Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the delivery of a siderite calcination plant to Hekimhan Madencilik, a subsidiary of Koloğlu Holding, located in Malatya, Turkey.
The value of the order is approximately €23 million ($26 million), and it has been booked in the company’s Metals’ Q1/2022 orders received.
Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery consists of system design, equipment engineering, manufacturing and supply, and advisory services for the installation of the plant with an annual capacity of 600,000 t of calcined siderite. The key components of the system include a rotary kiln, cooler, and heat recovery and gas cleaning equipment. The plant start-up is expected in the second half of 2023.
“Our solution will enable Hekimhan Madencilik to achieve their production goals,” Attaul Ahmad, Vice President of the Ferrous & Heat Transfer business line at Metso Outotec, said. “It was through our strong customer relationship and familiarity with Hekimhan’s processes that we were able to introduce the Metso Outotec Rotary Calcining system and Heat Transfer experts to develop an optimal equipment and system solution for the client.”
Metso Outotec has previously supported the client with improvements to the operation of its existing calcining line.
Metso Outotec says it is a leading supplier of calcining systems with an installed base of over 1,500 rotary kilns, with its technology providing dependable process performance with an emphasis on optimising fuel efficiency and minimal emissions.