Russia: Karabashmed stops last old converter

Karabashmed has put out of operation the last of the three 60-ton converters. They are replaced by new Kumera machinery with the capacity of 150 tons each.

Soon the old converters Nos. 2 and 3 will be disassembled.

Two new converters have already been commissioned. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Karabashmed finishes converter site modernization

Karabashmed is finishing a large-scale modernization of the converter site at the metallurgical shop.

The last of the three Kumera converters has been assembled.

All the work is expected to be finished in Q2.

At the same time in the sulfuric acid shop the company is assembling 4 new moist electric filters. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Karabashmed passes supervisory audit

In order to create safe labor conditions Russian Copper Company enterprises gradually implement the integrated management system according to ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007.

In February Karabashmed passed the first supervisory audit of the systems.

The certificates were received in June 2018. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Karabashmed modernizing sulfur acid shop

Karabashmed has started assembling metal structures and sites needed to operate four new moist electric filters in the sulfur acid shop.

The assembly will last for a month.

The electric filters will be commissioned in June. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Karabashmed commissions second Kumera converter

Karabashmed has commissioned the second of three Kumera converters.

Two new converters with the capacity of 150 tons each will increase raw copper manufacture by 15-20%.

The third converter will be commissioned this year, while the old machines will be disassembled. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: 58 violations found at Karabashmed

On September 10-21 the Ural-region department of Rostechnadzor carried out a scheduled inspection of Karabashmed.

As a result 58 violations of legislation on industrial safety have been found.

The company has been given time to remove the violations. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Karabashmed repairs machinery

Karabashmed has carried out scheduled repairs of its chemical and metallurgical machinery. All the planned work was performed in full and according to the schedule. From the moment of the complete halt of the process till the start of the furnace warming, only 9 hours elapsed. In the metal shop the company repaired the main…

Russia: Karabashmed completes machinery repairs

The converter No. 1 has been repaired in the metal shop of Karabashmed.

Even though repairs provide for the faultless operation of the metal machinery, this fall the company intends to put three new Kumera converters into operation. Their capacity is 150 tons.

Karabashmed will also assemble new gas-purifying equipment. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Karabashmed modernizing processing factory

Karabashmed has assembled a new thickener with the diameter of 24 meters at its processing factory. The transition to the new machinery with larger diameter will improve productivity and copper concentrate manufacture efficiency, as well as increase the company environmental safety. Moreover under the program of technical development the company has put in operation 5…

Russia: Karabashmed completes repairs

Karabashmed has repaired the chemical-metallurgical complex. In addition to repairing machinery in the metallurgical, sulfur acid and power shops, the company has also assembled two new Kumera converters. Since 2004 Russian Copper Company has invested over 18 billion rubles in the modernization and environment safety improvement of Karabashmed. In 2018, 2 billion rubles more will…

Russia: Karabashmed starts assembling converters

Karabashmed has started assembling three Kumera converters with the volume of 150 tons each with new gas-purifying equipment at its metallurgical shop. The new machinery will improve ecological safety and increase output. The first converter has already been brought to the site and is being assembled within the scheduled repairs. The second converter will also…