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Metso Outotec will deliver a high-capacity, high-powered Premier™ SAG mill to Northern Star Resources Limited’s Thunderbox gold mine expansion located in Yandal Belt, north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The typical value of such a delivery is approximately 15 million depending on the final scope. The order has been booked in Minerals’ first half of 2021 orders received.

On award of Northern Star Resources’ largest mill to date, Northern Star’s General Manager Processing, Mr Simon Tyrrell, said: “The Thunderbox expansion increases the operation’s hard rock processing capacity to 6.0Mtpa from the current 3.0Mtpa, and decreases processing costs as outlined in our 2021 Investor Day Presentation. Northern Star’s selection of Metso Outotec for the mill supply is supported by their locally based expertise, large mill supply history and ongoing collaboration with Northern Star.”

“We are pleased to be chosen as a supplier for the Thunderbox expansion. The gear-driven Premier™ SAG mill to be delivered will feature 18MW of motor power. With the Premier™ mill range we advance our unrivaled innovation legacy providing our customers with most reliable technology, engineered to exceed their specific requirements. We are looking forward to continue the collaboration with Northern Star Resources and to be part of their success story,” says Christoph Hoetzel, Head of Grinding business line at Metso Outotec.

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Metso Outotec offers the industry's widest range of horizontal grinding mills consisting of the Premier™ and Select™ mills. They can be easily integrated with Metso Outotec mill reline equipment and are supported by the company’s extensive services network to ensure optimization during the mills’ lifetime. Metso Outotec also offers the market’s most comprehensive mill linings range and relining services with materials and designs optimized for each specific application. 

Discover more about Metso Outotec grinding technology and Planet Positive approach.

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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Nornickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, has awarded a major contract for the supply of some of the key industry-leading equipment used in mining operations to Metso Outotec, further extending the partnership with Finland’s technology solutions provider.

2021 08 10 103130Nornickel and Metso Outotec have signed an agreement to deliver industry-leading dewatering, flotation and automation equipment for Nornickel’s Talnakh concentrator expansion project in Russia’s Arctic city of Norilsk. The contract value is a commercially sensitive matter and therefore may not be disclosed publicly.

Metso Outotec’s delivery scope consists of modernization of three existing thickeners and delivery of over 100 TankCell® flotation machines and an automation system for the new Talnakh concentrator Line 3 flotation area. In addition, the contract covers the supply of spare parts and consumables. Metso Outotec will also provide a metallurgical performance guarantee as well as advisory services for the installation and commissioning of the equipment. The delivery is scheduled for 2022-23.

Sergey Dubovitsky, Nornickel Senior Vice President Strategy, Strategic Projects, Logistics & Procurement, commented: “The new contract further develops the collaboration with our longstanding partner Metso Outotec, which has supplied technology to us for many years. We have an excellent track record of using the Metso Outotec machinery across the entire geography of our operations. The new equipment supply contract plays a crucial role for our expansion project — Talnakh Concentrator Line 3, which is a key step to deliver our strategy of sustainably producing metals required for the world economy to go greener”.

Markku Teräsvasara, Metso Outotec President, Minerals business area, commented: “We are pleased to continue our partnership with Nornickel. The supply of leading-edge equipment from Metso Outotec for the existing Line 2 and the New Line 3 flotation section at the Talnakh concentrator will enable an increase in the amount of ore processed. Our company has collaborated with Nornickel on several projects to boost the throughput rates of their processing facilities, and we are grateful for having again been selected to provide reliable solutions for a project as significant as Talnakh. Metso Outotec has already supplied equipment and solutions for comminution and ore processing for Talnakh concentrator Line 1 and Line 2”.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
MMC Norilsk Nickel is a diversified mining and metallurgical company, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper. The company also produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, sulphur and other products.

The production units of Norilsk Nickel Group are located at the Norilsk Industrial District, on the Kola Peninsula and Zabaykalsky Krai in Russia as well as in Finland and South Africa.

MMC Norilsk Nickel shares are listed on the Moscow and on the Saint-Petersburg Stock Exchanges, ADRs are traded over the counter in the US and on the London, Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges.

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Metso Outotec is introducing a comprehensive portfolio of thickening and clarifying solutions to achieve new levels of operational reliability and performance in minerals and metals processing. The solutions continue to set the industry standard with state-of-the-art High-Rate Thickeners, High-Compression Thickeners, Paste Thickeners, Inclined Plate Settlers, and Clarifiers. 

“We are excited to launch our combined thickeners and clarifiers portfolio to the market. This portfolio is designed to help our customers unlock the full potential of their dewatering process. Our solutions provide high process performance, facilitate efficient operation, and feature a robust design, enabling increased uptime,” says Brian Berger, Vice President, Thickening and Clarifying solutions at Metso Outotec. “With the combination of these features in the portfolio, our customers can align their profitability and sustainability targets.”

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The thickeners and clarifiers offering is supported by a global network of service experts to ensure that maximum efficiency is continuously delivered by the equipment and plants. Metso Outotec's services offering includes everything from comprehensive onsite tailings management audits, engineering, spare and wear parts, maintenance services, and remote operation capabilities.

The solutions feature a sustainable design and capabilities to provide safe and reliable operations. They also comply with the highest safety standards, are easy to operate and maintain, and can easily be combined with a complementary automation offering to improve performance by controlling key variables of the thickening process.

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Key benefits

  • High-performance, robust solutions to meet a wide range of applications
  • Industry-leading innovation in thickening and clarification equipment
  • Exceptional experience in meeting and exceeding customer expectations in all phases of the equipment buying, operation, and decommissioning lifecycle

Discover more about Metso Outotec thickening and clarification solutions on our website.

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com, twitter.com/metsooutotec

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Metso Outotec and Hispano Japonesa de Maquinaria S.L. (HJM) have agreed on an expansion of their distribution contract in Spain. In addition to mobile equipment, with the new scope the cooperation also covers Metso Outotec’s stationary crushing and vibrating equipment, crusher wear parts and spare parts, as well as service contracts, commissioning, and technical support. The contract comes into effect in July 2021.

“We have been very pleased with the cooperation with HJM so far,” comments Olli-Pekka Oksanen, who is heading the Distribution Management Office in Metso Outotec. “HJM is well-known and recognized in the Spanish construction business. Thanks to their solid expertise and local presence, we are able to strengthen the service levels for all our crushing and screening customers both in equipment and aftermarket support.”

2020 11 03 091235To ensure continuity for the customers, part of the Metso Outotec personnel will transfer to HJM with the transaction. Olli-Pekka Oksanen continues: “Our foremost objective is to ensure a smooth transition to the existing customers.”

“The past two years which we have represented Metso Outotec’s mobile equipment has proven that our visions are very well aligned,” says Juan Rodríguez, Managing Director at HJM. “Customers know what Metso Outotec solutions are and what they can do. They also know what kind of committed support is needed to keep the highest performance as standard, and that we at HJM put all in for the highest excellence. Together we want to be the preferred choice for all crushing and screening customers in Spain.

”HJM currently has 13 locations and over 100 employees. It has 40 years of experience in the wholesale of machinery for mining, construction and civil engineering and is located in the provinces of León, La Coruña, Guadalajara, Asturias and Málaga and has workshops in Basque Country, Almeria, Valencia, Mallorca, Zaragoza, Barcelona and Extremadura.

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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Metso Outotec will deliver multiple energy-efficient Vertimill® VTM-3000 stirred mills to Ferrexpo in Ukraine. These vertical grinding mills will be the largest of their kind to be installed in Ukraine. Once the mills have been installed, Ferrexpo’s iron ore beneficiation complex will be the largest VTM installation on the continent. Typical value for this type of an order is in the range of EUR 30 to 40 million, depending on the scope of delivery. The order has been booked in Minerals’ Q2/2021 orders received.

2021 06 22 121338Vertimill® technology is part of Metso Outotec’s Planet Positive offering. It provides the lowest total cost of ownership compared to other grinding mills in many applications thanks to its high energy efficiency, reduced media consumption, low installation cost as well as minimal liner wear and maintenance. It is capable of handling feed sizes of up to 6mm and grinding to product sizes of 30 microns or less. Vertimill® is available in standard mill sizes ranging from 15HP (11kW) to 4500HP (3352kW). 

Metso Outotec is the only manufacturer worldwide than can offer several stirred mill technologies (Vertimill®, HIGTM mill and SMD), enabling it to support customers with the most suitable and efficient mill for their application.

Discover more about Vertimill® at mogroup.com.

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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Metso Outotec has been a frontrunner in driving stirred milling innovations for decades and is now excited to introduce its comprehensive portfolio featuring three frontrunning stirred milling solutions – Vertimill®, Stirred Media Detritor, and HIGmill™. Ideal for grinding finer products, stirred mills are known for their energy efficiency and compact design, reducing floor space requirements. These mills are based on gravity-induced and fluidized technologies, allowing for the optimum equipment solution for all comminution circuits covering secondary, tertiary, fine, ultrafine, regrind, and lime slaking applications.

“Stirred milling is an important growth area and integral to our customer’s efforts for sustainable and cost-efficient comminution. With our combined portfolio and our unrivaled experience in this field, Metso Outotec is in the unique position to offer the most suitable solution for any specific application. We are doing this with a holistic view towards efficiency, sustainability, availability, and total cost of ownership,” explains Christoph Hoetzel, Head of Grinding business line at Metso Outotec.

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A solution for every need

The Metso Outotec stirred mills are suitable for a large range of product sizes. The standardized range includes chamber units of up to 50,000 liters and the world’s largest industry units with up to 6,500 kW of installed power. Floor space use is optimized, which reduces investment costs, and installation is easy. All our stirred mills are part of the Planet Positive product portfolio, thanks to the sustainability benefits they deliver.

Vertimill® is globally recognized as market-leading energy-efficient grinding mill. Through a low total cost of ownership due to its simple and robust design, it brings substantial improvement to the profitability of concentrators. Over the years, Vertimill® technology has proven to be efficient – especially in secondary and tertiary grinding, regrinding, fine grinding, and lime slaking applications.

HIGmill™ is an advanced, energy-efficient fine and ultra-fine grinding solution that relies on proven technology. With the tall, narrow, vertical body arrangement, grinding media is evenly distributed and mineral particles remain in constant contact, significantly increasing grinding efficiency. It takes advantage of gravitational forces and GrindForce™ rotor technology to produce a finer grind for mineral liberation.

Stirred Media Detritor (SMD) is a fluidized, vertical stirred mill designed for optimum grinding efficiency for fine and ultrafine grinding products. SMDs have the capacity to operate continuously at full load power draw with no steel contamination of the product. They are suitable for both open- and closed-circuit operation.

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Key benefits of Metso Outotec stirred mills:

  • Improved operational efficiency
  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Increased media savings
  • Reduced carbon emissions
  • Flexible and safe to operate

Discover more about stirred mills technologies and their differences at mogroup.com/stirred-mills.

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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The Turkish conglomerate Mapa Group has awarded Metso Outotec a contract for the delivery of key grinding technology to their gold mine expansions in Liberia and Burkina Faso. The value of the order is approximately EUR 19 million, and it has been booked in Minerals Q2/2021 orders received.

“Mapa is a major conglomerate working in various industrial and construction sectors. For us, good support, reliable project execution, and sustainable equipment and process performance are essential. Alongside the existing good relationship between the companies, they’re the reasons why we selected Metso Outotec for these projects,” explains Mustafa Bülent Karaarslan, COO, Mapa Group.

Metso Outotec will deliver identical grinding lines to both sites, consisting of state-of-the-art Premier™ ball mills and energy-efficient Vertimill® VTM-3000 stirred mills, each line featuring a capacity of 400tph. The deliveries are expected to take place in January 2022.

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“We are excited that Mapa has chosen us to deliver the key equipment for the expansion of these two projects in Liberia and Burkina Faso. Previously, we have delivered the key crushing, screening and grinding equipment to these two mines,” says Mert Katkay, Head of Minerals Sales for Metso Outotec in the Middle East and Turkey.

Discover more about Metso Outotec grinding technology and Planet Positive approach.

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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Metso Outotec’s unique Truck Body is designed to maximize the availability and performance of haul trucks while reducing the costs for service and maintenance. The groundbreaking innovation that combines the benefits of rubber and a high-strength steel structure was launched in 2019 and is well-received by customers. Recently, one of the world’s largest copper mines decided to invest in a Metso Outotec Truck Body. It is the first order globally for a truck with loading capacity of 360 tons and the first in Americas. The customer is looking to increase payload of its trucks while also reducing maintenance.

“We will supply a Truck Body with lower weight and major volume capacity compared to the OEM body. We can prove with objective calculation the benefits the customer is going to receive, such as fuel savings, less maintenance, more uptime, the possibility to increase payload on each hauling, as well as improving the truck body’s life. All these benefits are answering to growing demand for environmental efficiency,” says Alfredo Rios, Business Support Manager, Loading and Hauling, Americas, Metso Outotec.   

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The Truck Body is part of Metso Outotec’s Planet Positive offering.

Key benefits of Metso Outotec Truck Body:

  • Up to 30% lighter than a conventional steel-lined truck body.
  • Lower fuel consumption per hauled tonne, less CO2 emissions.
  • The rubber lining lasts up to 300% longer than conventional steel lining, drastically reducing the need for maintenance.
  • Modular design makes the lining easier to install and maintain. 
  • Noise cut in half; vibrations reduced by up to 97%, which significantly improves the working environment for truck drivers.
  • Available for all common truck models.

Find out more about the Metso Outotec Truck Body on our website: www.mogroup.com/portfolio/truck-body/

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.    

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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Metso Outotec is introducing a comprehensive eScrap solutions portfolio for the smelting and refining of e-scrap derived from Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). The solutions portfolio consists of Metso Outotec’s proven smelting, refining, hydrometallurgy, and gas-cleaning technologies, all contributing to the safe and profitable recycling of e-scrap.

E-scrap, consisting of printed circuit boards and electronic devices containing copper, gold, and other valuable metals, is one of the fastest growing waste streams worldwide. Rapid technological development, especially in information technology, is one of the drivers for this change. Combined with the depletion of primary raw materials and the increasing complexity of e-scrap, the need for safe and environmentally friendly recycling and reuse of these valuable raw materials is of paramount importance.

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It all starts from metallurgy

Metso Outotec’s sustainable eScrap solutions portfolio consists of complete process solutions and proprietary equipment to solve any e-scrap smelting challenge. The highly automated smelting solutions, complemented with highly efficient gas cleaning and wastewater treatment, comply with the strictest environmental regulations. Zero water discharge can also be provided as an option. The solutions are supported with in-house pilot testing and process modeling and are backed by process guarantees and advisory services.

“Process design for optimal efficiency, emissions control, and minimized energy use always starts from metallurgy – you need to understand the variability in the feed materials. At Metso Outotec, we have decades of technical expertise in dealing with diverse raw materials. Thanks to our state-of-the-art testing capabilities and proven references, we can provide an optimal process solution with high recovery and availability for a wide variety of secondary raw materials – all the way to the refined metal product,” says Lauri Närhi, Sales Director, Smelting at Metso Outotec.

“By helping to turn waste into valuable metals, our solutions help to take advantage of the exciting new opportunities being created now for the circular economy of today and the future. Metso Outotec is committed to the 1.5 °C journey in line with the Paris Agreement, and Planet Positive thinking is inherent in our eScrap offering.”

The Metso Outotec eScrap solutions offering consists of the following plant products:

  • Ausmelt TSL® process
  • Kaldo TBRC process
  • Gas Cleaning Plant
  • Electric Slag Cleaning Furnace
  • Peirce Smith Converting process
  • Fire Refining process
  • Anode Casting Shop
  • Electrorefining
  • Electrowinning
  • Precious Metals Plant
  • Process Water Recycling Plant

Discover more about our eScrap offering at mogroup.com.

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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Metso Outotec has signed a contract with Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co, Ltd. (BSIET) on the delivery of environmentally sound pelletizing technology for Yunnan Yuxi Yukun Iron and Steel Group Co., Ltd. The iron ore pelletizing plant will be built in the Dahua industry park of Eshan, Yuxi, Yunnan, China. The order value is not disclosed. The contract has been booked into Metals’ Q2/2021 orders received.

Metso Outotec's scope of delivery covers the engineering and design of the indurating system, engineering of the process gas fan system, supply of proprietary equipment, instrumentation and control systems, as well as supervisory services and technical training. The Yukun plant targets annual production of 4 million tonnes of pellets. Production is expected to start in 2023.

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“This is the third pellet plant order we’ve received within a short period of time from China. Today, China is the largest crude steel producer in the world, accounting for over half of the world’s production. Driven by rapid modernization of its economy, construction, infrastructure and manufacturing industries, China is continuously developing its production facilities and capabilities to meet the domestic and world demand, as well as the increasing sustainability requirements related to emissions control and carbon neutrality. Metso Outotec’s traveling grate technology used in the pelletizing plants ensures high performance and quality while decreasing energy consumption and emissions significantly,” says Attaul H. Ahmad, Vice President, Ferrous & Heat Transfer business line at Metso Outotec.

Find out more about the traveling grate pelletizing technology on our website.

Further information, please contact:

Matthias Gabriel, Director, Ferrous Product Group Metso Outotec, tel. +49617 1969 3280, email: matthias.gabriel(at)mogroup.com

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com

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