The first comminution line will be delivered at the end of 2018 and the second around 2020. Once operational, the estimated production at the plant will be 28 million tons of copper ore per year.
The order was booked in Metso's 3rd quarter 2017 orders received.
"We are very proud of this order which clearly demonstrates that we have succeeded in making a true difference in our customer's business by helping them to build sustainable and profitable operations. We at Metso are more committed than ever to offering our customers the best available products and solutions for the future," says Victor Tapia, President, Metso's Minerals Capital business area.
Metso (metso.com) is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.
Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,000 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.
Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 2.6 billion in 2016. Metso employs over 11,000 people in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
Contact: Rodrigo Gouveia, Senior Vice President, Mining Business line, Metso Corporation; T: +1 717-849-7176 - E: rodrigo.gouveia[.]metso.com.