OUTOKUMPU Mining News

GIW Froth Pump prevents airlock shutdowns at Mondo Minerals Talc Plant

GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture and application of heavy-duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, announced that global talc producer Mondo Minerals has installed GIW's High Volume Froth (HVF) pump at its talc processing plant in Outokumpu, Finland. During the pump's first month of operations, the plant was able to stabilize the flotation process and eliminate a safety hazard.

Metso supplies automation and process electrification to Outokumpu's new ferrochrome plant in Tornio, Finland

Metso will supply an extensive electrification and automation delivery to Outokumpu's new ferrochrome plant in Tornio, Finland. The equipment will be installed in several phases during 2011 and 2012. The test runs in the new plants will start in late 2012.

Outokumpu Copper Project to Proceed

Emerging copper producer, Universal Resources Limited (ASX: URL) recently approved the development of the Outokumpu Copper Project (Project) in eastern Finland, approximately 400km northeast of the capital Helsinki. Read more

Outokumpu 1Q net loss of euro187 mln as sales plummet

Finnish metals group Outokumpu Oyj reported Thursday a first-quarter net loss of euro187 million , down from a profit of euro63 million last year, as sales were more than halved because of the global economic recession.

Outotec’s President and CEO Tapani Järvinen to retire at the end of 2009

The President and CEO of Outotec Oyj, Tapani Järvinen has decided to retire at the end of 2009. He has been President and CEO of Outotec since the listing of the company in October 2006 and, prior to the listing, President of Outokumpu Technology since 2003. Järvinen will be 63 years of age in December this year. The [...]

Outokumpu cuts 3Q loss to €74 million

HELSINKI, Finland : Finnish metals group Outokumpu Oyj said Thursday that it narrowed its losses by two thirds in the third quarter, to 74 million , mainly because of lower nickel prices.