Located in the area of Nos, San Bernardo , south of Santiago , this production unit is dedicated to the processing molybdenum concentrates , producing Molybdenum oxide, ferromolybdenum and pure products.
In all processes, MolymetNos uses technology developed in its own laboratories, which has allowed it to become a world leader in molybdenum processing industry.
Because of that it counts with plants inside to ensure the best quality products for its customers worldwide, with a management model based on full respect for the environment and fully sustainable. Its installed capacity reaches 86 million pounds of molybdenum per year.
The main production units in MolymetNos are:
• Roasting Plant
• Gas Treatment Plant
• Acid Plant
• Ferromolybdenum Plant
• Conditioning Concentrates plant with Pressure Oxidation
• Leaching Plant
• Extraction Plant Molybdenum / Rhenium
• Plant Pure Molybdenum Products
• Refining Rhenium plant
• Metallic Rhenium Plant
• Briquette Plant
• Copper Extraction Plant
• Plant Electrowinning
• Copper Cementation Plant
• Effluent Treatment Plant
• Administrative Offices
Its effective Environmental Management System ensures full care, respect and protection of the environment , endorsed by the respective certifications as well as being known for many awards at a national and oo level.
During 2013 the normal operation of the milling plant FeSi was performed.
The operation of the plant FeMo recovery from slag, JIG - Espirales.- was also initiated.