The plant is located within the Pasminco smelter zinc refinery in Hobart, Tasmania. The project involved the design and construction of a zinc refinery off-gas cleaning system for scrubbing sulphur dioxide from furnace off-gases.
The installation included a salt water intake straining station, contact scrubbing towers, reticulation piping and ductwork.
Ausenco’s scope included:
Due to the potential for corrosive attack, fibreglass materials were used extensively during construction.