Metso announced on October 26, 2018 its decision to invest in a new greenfield valve technology center in Jiaxing, China.
The acquisition is pending regulatory approval from the Chilean authorities and is expected to close during the first half of 2019.
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Peruvian Cerro Lindo mine experiences up to 200% increase in mill liner lifetime with Metso Poly-Met solution
Cerro Lindo is an underground copper mine with an average daily production of 20,000 tons. The mine is located in central Peru, 175 kilometers southeast of the capital city of Lima, and operated by Nexa Resources.
The Tarkwa mine engineering management has been satisfied with the performance of the installed Metso valves as they have yielded step changes in their consistent reliability and the plant’s overall efficiency.
The Metso Wear Block™ materials include metal matrix composites, in which the erosion resistance approaches the performance of ceramic materials, while the mechanical and electrical characteristics are like metals.
Not only is the Megaliner concept good news for the bottom lines of mill operators, it also means a significant improvement in operator safety.
After LKAB’s Malmberget iron ore mine installed Metso’s impact cradles and belt cleaners, the plant was able to extend belt life as well as significantly cut down on roller change-outs, reduce material spillage and improve safety.
Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre installed Megaliner™ mill liners from Metso to improve its grinding process.
Metso, in collaboration with Rockwell Automation, introduces new predictive maintenance solution for mining industry
Metso is expanding its digital Metso Metrics offering with the launch of a new predictive maintenance solution for mining equipment, aimed to help maximize the uptime and performance of comminution circuits.
Metso has won orders to deliver dewatering solutions to a customer developing greenfield and brownfield potash projects in Belarus. Metso's deliveries consist of inclined plate settler (IPS) units used for thickening in different applications. The orders are booked in Metso's third-quarter 2018 orders received.
Hundreds of technicians and tons of parts go into action in an instant as operations at Boliden Kevitsa Mining’s nickel mine in Sodankylä stop for the longest maintenance shutdown of the year.
MINING.com speaks with Jani Puroranta, Chief Digital Officer at Metso, about how digital technology can increase productivity and optimize existing assets.
Mines rarely have control over the cost of energy, so it is vital that comminution processes meet process objectives while consuming as little energy as possible.
Metso has evolved through a series of mergers, acquisitions and divestments. With our own operations in more than 50 countries and over 12,000 dedicated professionals working for us, Metso today is truly a global industrial company providing the world's mining, aggregates, recycling, and process industries with innovative solutions for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources.
Metso to increase its foundry capacity in India to meet the growing global demand for cast wears for mining and aggregate industries
The foundry development will begin as soon as the acquisition of the foundry assets has been completed. The first product deliveries from the Vadodara foundry are expected by the end of 2019 and the production will ramp up quickly in 2020. The new foundry will be built to follow Metso's sustainability and quality principles.
Metso has decided to relocate its' waste recycling business to new built factory and office facility in Denmark. Part of the relocating costs will be funded by selling the current property and estate in Horsens, Denmark. Metso has received a firm purchase offer from a local developer.
The agreement regarding the acquisition was announced in April 2018.
Metso is the market leader in control and on-off valves for pulp and paper customers globally as well as one of the leading suppliers of intelligent valve controllers. The offering is complemented by comprehensive value-added services that improve customers' process efficiency.
Just south of Gällivare in the north-central part of Sweden lies Boliden Aitik, the country’s largest open pit copper mine with an impressive depth of 450 meters. Operations include mining for copper, gold and silver around the clock.
Pekka Vauramo has served as President and CEO of Finnair since 2013, and prior to that he held several management positions at Cargotec (2007-2013) and Sandvik (1985-2007).
New Finnish crushing contractor Kamrock Oy has quickly expanded its operations from rock material to mines. As of the beginning of 2017, Kamrock has been solely responsible for primary crushing of gold ore at Agnico Eagle Finland Oy’s Kittilä mine. Furthermore, the company recently started a contract at Terrafame Oy’s nickel mine in Sotkamo.
Meet Kevan MacRow, a Global Product Manager for the Conveyor Solutions group in Belleville, Ontario. Kevan has been with Metso for 40 years, originally starting in 1977 working as an intermediate draftsman in the engineering group. He held many positions over the course of his experience but currently provides technical product support with the Conveyor Solutions team
A Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), a standard software used within the mining and aggregates industries, has sometimes been described as a sole solution to managing maintenance activities across sites. A CMMS combines spare parts inventory, maintenance planning, maintenance resources allocation and reporting into a unified maintenance strategy.
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