OUTOTEC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, JANUARY 27, 2009 AT 9.00 AM
Outotec to deliver sulfuric acid plant for Noracid in Chile
Outotec has agreed with Noracid S.A. on the delivery of a new sulfuric acid plant to be built in Mejillones, Chile. The contract value is approximately EUR 51 million.
Outotec's scope of delivery covers engineering, process equipment and supervisory services for a plant designed to produce annually over 600,000 tonnes of sulfuric acid and approximately 24 MW of electric energy. The sulfuric acid will be used by the local metallurgical industry.
The plant is expected to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2011.
"Outotec has delivered sulfuric acid technology for a number of plants in Chile, for example for Codelco's divisions and for Xstrata's Altonorte operations. This new plant based in Mejillones will further strengthen our market position as a leader in sulfuric acid plant technologies in Chile," comments Outotec's CEO Tapani Järvinen.
For further information please contact:
Peter Weber, President - Metals Procesing division
Tel. +49 6171 9693 165
Eila Paatela, Vice President - Corporate Communications
tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358 400 817 198
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