Lead time central to new Metso thickener solution

Metso is launching a pre-engineered, high-rate thickening solution, the HRT-S, which will allow significantly shorter delivery times. The HRT-S complements Metso’s existing High-Rate Thickener product family, which consists of the HRT and HRT-S products. The HRT-S thickener is a part of Metso’s Planet Positive offering, enabling savings in power consumption, reduction in embedded carbon and decreased maintenance costs. “Built upon…

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Metso inaugurates new screening media factory in Mexico

Metso celebrated the inauguration of its screening media factory in Irapuato, Mexico, on Jan. 17. The new factory will significantly increase Metso’s supply and delivery capabilities for mining and aggregates customers in North and Central America. The screening media center employs 46 people and is located on a more than 9,000-sq.-meter lot. The new screening media factory uses advanced and…

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Metso expands Arizona service center

Metso is expanding its service center in Mesa, Ariz., to support the growing needs of mining customers, primarily in the copper segment, which plays a crucial role in supporting a responsible energy transition. In addition to expanding its service and repair capabilities, a cutting-edge training center will be built to continue to improve competence development in the region. “We are…

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Metso adds to monitoring line with VertiSense

Metso is introducing a new solution to its Sense series portfolio of intelligent instruments: VertiSense, which enables real-time wear monitoring of screw liners and enhances the grinding process in Vertimill stirred mills. The Sense series products are part of Metso’s Planet Positive offering, and are targeted at solving specific process challenges and enabling optimization of mineral and hydrometallurgical plant process…

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Metso, Rio Tinto move to next phase of BioIron

Metso said it has been awarded a detailed design and engineering contract for Rio Tinto’s continuous pilot plant (CPP) for the BioIron process – a low-carbon, iron-making process that the companies have been working together to progress.  “We are very excited to continue the close working relationship with Rio Tinto and to provide engineering and design support as we move…

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Metso to acquire Häggblom

Metso has signed an agreement to acquire privately owned Finnish engineer and manufacturer Ab A. Häggblom Oy. Häggblom’s service portfolio includes wear parts, truck body and bucket refurbishments, as well as related field services. Häggblom has partnered with Metso for several years in the manufacturing of truck bodies. The acquisition will broaden Metso’s offering in bodies and buckets by providing…

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Avalon, Metso ink MoU to advance lithium facility project

Metso and Avalon Advanced Materials are now in a strategic partnership established to further the development of a battery-grade lithium hydroxide production facility in Ontario, Canada. Under the terms of the non-binding memorandum of understanding, Avalon will be able to license Metso’s technology and solutions to produce lithium hydroxide cathode materials to serve the EV market. Metso will be permitted…

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Torngat Metals, Metso partner on rare earth pilot

Torngat Metals and Metso have signed a contract for large-volume pilot scale processing of ore from Torngat’s Strange Lake rare earth project in Québec. The process incorporates advanced technologies including x-ray sensor-based ore sorting, magnetic separation, and flotation, based on Metso’s proprietary technology. The work is being executed in close collaboration with GTK Mintec (Geological Survey of Finland) in Outokumpu,…

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Metso breaks ground on Mexico factory

Just weeks after making its name change to Metso official, the former Metso Outotec has marked the groundbreaking for its first-ever polymer filter plate factory in the world in Irapuato, Mexico. The facility, which will offer production process efficiency, quality, and service capability to support customers’ sustainability and operative targets, sank the first shovels on May 26. Plans for the…

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CEO Q&A: Metso Outotec’s Pekka Vauramo

North American Mining recently sat down with the executive about changes since pairing together Metso and Outotec, and keys to the company’s business for the future.  NAM: It’s now been nearly two years since the joining together of Metso and Outotec. How do you think the transition has panned out for the company and for mining customers? We originally thought…

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