Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to deliver its industry comminution equipment for Nornickel’s refurbishment project at the Talnakh processing plant in Norilsk, Russia. The order value is not disclosed. The order has been booked in Metso Outotec’s fourth-quarter 2020 orders received.
The contract for Metso Outotec includes the delivery of one SAG mill and two ball mills with a total installed power of 36MW as well as two HP series pebble crushers. Metso Outotec will also supply spare parts and consumables, including metallic mill liners, and will supervise the installation of the equipment. The delivery is scheduled for 2022.
“The modernization of the Talnakh processing plant is one of the priority projects for Norilsk Nickel. Its implementation will significantly increase the volume and efficiency of production. To achieve this, we utilize the most modern technologies from Metso Outotec,” says Sergey Dubovitsky, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Strategic Projects, Logistics & Procurement at Norilsk Nickel.
“We are pleased to continue our partnership with Norilsk Nickel. The supply of leading-edge equipment from Metso Outotec for the reconstruction of the comminution section at the Talnakh concentrator will enable an increase in the amount of ore processed. Our company has taken part in several projects with Norilsk Nickel to boost throughput rates of the processing facilities, and we are grateful for having been again selected to provide reliable solutions for a project as significant as Talnakh,” says Stephan Kirsch, President, Minerals business area, Metso Outotec.
Metso Outotec’s comminution solutions are energy efficient and provide lower operating costs, helping customers achieve maximum productivity and consistent recovery rates.
Source: Metso Outotec