South32’s Hermosa taking grinding plant equipment delivery

Metso has been selected as the supplier to deliver grinding plant equipment for South32’s Hermosa project in southern Arizona. The delivery includes a Premier Primary Autogenous Grinding (AG) Mill and a Vertimill VTM-4500 Secondary Grinding Mill with the potential to supply other comminution and beneficiation process equipment technologies. While the order was booked on Metso’s 2Q24 orders received, it did…

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Metso launches modular FIT, Foresight conveyors

Metso is launching productized FIT in-plant and Foresight overland conveyors for reliable material transportation in the mining industry. The standardized conveyor modules and premium components offer high capacity and layout flexibility and substantial savings in time and resources, from feasibility and design to implementation, thereby enabling higher lifetime productivity. The high-capacity Metso Foresight overland conveyors are fixed or relocatable and…

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Metso to restructure Minerals equipment division

Metso said it plans to implement structural adjustments in certain parts of its minerals equipment business to strengthen competitiveness and improve efficiency. The restructuring will lead to the loss of 240 positions. “The planned measures will address the changes in the market environment that are driven by, for example, an increasing emphasis on strategic minerals that support the energy transition,”…

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Crusher, screen remote control with Metso Remote IC

Metso’s intelligent crushing and screening offering has expanded with a new software application called Metso Remote IC. The Metso Remote IC is used for remote control and monitoring of the crushing and screening process, and it connects wirelessly to all the Lokotrack crushers and screens at the site. With the Metso Remote IC app, the operator can view all the…

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Let’s talk about
 slurry pump wear

Handling slurry inevitably exposes equipment to wear. The question is thus how to manage 
and minimize that wear. North American Mining spoke to four experts about issues in slurry 
pump wear protection. By Jonathan Rowland Introduction: the three types of wear There are three main categories of wear to which a slurry pump may be exposed: abrasion, corrosion and erosion.…

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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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