Lead and Zinc
Mining Machinery & Equipment
Outotec has been awarded a contract by ZGH Boleslaw for the delivery of electrowinning technology to a zinc plant modernization in Bukowno, Poland.
The contract value booked in Outotec's 2017 fourth quarter order intake is approximately EUR 10 million.
ZGH Boleslaw is going to build a new zinc electrowinning plant to replace the existing one. Outotec's scope includes engineering and delivery of the main equipment, such as two stripping machines, anode washing and flattening machine and two electrode handling cranes, process control and advanced monitoring system, as well as 96 electrolytic cells. The stripping machines will be Outotec's first delivery of a new robotic machine. The new cellhouse will have an annual production capacity of 100,000 tonnes zinc and later even 120,000 tonnes. Over half of the zinc will be produced from recycled materials. Outotec's deliveries will take place in the second half of 2018.
"Our delivery of the most advanced zinc technology, including robotic stripping machines, will support ZGH Boleslaw's target to increase the efficiency of their plant operations. This order strengthens Outotec's position as a supplier of modern zinc technology", says Kalle Härkki, head of Outotec's Metals, Energy & Water business unit.
Outotec has signed a contract for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) of a new copper smelter to be located at Benete Bay in Sumbawa, Indonesia.
HELSINKI, Sept 24 - Finnish mining technology company Outotec will pull out of Iran due to the new U.S. sanctions, a company spokeswoman said on Monday.
Outotec has finalized the negotiations with employee representatives announced on October 26, 2017 to outsource its German-based project engineering function to Citec. As a result of the negotiations, 59 Outotec employees have transferred to Citec as of April 1, 2018.
Outotec has agreed on the design and delivery of two iron ore pelletizing plants for Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. in Caofeidian, China. The contract, valued at over EUR 40 million, has been booked in Outotec's first quarter order intake.
Outotec has been awarded a contract by Shalina Resources Limited for the delivery of advanced sulfuric acid plant technology to the Mutoshi project near Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The order value, approximately EUR 33 million, is booked in Outotec's 2018 first quarter order intake.
Outotec has been included in the Global 100 Index of most sustainable companies in the world for the sixth consecutive year. The ranking improved significantly from 90th in 2017 to 5th in the latest evaluation. The results were announced today at the World Economic Forum in Davos.