metso Mining News

Optimal crushers, screening media and services improve production efficiency by 18% in Chinese Hunchun Zijin mine

Hunchun Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. has made great strides in improving their process equipment as well as the skill level of their personnel. In this process, the company has achieved an 18% production efficiency improvement by using Metso’s crushers, screening media and an Life Cycle Services contract.

How to increase plant production with mill pumps?

Here are eight things to consider with pumps to make sure the whole plant is ready to meet requirements when aiming for production increases.

Rapid response helps Brazil’s largest producer of Bauxite meet tight timeline for critical repair

Every aspect in the production and shipping process counts when it comes to ensuring the mine’s production arrives at the port as scheduled.

Chinese mining industry is an early adopter of digital solutions that automate and optimize operations

Metso has opened a new Competence Center for mining in China (CCC). Located in Hunan province in central China, the center focuses on developing and manufacturing solutions for the fast-changing Chinese mining market.

South Korea’s biggest supplier of dolomite answered the growing demand by improving uptime

Sambo Mining is the main supplier of dolomite in South Korea, selling the product to the Asian steelmakers. In 2017, the production of -30mm end-product grew close to 100,000 tonnes to total of 800,000 tonnes a year. Of this, 200,00 tonnes of premium light-burnt dolomite (LBD) was produced for POSCO, one the largest steelmaking companies of the world, in addition to same amount of regular dolomite. To meet the high demand, Sambo Mining has invested heavily in developing both its dolomite mine and subsidiary’s Kwang Jin’s limestone quarry with Metso solutions

Where is lithium coming from?

Market for lithium-ion batteries, utilized for example in electric cars and other electric equipment, is growing at an impressive annual rate of 20 percent. Due to increasing demand, a vital raw material for these batteries, lithium, is possibly one of the most valuable minerals in the foreseeable future. But what is the best place to look for the “white petroleum”?

Metso celebrates groundbreaking ceremony for new valve technology center in China

Metso announced on October 26, 2018 its decision to invest in a new greenfield valve technology center in Jiaxing, China.

Metso offloads grinding media business to Moly-Cop

Transaction includes the sale of Metso Spain Holding, S.L.U, including operations in Bilbao and Seville, Spain.

Three ways to improve your crushing circuit for increased production

Optimize, Upgrade and Replace.

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.

Correct valve installations double the operational lifespan at Tarkwa mine

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.

Advanced slurry valves promote efficiency and productivity

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.

83% less mill liner parts slashes downtime and improves safety at Tharisa Mine

Not only is the Megaliner concept good news for the bottom lines of mill operators, it also means a significant improvement in operator safety.

Simplified maintenance work and increased safety at LKAB’s mineral processing plant

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.

Safer and faster relines at Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre

Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre installed Megaliner™ mill liners from Metso to improve its grinding process.

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. 

Mining gear maker Metso picks CEO from Finnair

Pekka Vauramo helped Finnair return to growth after years of losses, and he also has worked for rival engineering group Sandvik.

Metso wins a significant order to deliver a new minerals processing plant to Russia

Metso has won a significant order to deliver two complete grinding lines to Russia

Improved presence for Metso's flow control business thanks to new distribution agreement with Croatia-based Eco Consult

Metso is expanding the coverage of its flow control solutions with a distribution agreement with the Croatia-based company Eco Consult d.o.o.

Metso Makes Screening Media Change-Outs Safer and Faster with a New Attachment System

The new system has Trellex™ screening media that offers increased productivity and makes media change-outs safer and faster than with traditional systems.

Mill lining optimization increases wear life by 36% at TISCO

Special ore properties made finding lasting mill lining for TISCO Yuanjiacun Iron Mines. Metso’s solution puts an end to years of application testing.

Metso searches for top execs, as it splits minerals services business

The division will be divided into two separate units beginning 2018 — Minerals Services and Minerals Consumables.

Collahuasi Improves the Availability of its VPA Filter by 15%

Faced with increased production demands, Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi had the goal of increasing both the availability and performance of its vertical plate pressure filters (VPA) in Puerto Patache.

Collahuasi improves the availability of it's VPA filter by 15%

Faced with increased production demands, Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi had the goal of increasing both the availability and performance of its vertical plate pressure filters (VPA) in Puerto Patache.

Collahuasi Improves the Availability of its VPA Filter by 15%

Faced with increased production demands, Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi had the goal of increasing both the availability and performance of its vertical plate pressure filters (VPA) in Puerto Patache.