2023 Spring/Summer Issue

Trash to treasure: IBC reroutes waste SO2 into sulfuric acid production

Industrias Básicas de Caldas (IBC) in Manizales city, Colombia, shares strategy of they brought wastewater into compliance and recycled SO2 into increased sulfuric acid production.

Features & Guest Columns

  • Uncertainty remains in early 2023
  • DIY acid plant blower audit: how to gain efficiency
  • The history of the anodically protected acid cooler
  • Robotic tank entry equipment provides cost savings and safety
  • CFD-aided design for sulfur furnace optimization
  • Mosaic several years in on capital improvements in Southeastern U.S.
  • KCM overhauls smelting operation with flexible, cleaner solution
  • Savino Barbera’s pump design eliminates metal-to-acid contact

Also included in this issue …

  • Metso Outotec to deliver two sulfuric acid plants to Uzbekistan
  • Ravensthorpe nickel mine switches to wind power
  • Nuberg EPC awarded sulfuric acid project in Czech Republic
  • Andritz to supply SulfoLoop sulfuric acid plant to new Suzano mill in Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil
  • Arafura awards Chemetics contract to install sustainable sulfuric acid technology
  • Trafigura completes Ecobat Stolberg lead smelter purchase
  • MECS awarded several jobs worldwide