, it was still considered to be a worthless variety of copper. Mine rs in south-eastern Germany mistook a mixture of nickel and arsenic for copper. The name of the metal comes from the German word "Nickel" which was the name given to an evil spirit who was ...

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Nickel sulfate | NiSO4 - PubChem

Nickel Sulfate is a yellow, green or blue colored, crystalline inorganic compound that produces toxic gases upon heating. Nickel sulfate is used in electroplating and as a chemical intermediate to produce other nickel compounds. Exposure to this substance can cause severe dermatitis, skin and asthma-like allergies and affects the lungs, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract and neurological system.

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Nickel(II) sulfate - Wikipedia

Nickel(II) sulfate, or just nickel sulfate, usually refers to the inorganic compound with the formula NiSO 4 (H 2 O) 6.This highly soluble blue green coloured salt is a common source of the Ni 2+ ion for electroplating.. Approximately 40,000 tonnes were produced in 2005. It is mainly used for electroplating of nickel.. In 2005–2006, nickel sulfate was the top allergen in patch tests (19.0%).

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Umcor » Copper products

In the production of copper cathodes, precious metals like gold, silver, platinum and palladium are obtained as by-products. In addition chemical products like copper sulphate, copper oxychloride, iron silicate slag and nickel sulphate are also produced.

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Mining giant BHP delivers first nickel sulphate crystals ...

Oct 01, 2021· The company explained that nickel from BHP's mines is processed at the Kalgoorlie nickel smelter, before it is transported to the Kwinana nickel refinery and refined into nickel metal (in the form of powder or briquettes). Nickel powder is then processed through the new sulphate plant to make nickel sulphate.

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Mixed hydroxide precipitate — the new class one nickel ...

Oct 03, 2021· Three years ago, nickel intermediates had no use in the market except to be refined to either a chemical like a plaiting grade nickel sulphate or into a …

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Producing Copper Powder from Copper Bleed Solution by ...

The copper depleted solution could be further purified with respect to the residual copper and processed for the recovery of nickel powder by hydrogen reduction. Properties of the copper powder obtained from the large-scale experiments from actual plant and synthetic solutions have been evaluated for P/M applications. Compaction, green density,

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Extractive separation of copper and nickel from copper ...

Dec 01, 2008· Bleed stream from electro refining step of copper smelter was processed to recover the metals as high value products such as copper and nickel powders or salts. The process consists of partial decopperisation of the bleed stream followed by crystallization of a mixed salt of copper and nickel sulphate, leaching of the mixed salt, removal of ...

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Nickel processing - Extraction and refining | Britannica

Nickel processing - Nickel processing - Extraction and refining: The extraction of nickel from ore follows much the same route as copper, and indeed, in a number of cases, similar processes and equipment are used. The major differences in equipment are the use of higher-temperature refractories and the increased cooling required to accommodate the higher operating temperatures in nickel ...

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DOWNSTREAM NICKEL SULPHATE STUDY UPDATE

Typically, nickel sulphate is produced from intermediate or refined nickel products that have been subject to multiple complex metallurgical processes. These additional processes have resulted in nickel sulphate trading ... the sulphide concentrate into soluble metal sulphate species (nickel, cobalt, copper, iron etc), sulphuric acid and sulphur.

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Refining of crude nickel sulphate obtained from copper ...

May 01, 1996· A new method of crude nickel sulphate refining for the Copper Smelter at Krompachy (Slovak Republic) was studied. The crude nickel sulphate removed from the copper electrolyte in the tankhouse contains iron, copper, zinc, and cobalt as impurities, mostly in the form of sulphates.

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Study on future demand and supply security of nickel for ...

Ying Lu – Senior A nalyst, Nickel Sulphate & Cobalt Ying is a Senior Analyst and focusing on nickel sulphate and cobalt research at Roskill. Ying leads Roskill's multi-client analysis for both these markets and is lead author of Roskill's annual nickel sulphate and cobalt reports.

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Recovery of nickel powder from copper bleed electrolyte of ...

Aug 25, 2007· The copper bleed solution obtained from an Indian copper smelter contains 39.86 g/L Cu, 9.58 g/L Ni, 0.26 g/L Fe, 0.108 g/L Bi, 0.007 g/L As, 0.055 g/L Sb, 198.04 g/L H 2 SO 4.To optimise the experimental conditions a synthetic solution containing (g/L): 38.42 Cu, 19.37Ni, 171.5 H 2 SO 4 was prepared ().The partially decopperised bleed solution, containing equal amounts of copper and nickel ...

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Producing high-grade nickel sulfate with solvent ...

Solvent displacement crystallization entails the addition of water-miscible organic solvents to aqueous metalliferous solutions to cause salt crystallization. In this work, isopropanol is used to produce well-grown and relatively pure nickel-sulfate hexahydrate crystals from industrial de-copperized electrolyte. By proper selection of the organic-to-aqueous ratio, the method of solvent ...

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Nickel Refining - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

A temperature in the ranges of 320–330 K is maintained by the use of water-cooled cathodes.The electrolyte consists of 2–5 g/L nickel, 45–60 g/L sulfate-ions, and 0.05–0.15 g/L chloride-ions at pH ranging from 5.5 to 7.Approximation of anode current efficiency to cathode one by chloride-ion concentration control provides the electrolyte composition stability.

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The removal of nickel from copper electrorefining bleed ...

The high nickel, copper anodes started to pose a problem at the electrorefining stage as they led to a progressive increase in the Ni tenor of the electrolyte. In order to produce high quality copper cathodes with less than 1 ppm Ni, it became necessary to bleed-off …

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Electrolytic Refining - Mineral Processing & Metallurgy

May 24, 2016· Copper: In the actual copper-refining operation, the impure alloy of copper, nickel, gold, etc., is cast in a thin, flat plate constituting the anode: the cathode is usually a sheet of pure electrolytic copper. Anodes and cathodes (30 to 40 of each) are immersed in a cell containing copper sulphate and sulphuric acid which serves as an electrolyte.

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Nickel | BHP

Nickel sulphide and laterite ore are used to make nickel metal, predominantly for the production of stainless steel. Electric vehicles Nickel sulphate, a key ingredient in the batteries that drive electric vehicles, is another product of nickel sulphide and laterite ore.

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Atmospheric acid leaching of nickel- copper matte from ...

Nickel–copper mattes are conventionally produced by smelting nickel and copper ... existing Ni–Cu matte refining processes. Conventionally, two process routes are employed for leaching Ni-Cu matte. The first one involves both atmospheric and pressure leaching in acidic copper–nickel sulphate solution, with oxygen being the oxidizing agent ...

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Production costs of the non-ferrous metals in the EU and ...

Sep 01, 2016· For nickel sulphate, on the other hand, the database (Wood Mackenzie, 2015a) assumed that on average sulphate contains 22% nickel and that the refinery obtains a net return equivalent to 60% of the contained metal. This methodology was applied only to refineries that report production of nickel.

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WO1999060179A1 - Recovery of nickel from copper …

A method is provided for recovering nickel from a copper refinery tankhouse electrolyte as a nickel containing or nickel-copper containing cake. According to this method, a portion of the electrolyte is decopperized to a desired level of copper concentration and the so decopperized solution is subjected to an acid retardation operation, so as to separate it into a strong acid stream and a weak ...

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WO1999060179A1 - Recovery of nickel from copper refinery ...

A method is provided for recovering nickel from a copper refinery tankhouse electrolyte as a nickel containing or nickel-copper containing cake. According to this method, a portion of the electrolyte is decopperized to a desired level of copper concentration and the so decopperized solution is subjected to an acid retardation operation, so as to separate it into a strong acid stream and a weak ...

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Recovery of nickel from bleeding electrolyte treatment ...

Approximately 160 m3/day of electrolyte bleed from the Atlantic Copper Refinery Tankhouse is sent daily to the Electrolyte Treatment Plant to control the copper content and main impurities (As, Sb ...

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Extraction and Refining of the Platinum Metals

copper sulphate and the nickel sulphate is passed to the nickel refinery. There are 21 anodes and 20 cathodes in each cell and a current of 15; amp per square foot is main- tained. The quantity of anode slime formed by the dissolving of these anodes is small and falls to the bottom of the cells, where it is ...

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Smmelting & Refining Business | Business | Sumitomo Metal ...

In terms of copper smelting and refining, the Toyo Smelter & Refinery has a production capacity of 450,000 tonnes on a single line, and boasts global top-class cost competitiveness. ... Harima Refinery. This plant produces nickel sulfate, which is used as a raw material for …

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Our recycling operations

The refinery's precious metal slimes processing plant obtains feed from internally generated, as well as externally purchased, slimes. The CCR refinery's products include copper cathodes, gold, silver and other specialty metals and chemicals, including selenium, tellurium, copper sulphate, nickel sulphate and a concentrate of platinum group metals.

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A New Process for Cobalt Nickel Separation

a) Copper, if present in commercial quantities, by solvent extraction. b) Iron and aluminum by hydrolysis with limestone or lime, and filtering. c) Last traces of copper, plus any zinc or cadmium present, by H2S precipitation and filtering. The resultant solution containing …

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(PDF) Producing high-grade nickel sulfate with solvent ...

The heterogeneous crystallization of nickel sulfate (20°C, low S, 250 g/L H 2 SO 4 ). The in uence of crystallization strategy on solids density and formation of nes.

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Liberating Copper and Nickel: A True Story

The copper concentration continues to increase along with other impurities such as nickel, zinc, arsenic, bismuth, antimony and many others. In order to control the copper concentration and other impurites in the electrolyte, a solution bleed is required, also known as a " copper liberator " circuit. Copper liberator circuits use electrowinning ...

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Base metals – Anglo American Platinum

We refine and market base metals and can tailor metal to specific requirements for our customers. The Rustenburg Base Metals Refinery produces high quality electrowon nickel from a state-of-the-art automated tank house, as well as copper cathode, cobalt sulphate and sodium sulphate. All products are securely packaged for shipping.

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Nickel Sulphate Formula

Nickel Sulfate is an inorganic compound. One can usually get it as a by-product of copper refining. Nickel Sulfate naturally occurs as a rare mineral which is retgersite. In this short article, we will discuss the nickel sulphate formula, its chemical structure along with some properties and examples. Let us learn it! Source: simple.wikipedia.org

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