Metso

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

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.

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.

Los Bronces reduces downtime in primary crushing plant by 69% in 2016

With a Life Cycle Services maintenance contract, the mine also experienced growth in the mechanical availability of its crushing process, with improvements of 0.6% on crushing line 1 and a increased availability of 2.1% on line 2. The improvements were achieved with zero accidents. Due to these achievements, Anglo American gave Metso the following award: “Commitment to Zero Harm and Living the Anglo American Way 2017”

Masbate Gold Project reduces downtime through mill head replacement

With bolts at the Trunnion to Head connection continually breaking and resulting in unwanted downtime and lost production, the mine decided to act by replacing the mill head rather than continue to suffer downtime on the mill.

New, efficient assembly line for track-mounted crushing plants starts up at Metso's Tampere factory

The new high-speed assembly line has six assembly stations instead of the previous five, thus improving the line's flexibility and shortening the overall assembly time.

Metso Chile Life Cycle Services case wins Mining Magazine Service & Support award

A Metso Chile Life Cycle Services case has received the 2017 Mining Magazine Award for "Service and support." Life Cycle Services are designed to maximize equipment uptime, ensure the highest end-product quality, and secure continuous production for the customer.

Metso's valve business strengthened its presence globally with 24 new distributors in 2017

The new agreements help to further expand the coverage of Metso's valve offering in various customer industries.

Tata Steel and Metso: Improving efficiency with a partnership forged in steel

To enable Tata Steel to achieve its goals, Metso has provided its Life Cycle Services solution to two mining sites, Katamati and Khondbond.