SOURCE: Metso Corporation

March 28, 2008 08:14 ET

Metso to supply crushing and grinding equipment to Anglo American in Chile

HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - March 28, 2008) - Metso Minerals will supply crushing and grinding equipment to Anglo American for the Los Bronces development project in Chile. The delivery will be completed by the end of year 2010. The value of the order is approximately EUR 12 million.

The order comprises a primary gyratory crusher, two tertiary cone crushers and three grinding mills. The equipment will be placed in a processing plant at the Andes Mountains 3,500 metres above sea level. Once in full operation, the plant is capable of processing 87,000 tonnes of copper ore daily. The order also includes start up and commissioning services.

Anglo American is a global leader in mining and natural resources. The company is listed in the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ and its net sales in 2007 were some EUR 24 billion.

Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2007 net sales of approximately EUR 6 billion. Its almost 27,000 employees in approximately 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.

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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Aldo Cermenati
    Country Manager, Chile
    Mining business line
    Metso Minerals
    tel. +56 2 370 2022