Grovetown, Georgia-based GIW manufactures slurry pumps that are primarily used in mining applications. As a cooperation partner, Outotec will be selling and servicing GIW pumps for global hardrock mining duties.
 
KSB says that it expects to win market share in the mining segment’s ore and metal production business through the partnership.
 
“GIW Minerals products and services fit extremely well into our portfolio. Together with GIW we are able to offer more complete solutions and expanded services to our customers,” said Kalle Härkki, president of Outotec’s Minerals Processing business area.
 
According to Outotec, the global market for high performance slurry pumps in metal mining applications is estimated to be around €1.3 billion.