Mineral Processing

Metso wins Mineral Processing Equipment Contract from RMK, Russia

12/06/2012 | Editor: Marcel Dröttboom

Metso's mineral processing equipment contract with ZAO Russian Copper Company also includes the supply of one semi-autogenous grinding mill for the first plant of the new Tominsky GOK copper concentrator.
Metso's mineral processing equipment contract with ZAO Russian Copper Company also includes the supply of one semi-autogenous grinding mill for the first plant of the new Tominsky GOK copper concentrator. (Picture: Metso Minerals)

Metso and ZAO Russian Copper Company (RMK) have signed a contract to supply crushing, screening and grinding equipment - as well as on-site services for six years -to the first plant of the new Tominsky GOK copper concentrator in the Chelyabinskya region in southwestern Russia.

Helsinki, Finland – The complete value of the order is approximately EUR 150 million. The complete value of the equipment order amounts to approximately EUR 65 million. Under the current equipment contract, Metso will supply a primary gyratory crusher, three cone crushers, one semi-autogenous grinding mill, three screens and three ball mills for the first plant of the new Tominsky GOK copper concentrator.

The delivery also includes on-site supervisory services for the installation and commissioning, and on-site training for operating personnel. The equipment deliveries will be completed in fourth quarter 2015.

Metso's six-year life-cycle service contract includes maintenance; planning and operational assistance, process and product support services, as well as wear and spare parts and components for the comminution circuit. Metso will also maintain auxiliary equipment for the whole comminution circuit from the gyratory crusher to the hydro-cyclones.

ZAO Russian Copper Company (RMK) was founded in 2004. It produces copper concentrate, copper cathodes and copper rods. The startup of the first plant of Tominsky GOK is planned for fourth quarter of 2016.

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