Copper Refining Market - Global Industry Analysis 2026
The copper refining market in Africa is projected to expand in the near future, owing to increase in industrialization in the sub-region. Copper Refining Market: Key Players. Key players operating in the global copper refining market are BHP Billiton, Anglo American, Freeport-MacRan, Rio Tinto, and Pan Pacific Copper.Copper Smelting and Refining Process | Pan Pacific Copper,The refined blister copper is poured into casting molds lined up side by side on the revolving circular table of a casting wheel and cast into anode plates for electrolytic refining. The anode plates are approximately 1m x 1m x 0.05m in size, and weigh 380 kg per plate.Palabora Mining Company Ltd,Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Palabora Mining Company Ltd,is a copper mine that also operates a smelter and refinery complex based in the town of Phalaborwa, in South Africa's Limpopo Province. The mine owes its origins to a unique rock formation in the region known as the Palabora Igneous Complex.