Mining Machinery & Equipment
Outotec has been awarded a contract to design and deliver a mine paste backfill system to a nickel mine in Canada.
The contract price is not disclosed, but similar deliveries are typically valued at EUR 20-30 million. The order has been booked into Outotec's 2019 first quarter order intake.
Outotec's supply includes the design and delivery of a complete paste backfill system to service two underground orebodies.
The new paste backfill system, with higher degree of accuracy for binder addition, will reduce operating costs of the mine and allow to fully exploit the underground deposits. The new facility is expected to be commissioned towards the end of 2020 with a capacity of 300 dry tonnes per hour.
"We are pleased to support our customer to improve their tailings management in a sustainable way. Outotec has vast expertise in mine backfill design and experience delivering paste plants. This project further solidifies our position in this market," says Kimmo Kontola, head of Outotec Minerals Processing business.
Outotec has been included in the Global 100 Index of most sustainable companies in the world for the seventh consecutive year. This year's ranking is 12th. The results were announced today at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Outotec has signed a contract for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) of a new copper smelter to be located at Benete Bay in Sumbawa, Indonesia.
HELSINKI, Sept 24 - Finnish mining technology company Outotec will pull out of Iran due to the new U.S. sanctions, a company spokeswoman said on Monday.
Outotec has finalized the negotiations with employee representatives announced on October 26, 2017 to outsource its German-based project engineering function to Citec. As a result of the negotiations, 59 Outotec employees have transferred to Citec as of April 1, 2018.
Outotec has agreed on the design and delivery of two iron ore pelletizing plants for Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. in Caofeidian, China. The contract, valued at over EUR 40 million, has been booked in Outotec's first quarter order intake.
Outotec has been awarded a contract by Shalina Resources Limited for the delivery of advanced sulfuric acid plant technology to the Mutoshi project near Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The order value, approximately EUR 33 million, is booked in Outotec's 2018 first quarter order intake.