OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE APRIL 25, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Outotec to deliver process equipment for Houndé Gold Operation in Burkina Faso
Outotec has been awarded a contract by Houndé Gold Operation SA, a subsidiary of Endeavour Mining Corporation, for the delivery of process equipment to the greenfield Houndé gold project in Burkina Faso. Outotec's contract value is approximately EUR 13 million and the order has been booked in the second quarter 2016 order intake.
Outotec's scope of work includes the design and delivery of a 6 MW SAG grinding mill, a 6 MW ball mill, a pre-leach thickener, and services including spare parts. The new plant will process annually 3 million tonnes of ore.
The equipment will be delivered during the second quarter of 2017 to ensure the first pour of gold for by the end of 2017.
"Outotec has a large portfolio of offerings for treating various gold ores. We are pleased have been the opportunity to deliver our energy efficient grinding mills and advanced thickener technology to Endeavour's Houndé gold project", says Kalle Härkki, head of Outotec's Minerals Processing Business Unit.
For further information please contact:
Kalle Härkki, President - Minerals Processing Business Unit
Tel. +358 20 529 2901
Eila Paatela, Director - Corporate Communications
Tel. +358 20 529 2004, mobile +358 400 817198