Pyrocon’s main services include the following:

  • Concept development, option studies and initial review for economic recovery of metals and ferroalloys from ores.
  • Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies in smelting of ferroalloys, base metals and noble metals.
  • Due diligence studies for smelter plants.
  • Supervision and test work campaigns on AC and DC Arc smelting.
  • Engineering and design for AC and DC furnaces, specification of services and sizing of smelter plant and peripheral equipment.
  • Project development for smelter plants to process iron, chrome, manganese, silicon, titanium, molybdenum, nickel, cobalt, copper, zinc, lead, vanadium, niobium, tantalum and platinum.
  • Engineering and debottlenecking of smelter plants, raw material feed systems and casting systems.
  • Engineering and consulting for recovery of metals from waste dumps, waste ores and off gas dust.
  • Ore characterization and review for best metallurgical application of minerals and ores.
  • Beneficiation, calcining and sintering of ores.
  • Metallurgical analysis, mass and energy balances and economic review of pyrometallurgical processes.
  • Recovery and use of radiant heat in smelting.
  • Improvement in plant metallurgical recovery and efficiency.
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