The basic principles of the theoretical foundations of technological processes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals production are presented. Advanced schemes for processing primary and secondary raw materials for extraction of these metals are considered. The processes of generating zinc, manganese, lead, tin, nickel, iron, copper and other metals that are of practical use are described. The methods of their refining are considered. The textbook is illustrated with diagrams and drawings, designed for lecturers, graduate students and students of higher educational institutions of intramural and extramural education in the field of «Chemical Technology and Engineering».