Metso Outotec uncovers Optimus Sinter

Metso Outotec is launching Optimus Sinter, a digital optimizer for iron ore sintering plants. The new tool facilitates improved sinter plant process performance and stability by holistically optimizing the overall sintering processes. Optimus Sinter is one of Metso Outotec’s leading-edge digital solutions to ensure the optimal operation and maintenance of iron ore sintering plants. A sophisticated thermodynamic model forms the…

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Metso Outotec wins smelting furnace shutdown contract 

Metso Outotec has been awarded a shutdown service contract for a flash smelting furnace at an undisclosed copper processing facility in South America.  The OEM said approximately 50% of the order value, which exceeds EUR 10 million, is booked in Metals’ fourth-quarter orders received and the rest in Minerals’ orders received. The scope of delivery includes a complete reconstruction of…

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Metso Outotec headed to South America with VSF technology

Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of its VSF solvent extraction technology to a site in South America. While the name of the customer was not disclosed, the supplier said the order value is about EUR 10 million (US$9.9 million) and it has been booked in the fourth-quarter orders received for its Minerals division. The scope…

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Kamoa Copper receives largest capacity flash smelting furnace

Kamoa Copper, a subsidiary of Ivanhoe Mines, has selected Metso Outotec to supply a high-capacity direct blister furnace to the company’s copper mining complex expansion in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The OEM said the furnace, with throughput of 500,000 tonnes per annum of copper, will have the largest licensed flash smelting capacity in the world. The value of this…

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Platinum producer picks Metso Outotec for filter services

Metso Outotec has signed a three-year Life Cycle Services contract valued at EUR12 million with an unnamed platinum producer in South Africa.  The performance-based agreement covers 12 filters across five customer sites, and provides a Reliability Centered Maintenance application that focuses on preventive maintenance, which will improve machine life.   “We are very pleased to have been chosen as the key…

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