Ore Processing Plant Water Use

2019520the four major steps in the production of marketable copper are mining, concentrating, smelting, and refiningn a few instances, however, leaching takes the place of concentrating, smelting, and refiningt present, although considerable leaching and directsmelting ores are produced, the bulk of the copper ore mined is concentratedhe milling of copper ores as practiced in the larger.