Metso's fully automated new crushing and screening solution will enable Franzefoss Steinskogen quarry in Norway to manufacture customized products with flexible production and reliable performance
Metso Corporation's press release on February 4, 2014 at 11:00 EET
Aggregates producer Franzefoss is upgrading capacity on its existing Steinskogen
quarry site outside of Oslo, Norway to meet its long term growth targets.
Metso's fully automated crushing stages will allow flexible operations and
scaling of the production to meet market demand. The value of the order will not
The new crushing and screening installation includes the design, fabrication,
installation and commissioning for secondary and tertiary aggregate production.
In addition to the fully automated crusher and screening installation to monitor
and ease the control of the operation, the new plant will be equipped with an
automated truck loading station. Full production is scheduled for March 2015.
The new secondary crushing plant system is targeted at 375 tons per hour and
will include one HP 400 cone crusher and two TS5.2 screens to produce ballast
railway and end-products of 4/16 and 16/32 basalt aggregate. The tertiary stage,
which relies on two HP 4 cone crushers and two TS 4.2 screens, will produce
several fractions destined for concrete and asphalt use. Conveyors and all
ancillaries will ensure the handling and the storage of the material. The order
has been included in Metso Mining and Construction's Q4 2013 orders received.
"In depth analysis of the customers' needs, close collaboration with Franzefoss
to position the tailor-made installation and confidence in Metso's crushing and
screening solutions paved the way to this new order", says Eirik Brekke, VP,
Scandinavia Sales Area, Mining and Construction, Metso.
Franzefoss Pukk AS is a major aggregate producer in Norway with an annual
production of 4 million tons through 12 different sites.
Metso's mining and construction professionals specialize in always bringing the
right technology, processes, machinery and services to our customers in
aggregates production, construction, mining and minerals processing.
Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining,
construction, and oil & gas industries. Metso is also known for its advanced
automation solutions for pulp, paper and power generation. Our focus is on the
continuous development of intelligent solutions that improve sustainability and
profitability. Metso's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Metso
employs 18,000 professionals in 50 countries. Expect results.
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For further information, please contact:
Renaud LaPointe, Proposals Manager, Minerals Processing Systems business line,
Mining and Construction, Metso, Â tel. +33 (0)6 72 81 65 82; email:
Eirik Brekke, VP, Scandinavia Sales Area, Mining and Construction, Metso, tel.
+47 33 36 10 21, email: eirik.brekke(at)metso.com
Picture caption: Reliability in performance with Metso's HP4 cone crusher has
incited Franzefoss Steinskogen quarry in Norway to pursue collaboration for
their new secondary and tertiary installation.
Metso HP4 cone crusher:
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