International Symposium on Lead and Zinc Processing
Durban, South Africa, 25-29 February 2008
Please note that this provisional programme is still subject to major changes.
An optional plant visit to the mining operation of Rosh Pinah and the metallurgical operation of Skorpion Zinc in the southern part of Namibia will be offered on Monday 3 March 2008. A chartered flight will take delegates to Namibia. The plane will return to South Africa in time to continue with the South African plant visits (Fry's Metals and Zincor).
Skorpion Zinc has a leach (oxide), SX and EW circuit.
Rosh Pinah, Namibia
Fry's Metals, Germiston, South Africa
A major supplier of lead and lead alloys to the battery and electrical cable industry.
Zincor, Springs, South Africa
A roast (sulphide), SX and EW circuit.