Metso Outotec has signed a services contract for the delivery of four ball mill upgrade packages to a copper and gold mine in Asia Pacific. The value of the order is approximately EUR 19 million, and it has been booked in Minerals’ Q4/2021 orders received.
Refurbishment projects for older, existing assets are an efficient method to extend a mill’s operating life, increase energy efficiency, and minimize waste and plant downtime. Additionally, equipment refurbishments lead to improved machine availability and safety by delivering the latest available technology.
“We are pleased to have been chosen as the supplier for the grinding mill refurbishment project. The customer’s performance objectives were achieved by offering a technical solution which increased the operating volume of the mill and allows for future process optimization. Providing these thirty+ year old mills a new lease of life is exciting for Metso Outotec and builds on our sustainability promise of delivering circular offerings,” says Jonathan Allen, Senior Vice President, Grinding, Bulk and Pyro business line of Metso Outotec.
Metso Outotec has delivered and serviced over 8,000 grinding mills globally, including some of the largest and most powerful mills in the world. The company is a market leader in providing a wide variety of upgrades and service solutions to help customer’s older mills achieve performance like a modern-day machine.