Hindustan Zinc successfully completes 88 kt Debottlenecking project

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Mumbai, May 1 (UNI) Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) has announced that it has successfully completed its 88,000 tpa zinc debottlenecking project at the Chanderiya and Debari smelters, two months ahead of schedule.

The total metal production capacity is now 754,000 tpa. HZL has already enhanced its ore production capacity to 7.1 million tonnes per annum, the release issued by HZL said.

The successful completion of the debottlenecking projects, together with HZL's recently announced brownfield smelter projects, will increase total production capacities of zinc and lead to 10,65,000 tonnes per annum and make HZL the world's largest zinc-lead producer by 2010.

The fully integrated mining and construction of the 80 MW captive power plant at Zawar is also progressing on schedule and is expected to be commissioned by mid-2008.


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