August 10, 2021 (Newswire.com) –
Nornickel, headed by Vladimir Potanin and the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a main producer of platinum and copper, has awarded a main contract for the availability of a few of the important thing industry-leading tools utilized in mining operations to Metso Outotec, additional extending the partnership with Finland’s know-how options supplier.
Nornickel and Metso Outotec have signed an settlement to ship industry-leading dewatering, flotation and automation tools for Nornickel’s Talnakh concentrator enlargement undertaking in Russia’s Arctic metropolis of Norilsk. The contract worth is a commercially delicate matter and subsequently isn’t being disclosed.
Metso Outotec’s supply scope consists of modernization of three present thickeners and supply of over 100 TankCell® flotation machines and an automation system for the brand new Talnakh concentrator Line 3 flotation space. In addition, the contract covers the availability of spare elements and consumables. Metso Outotec can even present a metallurgical efficiency assure as nicely as advisory providers for the set up and commissioning of the tools. The supply is scheduled for 2022-23.
Sergey Dubovitsky, Nornickel Senior Vice President Technique, Strategic Tasks, Logistics & Procurement, commented: “The brand new contract additional develops the collaboration with our longstanding accomplice Metso Outotec, which has provided know-how to us for a few years. We have an glorious observe file of utilizing the Metso Outotec equipment throughout all the geography of our operations. The brand new tools provide contract performs a essential function for our enlargement undertaking — Talnakh Concentrator Line 3, which is a key step to ship our technique of sustainably producing metals required for the world financial system to go greener”.
Markku Teräsvasara, Metso Outotec President, Minerals enterprise space, commented: “We are happy to proceed our partnership with Nornickel. The provision of modern tools from Metso Outotec for the present Line 2 and the New Line 3 flotation part at the Talnakh concentrator will allow an improve in the quantity of ore processed. Our firm has collaborated with Nornickel on a number of initiatives to increase the throughput charges of their processing amenities, and we are grateful for having once more been chosen to present dependable options for a undertaking as important as Talnakh. Metso Outotec has already provided tools and options for comminution and ore processing for Talnakh concentrator Line 1 and Line 2”.
MMC Norilsk Nickel is a diversified mining and metallurgical firm, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a main producer of platinum and copper. The corporate additionally produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, sulphur and different merchandise.
The manufacturing items of Norilsk Nickel Group are situated at the Norilsk Industrial District, on the Kola Peninsula and Zabaykalsky Krai in Russia as nicely as in Finland and South Africa.
MMC Norilsk Nickel shares are listed on the Moscow and on the Saint-Petersburg Inventory Exchanges, ADRs are traded over-the-counter in the U.S. and on the London, Berlin and Frankfurt Inventory Exchanges.
Supply: MMC Norilsk Nickel