Hindustan Zinc to invest Rs 570 cr in Fumer Plant

At an estimated expenditure of Rs 570 crore, Hindustan Zinc will set up its first Zinc Fumer Plant in Rajasthan by 2018.

The mega facility will extract metals from waste and produce about 3,000 tonnes of zinc per annum.

Speaking to PTI, Hindustan Zinc CEO Sunil Duggal said, “Hindustan Zinc has placed formal order with Chinese firm Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (NFC) and we are expecting to commission the first Zinc Fumer Plant by the middle of 2018.”

Duggal further said while treating waste, the Zinc Fuming Plant will also produce a large quantity of slag that would be fully utilised by the cement industry.

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