largest mineral concentrate filtration plant in the world
Metso Minerals will supply minerals processing equipment to China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) for Sino Iron project in Western Australia. The delivery will be completed during the first quarter of 2010. The order comprises 28 VPA pressure filters with complete automatic control systems and compressed air systems and 52 slurry pumps. The order also includes auxiliary equipment, parts, and supervision of erection and start-up.
The order is so far the largest VPA pressure filter order received by Metso and it is estimated to be the largest mineral concentrate filtration plant in the world. The filter plant is designed to dewater up to 33 Mty of fine magnetite concentrate to a product with moisture suitable for shipment or pelletizing plant feed. The Sino Iron project is one of the largest mining projects in Australia.
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