Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Kyzyl Aray Copper, a subsidiary of Caravan Resources, for the supply of copper solvent extraction and electrowinning technology for a plant to be built in the Karagandy region of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The OEM said the EUR35 million order has been booked in the Minerals segment’s fourth-quarter order intake.
The scope of delivery includes the modular VSF X solvent extraction plant, which is part of Metso Outotec’s Planet Positive product range, and the main process equipment for the electrowinning plant.
“The Kyzyl Aray Copper project will become an important new reference for Metso Outotec in the growing Kazakhstan copper market as a supplier of a complete production plant that uses solvent extraction and electrowinning technology for copper recovery,” said Mikko Rantaharju, vice president, Hydrometallurgy, at Metso Outotec.
Source: Metso Outotec