Metso to supply Chilean copper mine

Metso Minerals will supply a fluid bed dryer as a turn-key project to Codelco, the Chilean national mining company. The value of the order is EUR 10 million. The contract includes also engineering, supply, installation and start-up. The dryer is planned to start-up in the second quarter of 2004. Fluid bed dryers are used in drying copper concentrate. During the process, the moisture content drops from 10% to 0.2%. To melt dried concentrate further it is fed to converter reactor.

Looking for more projects or tenders?
Subscribe to our Project Preview Newsletter

Previous articleSuper duplex pumps
Next articleWelding for a quieter life
Stainless Steel World is part of The KCI Media Group, a group of companies focused on building and sustaining global communities in the flow control industries. We publish news on a daily basis and connect business-to-business professionals through our online communities, publications, conferences and exhibitions.