Metso to deliver primary gyratory crushers to copper mines in Central Asia
by David Fleschen
Metso has signed contracts for the delivery of three Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers to copper processing plants in Kazakhstan and Mongolia. Deliveries also include a total of 18 apron feeders, systems engineering, electrical and control solutions, and other auxiliary equipment. The combined order value of over EUR 30 million is booked in the Minerals segment’s fourth-quarter 2023 orders received.
“Primary gyratory crushers are the initial driving force for the entire mineral processing circuit. We’ve supported both customers from the very early stages of their projects and are pleased to see Metso’s powerful Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers implemented in the process to ensure high throughput. This crusher is one of the most capex efficient primary gyratory crushers in the industry,” shares Erwin Huber, Vice President, Crushing and Conveying Systems at Metso.
“These projects are also strong examples of Metso's ability to supply feeders for all applications, but most notably, to complement our extensive crusher portfolio,” says Brian Bookamyer, Director, Bulk Materials Handling at Metso.
Metso's Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers provide high throughput and less downtime enabling maximum efficiency to the operation. The product family has been developed especially to meet the needs of customers facing changing ore grades and conditions in mining operations. Metso also provides a comprehensive scope of spare and wear parts and services to optimize the crushing circuit operation throughout the life-cycle. Since the product family’s launch in 2018, Metso has sold more than 50 Metso's Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers around the world.
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