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Metso Outotec to supply €100mn equipment package for concentrator in Uzbekistan

Metso Outotec has signed a contract worth more than €100 million to deliver key process technology, including slurry pumps, to Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Co’s MOF3 Copper-Gold-Molybdenum concentrator complex in Almalyk, in the Tashkent region of Uzbekistan.

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The Metso Outotec scope of delivery consists of the basic engineering, manufacturing and supply of HIGMill regrinding mills, TankCell flotation equipment and high-rate thickeners, FrothSense+ froth cameras, Larox PF filters, slurry pumps and MHC Series hydrocyclones, as well as samplers, Courier 6X SL elemental on-line analyzers and PSI500i particle size analyzers, and a state-of-the-art process control system, as well as installation and commissioning advisory services and spare parts.

“We are very happy for being trusted with this landmark order,” says Markku Teräsvasara, president of Metso Outotec’s Minerals business area. “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.”