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  • n. Plural form of smelter.


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  • High-grade copper and nickel often are imported and bought by industrial users such as smelters and also by large trading companies.

    Thieves Strike U.K. Metals Warehouse

  • In developing countries, chemical mixtures in the vicinity of small-scale enterprises, such as smelters, mines, agricultural areas and toxic waste disposal sites, are often a human health hazard [109].

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 7

  • The shortages in electricity have already started to hurt big energy consumers such as smelters and metal miners.

    China Acts to Address Power Shortage

  • Data on Chinese smelters which is not generally available outside China, such as net carbon consumption, power consumption per tonne of aluminium and power costs, will be presented.

    Chinalyst - China blogs in English

  • Power generation companies have responded to the regulations by building wind turbines in frequently remote locations that have lots of wind but are not close to large users of electricity, like big cities or heavy industry, such as smelters or steel mills.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In a move that was likely to fuel Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull's assault on the Government's intention to start an ETS by 2010, the Ai Group warned that industries such as smelters, manufacturers and cement makers could be forced to move offshore.

    A Western Heart

  • However, Vincent Maphai, chairperson of BHP's southern Africa region, told Reuters it would be "very difficult" to agree to a proposal from State-owned power utility Eskom to buy back power from energy-intensive users such as smelters as Eskom sought to shore up an underpressure national power grid.

    Engineering News | Home

  • But lead can also come from other sources such as smelters, the iron and steelmaking industry, and aircarft fuel.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Bobby Peek of Groundwork in South Africa argued that the poor would be the last to reap the project's supposed benefits, since ‚ÄúThis project is to secure uninterrupted electricity for large corporations, such as smelters and mining houses under secretive special pricing agreements.

    Michelle Chen: Abandoning Justice for Power in South Africa

  • Mexico border, two large copper smelters were spewing out massive toxic plumes.

    Second Acts


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