Optional field trip to
Aurubis Olen refinery
Wednesday 25 February 2015
Aurubis is the leading integrated copper group and the worlds 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. Aurubiss 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
Depart conference hotel11.00
Arrive Olen for plant introduction11.30
Tour of plant 13.00
Light lunch hosted by Aurubis Belgium14.00
Depart for Brussels16.00
Arrive conference hotelCost:
Euros 120 per person
On registration for the conference
, delegates will receive more information on how to book onto the field trip.