Products & Services

  • FLSmidth to supply material handling equipment for gold mine
    FLSmidth has been chosen to supply In-Pit Crushing & Conveying (IPCC) equipment for the upstream section of Polyus’ Blagodatnoye gold mine. The order follows October’s announcement that FLSmidth would supply a large package of process equipment for the expansion of the same mine. This new order for IPCC equipment comprises
  • American Manganese shares its 2021 metal recycling highlights
    American Manganese (AMY) has shared a year-end review of the significant company highlights that have been fundamental in strategically positioning American Manganese for the new year. Lithium-ion Battery Cathode Recycling (RecycLiCo) Highlights: Achieved successful recycling and upcycling of lithium-ion battery black mass and production scrap into NMC532, NMC622, and NMC811
  • EUR 150 million for Boliden’s Green Zinc technology in Norway
    Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of key technology to the Boliden Odda zinc smelter expansion in western Norway. Approximately ninety percent of the EUR 150 million contract has been booked in Metals’ Q4/2021 orders received and the rest in Minerals’ Q4/2021 orders received. With the
  • World’s largest horizontal continuous casters for brass billets
    HME (Hailiang Metal Europe) has placed an order with SMS for a four-strand, fully continuous horizontal caster for brass billets. The new caster, one of the largest in the world for copper alloys, will replace an existing vertical semi-continuous caster at the company's Serravalle location in Italy. With this new
  • Sustainable solvent extraction technology for battery recycling process
    Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Li-Cycle North America Hub Inc. for the supply of manganese, cobalt, and nickel solvent extraction technology for a battery recycling plant to be built in Rochester, New York, United States. The contract value, which is not disclosed, has been booked in the Metals
  • Metinvest and SMS sign MOU to face carbon challenge together
    With a shared ambition to reduce carbon emissions from iron and steelmaking, Metinvest, the international vertically integrated group of steel and mining companies (“Metinvest” or “the Group”), and SMS group and its subsidiary, Paul Wurth, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to meet this challenge head-on.
  • Brickmaking plant boosted by SEW-EURODRIVE upgrade
    Johannesburg, South Africa – A local clay brick manufacturer has upgraded its brickmaking plant with the assistance of drive and control technology specialist SEW-EURODRIVE. Using advanced digital solutions based on Maxolution for factory automation, a new and optimised plant for making high quality rustic face bricks has been installed. The
  • Grinding mill components for copper and gold mine in Asia Pacific
    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
  • Unique automated measurement system ensures right data collected
    Power quality measurements can be complex to set up and frustrating when critical events are missed. COMTEST, Fluke’s Local Channel Partner, has introduced the new Fluke 1770 Series that captures more than 500 power quality parameters by default so critical power quality events are never missed — from fast transients
  • EAF furnace designed to handle scrap of varied composition and quality
    Chinese steel producer Wuzhou Yongda Iron and Steel Co., has issued the final acceptance certificate (FAC) for an EAF Quantum electric arc furnace and twin ladle furnace supplied by Primetals Technologies for a greenfield project of in Wuzhou city, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The EAF Quantum furnace is designed
  • ACTOM – offering a greener future for Africa
    The recently concluded COP 26 has brought the stark reality of the world’s energy needs to the forefront of all participating countries and highlighted just how far behind South Africa is in the race for renewable energy sources. So much so that that the world’s wealthiest countries have come together
  • Boilers with state-of-the-art flue gas treatment systems
    A consortium consisting of Primetals and YARA Environmental Technologies has been awarded by Acciaierie d’Italia a contract for a new flue-gas treating (FGT) systems for the three 160 MW boilers at its power plant No.2 in Taranto, Italy. Within this consortium, Yara will deliver the new economizer and SCR (selective
  • Marthinusen & Coutts refurbishes winder motor for Northam Platinum
    The South African market is steadily recognising Marthinusen & Coutts’ capabilities in the area of restoration and modernisation of old electrical equipment to “as new” status. This capability is also associated with significant cost savings. Northam Platinum recently acquired a used 4300kW winder DC Marthinusen & Coutts refurbishes winder motor
  • STEELMAKING: Hydrogen-based process for fine iron ore reduction
    Finding new solutions to decarbonize the steelmaking value chain is a must for the industry to become fossil-free and to help limit global warming to 1.5°C. To support the efforts, Metso Outotec is introducing the next generation of its Circored process for the direct reduction of iron ore fines. The
  • New KOBM converter shortens blowing process and improves steel purity
    A KOBM converter, upgraded from a former BOF converter by Primetals Technologies, has started up in the steel plant of HBIS Group Handan Iron and Steel in Handan, China. Compared to a BOF converter, the combined blowing from top and bottom in a KOBM converter results in a better bath
  • Reactorwell feed system for maximizing thickener and clarifier performance
    Metso Outotec is launching Reactorwell – a new generation feedwell – for maximizing thickener and clarifier performance while minimizing flocculant consumption and bringing significant operational cost efficiencies. The first-class feed system features high solids retention and mixing efficiency. It eliminates feed short-circuiting and offers low shear for ideal floccule growth
  • The differential transmitter performs under pressure
    INSTROTECH offers Kobold differential pressure transmitter models PAD & PAS.  These microprocessor-based, high-performance transmitters have flexible pressure calibration and output, with automatic compensation of ambient temperature and process variable configurations of multiple parameters and HART protocol communication. Applications are varied and include media like steam, gases, liquids and other critical
  • LNG facility to sail for Rovuma natural gas field in Mozambique
    The FLNG will be towed and moored at its operating site in the Rovuma basin offshore Mozambique. Production startup is expected in the second half of 2022, and it will contribute to increase gas availability in a tight market. Geoje (South Korea) - Eni as Delegated Operator and on behalf
  • Mill Plant Units for simple grinding circuit selection and execution
    Metso Outotec is launching unique solution in its range of minerals processing plant islands: the Horizontal Mill Plant Units. The pre-engineered plant units provide optimized grinding performance and simplify project management through easy circuit selection and flowsheet implementation. At the same time, they ensure safe operability and maintainability thanks to their
  • The power of people and technology create agile sustainable future
    Covid19 has drastically and irrevocably changed the way that the world works. Even as South Africa moves forward into semi-normalcy, the looming “fourth wave” reminds businesses of the need to remain agile, embrace remote working policies, and lean on technology that drives productivity even as traditional working cultures fall away.