Metso Outotec wins landmark contract for delivery of iron ore beneficiation

by David Fleschen

Metso Outotec has signed a landmark contract for the delivery of an iron ore beneficiation and travelling grate pelletizing plant to Africa. The parties have agreed to not disclose the value of the contract.

“This new greenfield plant is the first integrated beneficiation and pelletizing plant we are delivering globally. It will feature Metso Outotec’s sustainable proprietary technology, such as Low NOx burners to minimize emissions in the process, as well as state-of-the-art digital solutions, including our Optimus™ process optimizer and a green pellet-size control system,” says Jari Ålgars, President, Metals business area.

Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery includes the engineering and supply of key process equipment for the beneficiation and pelletizing plant. In addition, Metso Outotec will provide site supervision and commissioning services and deliver automation and training for the project. Metso Outotec conducted early engineering works for the plant in 2020.

Source: Metso Outotec, Photo: Fotolia

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