Metso

Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries.

Metso to deliver beneficiation solutions for potash industry in Belarus

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.

Careful planning ensures safe, efficient maintenance shutdown at Boliden Kevitsa

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.

Rethinking mineral processing with digital

MINING.com speaks with Jani Puroranta, Chief Digital Officer at Metso, about how digital technology can increase productivity and optimize existing assets. 

Improving energy efficiency in comminution

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. An efficient operation is the best hedge against variable energy prices - and Metso, the leading company in the suppliers and equipment industry in Europe - has the answers.

Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary

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 is relocating its waste recycling business in Denmark

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. 

Metso closes its acquisition of P.J. Jonsson och Söner in Sweden

The agreement regarding the acquisition was announced in April 2018.

Metso receives major valve orders for more than 8,000 valves in China

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.

Boliden Aitik copper mine in Sweden increases productivity by 25%

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 appointed President and CEO of Metso Corporation

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).

Kamrock Oy expands to mines in Northern Finland

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.

Blog: 90 seconds with Conveyor Expert Kevan MacRow

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

Blog: Setting up your maintenance software for success

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.

Five myths about digitalization in industry

... and how we bust them to solve real-world customer problems.

The future of mining

In the coming years, minerals processing will face an unavoidable shakedown. A growing global population and an accelerating economy will increase the demand for minerals, while at the same time mineral processing will become more difficult every year. Increasing production output during a time when natural resource depletion is a major factor will be one of the greatest challenges.

Metso to acquire the valve automation division of India based Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers Pvt. Ltd to expand its global valves business

he acquisition will complement Metso's actuation and valve automation offering and enable a full range of actuators for all major valve markets and a broader offering of limit switches for mid-market applications. It also introduces new products to Metso's process-valve portfolio for the oil and gas, pulp and paper, mining, water treatment and other process industries. 

Metso increases production capacity in India to meet the market demand for aggregates equipment

Metso is addressing the growing demand for crushing and screening plants in the Indian market by expanding its production capabilities in Alwar. This latest investment increases Metso's crushing and screening plant production capacity in India by 35 percent.

Metso signs landmark mining services agreement in Brazil

The agreement covers a period of three years, and the order will be booked in Metso's orders received in quarterly basis.

Blog: Three reasons why your primary crusher feed contains oversized rocks

In today’s mining industry, there is a clear trend of increasing production capacity to reduce costs through economies of scale. This comes with an ever-changing work environment, where sudden issues can arise and dramatically impact downstream processes. More demanding equipment needs and knowledge gaps caused by workforce turnover add to the challenges.

Optimizing uptime by working together

Starting up a new mine in Germany today is a real challenge. Erzgebirgische Fluss- und Schwerspatwerke GmbH (EFS) made it happen by questioning the way things are being done, using modern technology and by optimizing the process.

Metso's metal recycling solutions gained market share globally in 2017

The deliveries cover the whole metal recycling product portfolio, including shears, balers and shredders. A large part of the orders were scrap shears, ranging from the small and mid-sized N-series(TM) shears, to the heavy-duty EtaCut(TM) scrap shears, which are designed especially for scrapyards, steelworks and foundries.

Quebec Iron Ore signs a long-term strategic services partnership agreement with Metso

This agreement will provide QIO with maximum availability of equipment to meet production targets for the Bloom Lake Iron Mine located near Fermont, Quebec.

Blog: Balancing grinding circuit cost and plant performance with MHC hydrocyclones

In this post, we discuss some of the key principles in evaluating potential classification equipment and how new Metso MHC™ Series hydrocyclones help to tackle some of the main challenges in balancing cost and performance of your grinding circuit to ensure maximum mineral recovery.

Blog: Three issues with your flotation circuit that could be sinking your production levels

In today’s mining environment, every percentage matters. Small incremental improvements or reductions in performance can add up to millions of dollars of impact.