Metso to deliver a significant feeder order for Buenavista del Cobre copper mine in Mexico

Metso to deliver a significant feeder order for Buenavista del Cobre copper 
mine in Mexico 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 --  Metso
Corporation's press release on July 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. local time 
New service hub to be built in Cananea to assist during installation
and future
Metso will deliver a significant order consisting of 38 feeders for
the major
Mexican copper mine Buenavista del Cobre, owned by Grupo
Mexico. The order will
help to double the mine's capacity of copper
concentrate by securing prompt copper ore feed flow in the mine
extension project. The order value is over EUR
7 million. 
The belt feeders will be installed at Buenavista del Cobre's Cananea
copper mine, located in Sonora, in Mexico. To assist with the
installation and future
servicing, Metso will open a new, fully
equipped service hub at the mine site. 
"This belt feeder order follows our minerals processing equipment
contract with
Buenavista. The client wanted a reliable, reputable
partner to secure the productivity targets of the new mine
expansion," comments Alejandro Castillo,
Capital Project Sales
Manager, Metso. 
"Our industry leading services capabilities also greatly influenced
the customer's decision. In addition to the equipment delivery, we are
able to provide the required services support, including the
investment for a new on-site service hub," Castillo adds. 
Metso's equipment deliveries to the Buenavista del Cobre copper mine
will be
completed during March 2014 with start-up in August 2014. The
order is included
in Mining and Construction's second-quarter 2013
orders received. 
Feeders to significantly increase capacity 
The belt-type feeder order comprises equipment capable of meeting all
copper ore feeding challenges after the mine expansion. Five of the
feeders are sized 60" x 8.5 m with a capacity of 1260 metric tons per
hour, eight are 60" x 8.5 m with a 918 mtph capacity, eight are 72" x
15 m with a 1590 mtph capacity, and sixteen
are 36" x 7 m with a 575
mtph capacity. 
The feeders will be installed as part of the copper concentrator
expansion project that is targeting a capacity increase of 110,000
metric tons per day.
After the project, the mine will be able to
process up to 200,000 mtph of copper
ore dail
Buenavista del Cobre belongs to the Grupo Mexico holding company,
which has a
number of mining activities in Mexico, Peru and the USA.
Grupo Mexico is the
third largest copper producer worldwide and owns
the biggest copper reserves
globally. The group's sales in 2012 were
over USD 10 billion. 
Metso's mining and construction professionals specialize in always
bringing the
right technology, processes, machinery and services to
our customers in the aggregates production, construction, mining and
minerals processing and in metal
and waste recycling. Expect results. 
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in
the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and
paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over
50 countries contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability
to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
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For further information, please contact: 
Alejandro Castillo
Sales Manager, Capital Projects
tel. +1 520 425 4238
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