Important environmental targets and measures

Measure

Degree of implementation/Date/Next steps

Status

Prevention of the diffuse emissions from converter slag cooling 

Construction of a new installation. Converter slag cooling will take place in pots

 · Construction permit received in February 2018

· Final commissioning expected by the end of 2019

In process of implementation (construction)

Reduction of emissions of unsuspended solids from the industrial waste water treatment plant

Installation of a new sand filter at the existing  industrial waste water treatment plant

 · Construction permit expected by October 2018

· Final commissioning expected by end 2019

In process of implementation (construction)

Reduction of dust emissions from the concentrate transfer by air-lift

· Investigation on optimization possibilities ongoing

· Implementation works to be executed during the next major smelter repair (Q2 2019)

In process of implementation

Remediation of the current fayalite landfill (Phase III) after it’s decommissioning in November 2018

· Construction permit expected by Q2 2019

 · Final (completion of remediation) Commissioning expected by the end of 2020

In process of implementation (construction)