Metso Outotec says it has been awarded a contract to supply key grinding equipment for ArcelorMittal’s Las Truchas 2.3 Mt/y iron ore processing plant revamp project in Mexico.
The value of the order is approximately €17 million ($19 million), to be booked in the Minerals division’s Q4 (December quarter), 2021 orders received.
The order includes two Metso Outotec Premier™ grinding mills with a total installed power of 19 MW. In addition, Metso Outotec will deliver an in-house designed Mill Reline Machine, enabling efficient and safe replacement of the steel and rubber lining systems, an operations-friendly Select™ Ball Feeder and spare parts, the company said.
Andy Lingenfelter, Vice President, Minerals Sales, North and Central America at Metso Outotec, said: “We are pleased to have been chosen for this project. In Mexico, Metso Outotec is a leading grinding mill supplier and is supported by our strong local service and consumables presence.
“With our Planet Positive Premier grinding mills and associated life cycle service offerings, our customer will be able to expand their iron ore production in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible way in partnership with us.”