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Press Release May 31, 2021

Metso Outotec to deliver sustainable Settler Washer Train technology to a new alumina refinery in Indonesia

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on May 31, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. EEST

Metso Outotec has signed a contract with China International Aluminium Engineering Corporation for the delivery of sustainable technology and equipment for a single settler washer train for PT Inalum’s new 1 million tonne per annum alumina refinery to be built in Mempawah, West Kalimantan in Indonesia. The order value, which is not disclosed, has been booked in Metals’ Q2/2021 orders received. 

“We are excited having been chosen as the supplier for the settler washer technology for Inalum’s new plant. The order strengthens our market position in the bauxite and alumina sector by complementing Metso Outotec’s portfolio consisting of bauxite handling, grinding, digestion and evaporation, security filtration, red mud and hydrate filtration, and calcination. The Settler Washer Train technology will enable our customers to recover valuable caustic and meet their red mud disposal and washing targets,” says Dr. Alessio Scarsella, Director, Light Metals at Metso Outotec.

Metso Outotec’s Settler Washer Train and red mud filtering technologies are listed as Planet Positive products.

Alumina business is part of Metso Outotec’s portfolio and was not part of the recent divestment of the Aluminium business.

More information on Metso Outotec offering for the alumina refinery is available on our website.

Further information, please contact:

Dr. Alessio Scarsella, Director, Light Metals, Metso Outotec, tel. +49 17 2688 0333, email: alessio.scarsella(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 and metals refining 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.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com, twitter.com/metsooutotec