Metso Outotec awarded over EUR 100 million order for Uzbek concentrator plant
by David Fleschen
Metso Outotec has signed a contract to deliver key process technology to Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Company’s MOF3 Copper-Gold-Molybdenum concentrator complex in Almalyk, in the Tashkent region of Uzbekistan. The planned capacity of the plant, which is situated next to the Yoshlik-1 deposit, is 60 mtpa. The contract value exceeds EUR 100 million and has been booked in Minerals’ Q2/2022 orders received.
Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery consists of the basic engineering, manufacturing, and supply of the HIGMill® regrinding mills, TankCell® flotation equipment and high-rate thickeners, FrothSense+TM froth cameras, Larox® PF filters, slurry pumps and MHC™ Series hydrocyclones, as well as samplers, CourierTM 6X SL elemental on-line analyzers and PSI500i particle size analyzers, a state-of-the-art process control system, and installation and commissioning advisory services and spare parts.
“We are very happy for being trusted with this landmark order. Special emphasis has been put on optimizing metallurgical performance and energy-efficiency of the concentrator plant. Our delivery will feature several Planet Positive technologies contributing to sustainable operations,” says Markku Teräsvasara, President of the Minerals business area at Metso Outotec.
Source: Metso Outotec, Photo: Fotolia