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Press Release December 30, 2020

Metso Outotec to supply comminution equipment to Norilsk Nickel in Russia

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on December 30, 2020, at 09:00 a.m. EET

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to deliver its industry-leading comminution equipment for Nornickel’s refurbishment project at the Talnakh processing plant in Norilsk, Russia. The order value is not disclosed. The order has been booked in Metso Outotec’s fourth-quarter 2020 orders received.

The contract for Metso Outotec includes delivery of one SAG mill and two ball mills with a total installed power of 36MW as well as two HP series pebble crushers. Metso Outotec will also supply spare parts and consumables, including metallic mill liners, and will supervise the installation of the equipment. The delivery is scheduled for 2022.

"The modernization of the Talnakh processing plant is one of the priority projects for Norilsk Nickel. Its implementation will significantly increase the volume and efficiency of production. To achieve this, we utilize the most modern technologies from Metso Outotec," says Sergey Dubovitsky, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Strategic Projects, Logistics & Procurement at Norilsk Nickel.

“We are pleased to continue our partnership with Norilsk Nickel. The supply of leading-edge equipment from Metso Outotec for the reconstruction of the comminution section at the Talnakh concentrator will enable an increase in the amount of ore processed. Our company has taken part in several projects with Norilsk Nickel to boost throughput rates of the processing facilities, and we are grateful for having been again selected to provide reliable solutions for a project as significant as Talnakh,” says Stephan Kirsch, President, Minerals business area, Metso Outotec.

Metso Outotec's comminution solutions are energy efficient and provide lower operating costs, helping customers achieve maximum productivity and consistent recovery rates.

More information on Metso Outotec comminution technologies is available on our website.

For further information, please contact:

Christoph Hoetzel, Head of Grinding Business Line, Metso Outotec, Tel. +61 477 330 679, email: christoph.hoetzel(at)mogroup.com

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Communications and Brand, Metso Outotec, Tel. +358 20 484 3212, email: helena.marjaranta(at)mogroup.com

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing, metals refining and recycling industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its pro forma sales for 2019 were about EUR 4.1 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com, twitter.com/metsooutotec

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