OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009 AT 1.00 PM
Outotec to deliver engineering and smelter technology to Iran
Outotec has received two orders from Iran with the total value of approximately EUR 10 million.
Sarcheshmeh Copper Investment Company has ordered engineering work and converter hoods from Outotec for its copper smelter located in Sarcheshmeh.
The second order includes basic engineering for National Iranian Copper Industries Company (NICICO) for the expansion of their copper flash smelter located in Khatoon Abad. NICICO plans to expand its annual smelter capacity from 80,000 to 200,000 tons of copper. Using Outotec® Flash Smelting technology the plant will have full compliance with the latest environmental standards and lower operating costs than other smelting methods.
For further information please contact:
Markku Jortikka, President - Base Metals division
tel. +358 20 529 2100
Eila Paatela, Vice President - Corporate Communications
tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358 400 817198