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Metso Outotec launches high-capacity Larox ® FFP3716 filter for sustainable tailings filtration

Metso Outotec launches high-capacity Larox ® FFP3716 filter for sustainable tailings filtration

Metso Outotec is introducing a new high-capacity filter for demanding tailings applications. Extending the product family line of the FFP filters, the new Larox® FFP3716 filter comes with compact plate...

Bearing specialist publishes steel bearings guide

Bearing specialist publishes steel bearings guide

To counteract confusion over the many steel bearing variations available, specialist bearing supplier, SMB Bearings has published a new materials guide to provide a helpful resource. The guide, Steel bearings:...

Metso Outotec introduces next-generation Courier® on-stream analyzer for direct measurement of gold concentration

Metso Outotec introduces next-generation Courier® on-stream analyzer for direct measurement of gold concentration

Metso Outotec is launching its next-generation Courier® 6G SL on-stream analyzer for direct measurement of gold, platinum and other valuable metal concentrations from ore feed, concentrate, and tailings streams. The...

ABB completes commissioning of the world’s most powerful conveyor system

ABB completes commissioning of the world’s most powerful conveyor system

ABB, working with TAKRAF, has completed commissioning and testing for the world's highest-powered gearless conveyor drive system, enabling continuous operations at Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile ABB has provided engineering design,...

Deep-Sea Mineral Platform Launched Ahead of Battery Boom

Deep-Sea Mineral Platform Launched Ahead of Battery Boom

A new way to meet the growing demand for minerals critical to electric vehicle, electronics and battery manufacturers could become commercially available within this decade. Significant public and private investment...

Metso Outotec launches Filter Optimizer for improved filter performance and optimized energy consumption

Metso Outotec launches Filter Optimizer for improved filter performance and optimized energy consumption

Metso Outotec is introducing the innovative Filter Optimizer to further boost the performance of its Larox® PF filter in the mining and chemical industry processes. The game-changing Filter Optimizer improves...

Metso Outotec divests its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

Metso Outotec divests its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

Consultations evaluating the closure or other alternatives related to former Metso operations in Vereeniging, South Africa, have been concluded. The consultations, initiated by Metso in March 2020, have resulted in...

Metso Outotec introduces a full line of mill discharge pumps for efficient slurry handling in the concentrator plants

Metso Outotec introduces a full line of mill discharge pumps for efficient slurry handling in the concentrator plants

Metso Outotec introduces a full line of mill discharge pumps for reliable and efficient slurry handling in minerals processing. ”Slurry handling is vital in maximizing a minerals processing plant’s productivity and...

The New Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) Combines the Best of Two Worlds: Electrohydraulic (EH) and Electromechanical (EM) Actuation

The New Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) Combines the Best of Two Worlds: Electrohydraulic (EH) and Electromechanical (EM) Actuation

Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc., (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) today announced the market introduction of the new Modular EAS System. The Modular EAS is a highly flexible...

Metso Outotec’s HPGR flanged roll kit with mechanical skew control is available for all equipment manufacturers’ machines

Metso Outotec’s HPGR flanged roll kit with mechanical skew control is available for all equipment manufacturers’ machines

Metso Outotec is launching the mechanical skew control HPGR (High Pressure Grinding Roll) retrofit kit for improved throughput and energy efficiency on the heels of the new HRC™e HPGR release....

Metso Outotec and Boliden renew their service contract for the Aitik copper mine in Sweden

Metso Outotec and Boliden renew their service contract for the Aitik copper mine in Sweden

Metso Outotec and Boliden have signed an extension of their service contract for Boliden’s Aitik copper mine in Gällivare, Northern Sweden. The 3+2-year extension of the Life-Cycle Services agreement covers...

Clariant launches next generation phosphate ester for metal working formulations, based on renewable sources

Clariant launches next generation phosphate ester for metal working formulations, based on renewable sources

Clariant, one of the leading suppliers of sustainable ingredients and solutions for the Industrial Lubricants Segment has launched a new and innovative phosphate ester offering outstanding performance and superior sustainability...

Hydrogen technologies at the heart of drive to lead the decarbonisation of the steel industry and deliver carbon-neutral steel

Hydrogen technologies at the heart of drive to lead the decarbonisation of the steel industry and deliver carbon-neutral steel

ArcelorMittal Europe has just announced details of the CO2 technology strategy that will enable it to offer its first green steel solutions to customers this year (30,000 tonnes), scale up...

Metso Outotec has won a major mining technology order from Zijin Mining in China

Metso Outotec has won a major mining technology order from Zijin Mining in China

Metso Outotec has signed a major contract with Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. for the delivery of key minerals processing equipment of the company’s Qulong Copper Mine project in Tibet, China....

Valmet to supply filter fabrics with smart cloth technology to Karara Mining in Australia

Valmet to supply filter fabrics with smart cloth technology to Karara Mining in Australia

Valmet will supply filter fabrics with smart cloth technology to Karara Mining Ltd in Western Australia. Karara is the largest mining operation and the first major magnetite mine in the...

The new NordtrackTM mobile equipment range from Metso Outotec breaks the milestone of 100 sold units

The new NordtrackTM mobile equipment range from Metso Outotec breaks the milestone of 100 sold units

The new mobile crushing and screening range from Metso Outotec, NordtrackTM, has passed the milestone of 100 units sold worldwide. The volume sales of the range started during 1Q2020. “This is...

Metso Outotec to supply energy efficient Vertimill grinding technology to a gold mine in Australia

Metso Outotec to supply energy efficient Vertimill grinding technology to a gold mine in Australia

Metso Outotec will deliver two energy-efficient Vertimill® VTM-4500 stirred mills to a gold mine in Australia 2021. These vertical grinding mills will be the largest of their kind to be...

Azelio and Stena Aluminium are planning to enter collaboration around energy storage

Azelio and Stena Aluminium are planning to enter collaboration around energy storage

Azelio and Stena Aluminum are planning to enter into a long-term global collaboration that aims to complete Azelio’s energy storage units by filling them with recycled molten aluminum directly at...

New Responsible Mining Foundation report: Mining and the SDGs - huge potential, limited action

New Responsible Mining Foundation report: Mining and the SDGs - huge potential, limited action

Just 10 years are left to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals – and as one of the few sectors with links to all 17, the mining industry has a...

Outokumpu – Duplex stainless steel’s popularity grows as it turns 90

Outokumpu – Duplex stainless steel’s popularity grows as it turns 90

Outokumpu is celebrating 90 years since duplex stainless steel made its debut on the world market. The global leader in stainless steel is using the opportunity to highlight the growing...

Metso Outotec wins two orders for high-capacity copper anode casting shops

Metso Outotec wins two orders for high-capacity copper anode casting shops

Metso Outotec has won two orders for its Outotec® Anode Casting Shops, which are to be delivered to copper production plants in China and Bulgaria. Yangxin Hongsheng Copper Co., Ltd., which is constructing its greenfield copper smelter in Huangshi, Hubei, China, expects to start its operations in 2021. Aurubis Bulgaria AD’s...

Metso Outotec receives recognition in Mining Suppliers’ Ranking in Chile

Metso Outotec receives recognition in Mining Suppliers’ Ranking in Chile

Metso Outotec has received recognition as the leading supplier in the Mining Suppliers’ Ranking conducted by Phibrand in Chile. In the winning categories, Metso Outotec was nominated under the name Metso, as the survey was initiated in May 2020, prior to...

NUM launches digital twin technology for CNC machine tools

NUM launches digital twin technology for CNC machine tools

CNC specialist NUM has launched digital twin technology that enables machine tool manufacturers to reduce their time to market dramatically, by using powerful Industry 4.0 simulation techniques. Originally known as pairing...

Determining the acquisition cost of Metso Outotec and Neles shares in Finnish income taxation

Determining the acquisition cost of Metso Outotec and Neles shares in Finnish income taxation

The completion of Metso Corporation’s partial demerger was registered on June 30, 2020. In the partial demerger, Metso’s Minerals business was transferred to Outotec Oyj and Outotec Oyj’s name was...

GrInHy2.0: Sunfire delivers the world’s largest High-Temperatur Electrolyzer to Salzgitter Flachstahl

GrInHy2.0: Sunfire delivers the world’s largest High-Temperatur Electrolyzer to Salzgitter Flachstahl

Sunfire has successfully delivered the world’s most powerful High-Temperature Electrolyzer (HTE) for highly energy-efficient hydrogen production to Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH. Within the GrInHy2.0 project, Sunfire’s HTE system with a rated...

Global bauxite supply to be marginally affected amidst COVID-19 measures, says GlobalData

Global bauxite supply to be marginally affected amidst COVID-19 measures, says GlobalData

The global bauxite mine production is expected to be marginally affected by the temporary suspension of mines due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is forecast to decline by just 0.1%...

COVID-19 to reduce global lead production by 5.2% in 2020, says GlobalData

COVID-19 to reduce global lead production by 5.2% in 2020, says GlobalData

Global lead production is expected to decline by 5.2% to 4.5 million tonnes (Mt) in 2020. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in late December 2019 significantly impacted the mining...

AMADA WELD TECH Announces MM-410A Handheld Resistance Weld Checker

AMADA WELD TECH Announces MM-410A Handheld Resistance Weld Checker

Compact unit supports process development and production applications for a range of resistance welding technologies AMADA WELD TECH announces the new MM-410A handheld resistance weld checker, ideal for both monitoring and...

Regulators Release Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Stibnite Gold Project

Regulators Release Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Stibnite Gold Project

Midas Gold Corp. has just announced that the U.S. Forest Service’s (“USFS”) had released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“DEIS”) on the Stibnite Gold Project (“Project”) for public comment. Individuals will...

Metso Outotec to bring unique fasteners and wear monitoring technology to its minerals customers by acquiring Davies Wear Plate Systems in Australia

Metso Outotec to bring unique fasteners and wear monitoring technology to its minerals customers by acquiring Davies Wear Plate Systems in Australia

Metso Outotec has closed today the acquisition of the Australia-based fastener and wear monitoring technology provider Davies Wear Plate Systems, extending its wear lining portfolio and capabilities.   The acquired technology includes fasteners with a unique locking mechanism that does not require traditional studs and...

US metals & mining industry sees a rise of 9.5% in deal activity in Q2 2020

US metals & mining industry sees a rise of 9.5% in deal activity in Q2 2020

The US metals & mining industry saw a rise of 9.5% in overall deal activity during Q2 2020, when compared with the last four-quarter average, according to GlobalData’s deals database. A...

US metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.83bn in Q2 2020

US metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.83bn in Q2 2020

Total metals & mining industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 worth $1.83bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 65.5% over the...

BASF and IntelliSense.io partner to accelerate the mining industry’s digital transformation

BASF and IntelliSense.io partner to accelerate the mining industry’s digital transformation

Global chemical company BASF and IntelliSense.io, a leading industrial artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced an exclusive partnership which will combine their expertise in mineral processing, ore beneficiation chemistry and industrial...

Outotec introduces MesoTHERM BIOX process to significantly reduce cyanide consumption in refractory gold ore treatment

Outotec introduces MesoTHERM BIOX process to significantly reduce cyanide consumption in refractory gold ore treatment

Traditionally, cyanide consumption with conventional bio-oxidation residues is higher than with residues produced through other oxidative technologies. The Outotec® MesoTHERM BIOX® process, based on Outotec’s proven mesophile BIOX process, offers...

Outotec received a grinding mill order from Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold

Outotec received a grinding mill order from Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold

Outotec has signed a contract with Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold for the delivery of two grinding mills for the Raygorodok gold mine in northern Kazakhstan. The contract price...

Retaining the edge

Retaining the edge

~ Navigating bearing retainer design options~ In mathematics, Pascal’s triangle is an arrangement constructed by summing adjacent elements in preceding rows. It has applications in algebra, probability and is a useful...

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu’s Board of Directors has appointed Heikki Malinen, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Harvard), as President and CEO of Outokumpu and the Chairman of the Leadership Team. He will join the company...

Small components play a large role in medical equipment

Small components play a large role in medical equipment

Several of the companies within the Lesjöfors Group have many years of experience supplying the medical industry. We would like to introduce some examples of spring products specially manufactured for...

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI continues to relentlessly meet the ever-changing needs of their customers in the heavy duty market. This includes an unwavering commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest and most complete...

Mining Goes Electric: Goodbye People, Poisoning, Poor Profits

Mining Goes Electric: Goodbye People, Poisoning, Poor Profits

Electrics and robotics squares the circle of seeking a wider variety of depleting materials in nastier, more remote places from the seafloor to four kilometres underground, up remote mountains and...

Metso evaluating potential closure of its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

Metso evaluating potential closure of its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

As part of the global supply footprint development strategy in its Minerals operations, Metso is initiating consultations to evaluate the potential closure or other alternatives for its operations in Vereeniging,...

Metso supplies calcining system to Russia

Metso supplies calcining system to Russia

Metso has signed a contract for the delivery of a calcining system to a customer in Russia. The order value of approximately EUR 30 million has been booked in Metso’s...

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

One of Europe’s leading filter manufacturers is poised for more growth with the opening of a 12,500 sq ft (1,160 sq m) metalwork facility. Amazon Filters’ decision to in-source the bulk...

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH evaluates the staging of proprietary events at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH evaluates the staging of proprietary events at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre

The VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabrike; English: German Machine Tool Builders' Association), organiser of METAV 2020 – International Trade Fair for Metalworking Technologies – today decided to postpone the trade fair,...

Metso to supply core technology for the Pavlik gold ore processing plant in Russia

Metso to supply core technology for the Pavlik gold ore processing plant in Russia

Pavlik Gold JSC has chosen Metso as the supplier for the key crushing and grinding equipment for its ore processing plant in Magadan, Russia. The Pavlik gold plant, which commenced...