Outotec provides process technology to Sierra Gorda copper-molybdenum project in Chile
OUTOTEC OYJÂ PRESS RELEASE, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 AT 12:45 PM
Outotec provides process technology to Sierra Gorda copper-molybdenum project in
Outotec has signed a contract with Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. for the design and
delivery of process solution to the new copper-molybdenum concentrator located
in Sierra Gorda, close to Antofagasta in northern Chile. The contract value is
about EUR 26 million. The majority of the contract is booked in Outotec's Q3
order intake with a small part being booked in the fourth quarter.
Deliveries of Outotec TankCell(Â® )e300 flotation cells, concentrate and tailings
thickeners as well as filters are scheduled to be completed during 2012. In
addition, Outotec also provides installation, commissioning and start-up
services for the delivered equipment.
"Outotec is committed to providing process solutions that enable our customers
to recover the valuable metals in the most sustainable manner possible. We are
happy that our latest flotation and thickening developments were chosen for the
new Sierra Gorda concentrator. For example Outotec TankCell(Â® )e300 is the most
energy efficient flotation cell in the market with 20% lower energy consumption
per processed ore tonne compared to other available methods", states Outotec's
CEO Pertti Korhonen.
For further information please contact:
Jari Rosendal, President - Non-ferrous Solutions
tel. +358 20 529 27 00
Eila Paatela, Vice President - Corporate Communications
tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358 400 817 198
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