Gebr. Pfeiffer, Inc. awarded a contract for Koniambo Project

Koniambo Nickel SAS, a joint venture between Xstrata Nickel (49%) and Société Minière du Sud Pacifique ("SMSP") (51%), recently awarded Gebr. Pfeiffer, Inc. a contract to supply a limestone mill and all peripheral plant equipment for its Koniambo Project.

Gebr. Pfeiffer will supply the following products and services:

  • Gebr. Pfeiffer Vertical Roller Mill – MPS 125B Limestone Mill
  • Complete Plant, including:
    • Feed System
    • Mill Plant Process Equipment
    • Silo with Discharge Conveying System
  • Process and Plant Engineering Services

On-site delivery of the limestone processing plant for this project is scheduled for March 2011.  Gebr. Pfeiffer AG had previously received a contract to supply a vertical roller mill, the MPS 3070 BK, for the production of coal at the Koniambo Project.

Gebr. Pfeiffer, Inc. of Pembroke Pines, Florida, is a subsidiary of Gebr. Pfeiffer AG, with headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany, and a staff of over 400 employees worldwide.  By developing specialized equipment for grinding, drying, separating, hydrating and calcining applications, Gebr. Pfeiffer is able to offer superior products and services to their customers throughout the world.

For more information on this project, please contact:

Blaz Jurko
(954) 668 2008 office
(305) 458 3347 cell
[email protected]
Chris Oesch
(954) 668 2008 office
(305) 775 4200 cell
[email protected]

The Koniambo Project is one of the world's largest and highest-grade undeveloped nickel and laterite deposits. Koniambo is located in the South Pacific, on the French overseas territory of New Caledonia, and benefits from its close proximity, only 15 kilometers, from the island's western shore.

For more information on the Koniambo Project, please consult the following website: www.koniambonickel.nc