During the last six months, Metso has received orders to install over 50 flotation cells in Spain and Portugal, ranging from small 15 m³ units to large 300 m³ cells.
Metso will deliver flotation equipment to expansion projects by Almina, Somincor and other leading mining companies located on the Iberian Pyrite Belt as well as Saloro in Barruecopardo, western Spain. With these recent orders, Metso is further strengthening its position as the largest supplier of flotation equipment in the Iberian mining market for the last two consecutive years. Also, Metso’s global footprint in flotation equipment grew during the second half of 2017.
“We at Metso have been focusing not only on developing a market-leading equipment offering for flotation, but also on our capabilities to help our customers optimize the operation of their units. These new orders are clear affirmation that our customers recognize our expertise and cutting-edge technology development, and that this has been the right approach in solving their challenges. We are very committed to continue to find the best solutions for our customers processing minerals in Western Europe as well as globally,” says Miguel Santos, Head of Mining Sales Development, West Europe.
Metso RCS flotation machine
The Metso RCS flotation machine combines the benefits of circular cells with the unique features of the DV mechanism, creating the ideal conditions to maximize flotation. The new improved RCS flotation cell is an all-purpose flotation machine suitable for all flotation applications, such as roughing, cleaning and scavenging. Metso offers the full range of cell volumes required for modern ore processing plants, with cell sizes from 0.8 m3 to 600 m3. We have not only been successful with flotation sales in the Iberian area, but also with other process equipment, such as VPA filters. For further information, visit our website.
The Iberian Pyrite belt
Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 2.6 billion in 2016. Metso employs over 11,000 people in more than 50 countries. metso.com, twitter.com/metsogroup