Outotec Oyj : Outotec to deliver concentrator technology to Mexico
OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE APRIL 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Outotec to deliver concentrator technology to Mexico
Outotec has signed a contract with various Industrias Peñoles' mines ("Grupo
Peñoles") for the delivery of grinding mills and filters for three new
concentrators to be built in Mexico in the next years. The contract value is
approximately EUR 30 million, and the order has been booked in Outotec's first
quarter 2013 order intake.
Outotec's scope of delivery consists of altogether six large grinding mills
and seven pressure filters. In addition, Outotec provides installation,
commissioning and start-up services as well as spare parts for the technology
Filter deliveries are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013 and
grinding mills in the first half of 2014. Grupo Peñoles is a long-term
customer of Outotec with installed base of five grinding mills and 40 Outotec
Larox® pressure filter units in their sulphide concentrate applications.
Founded in 1887 Grupo Peñoles is a mining group with integrated operations in
smelting and refining non-ferrous metals, and producing chemicals. Grupo
Peñoles is the world's top producer of refined silver and among the main
producers of refined zinc and sodium sulfate. In addition, the company is also
a major producer of metallic bismuth, refined gold and lead.
"Energy efficiency and sustainable production are vital factors in today's
investment decisions. We are happy to provide Grupo Peñoles with a technology
package that enables them to further reduce energy and water usage and thus
environmental impact of their operations", says Jari Rosendal, President of
Outotec's Non-ferrous Solutions business area.
For further information please contact:
Jari Rosendal, President - Non-ferrous Solutions
Tel. +358 20529 2700
Eila Paatela, Director - Corporate Communications
Tel. +358 20529 2004, mobile +358400 817198
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