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Field Trip

Optional field trip to

Aurubis’ Olen refinery

Wednesday 25 February 2015 

Aurubis is the leading integrated copper group and the world’s largest copper recycler. It produces some 1m tpy of copper cathode and from this a variety of copper products. Aurubis has about 6,500 employees, production sites in Europe and the USA and an extensive service and sales system for copper products in Europe, Asia and North America. Aurubis’s complex at Olen in northern Belgium has the capacity to produce 345,000 tpy of Grade A electrolytic cathode from blister and scrap, as well as a range of cast, extruded and drawn products. 

Field trip features:
  • Unique opportunity to visit the anode casting, refinery, Contirod line, upcasting plant and continuous extrusion (Conform) and cold drawing lines.
  • Additional networking opportunity

Provisional schedule:

  Depart conference hotel
11.00   Arrive Olen for plant introduction
11.30   Tour of plant
13.00   Light lunch hosted by Aurubis Belgium
14.00   Depart for Brussels
16.00   Arrive conference hotel

Cost: Euros 120 per person

On registration for the conference, delegates will receive more information on how to book onto the field trip.

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