Serbia mining:Copper company new smelter foundry project

12. September 2013. / Mining

Managing Director of RTB Bor Blagoje Spaskovski and Dean of Engineering Faculty in Belgrade Dusan Najdanović signed the Agreement on the professional supervision of construction of the new smelter foundry in copper company Bor. Project of reconstruction of smelter and upgrading of sulfuric acid plant, planning and control of works on site and supervising the expenditure of funds for local works and the works are not included in the contract of RTB Bor Group and SNC Lavalin.

The job is extremely complex, and the deadlines are short, but the construction will be completed, as planned, in the middle of next year, said Spaskovski.

Contract, in accordance with the Law on Planning and Construction includes the protection of contractual position of RTB Bor, contract administration for the Project of reconstruction of Smelter and upgrading of sulfuric acid plant, planning and control of works on site and supervising the expenditure of funds for local works and the works not included in the contract of RTB Bor Group and SNC Lavalin.

This means, according to the RTB Bor, that works accelerate and that, according to plan, construction of the new smelter and sulfuric acid plant will be completed by the middle of next year.

According to Spaskovski, works are going well, but are becoming more complex as the old smelter works, and next to it a new plant is being built and new equipment being assembled.

“Because of this complexity of work and the complicated coordination, we decided to engage the most powerful institution in the field of Civil Engineering in Belgrade, who will take control in order to extremely complex task of building a new smelter and sulfuric acid plant be completed on time,  already in the middle of next year, as planned, and to get clear sky over Bor and the environment” said CEO of RTB Bor.

He pointed out that the construction deadlines are maximally shortened, because such facilities in the world are built for less than five years.

Source; Serbia Energy mining desk/RTB

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