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Press Release July 1, 2021

NALCO selects Metso Outotec to deliver bauxite grinding package to their Damanjodi Alumina Refinery

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on July 1, 2021, at 09:30 a.m. EEST

Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the engineering and delivery of a bauxite grinding package to National Aluminium Company’s (NALCO) Damanjodi Alumina Refinery for their 5th stream expansion project in Odisha, India. Typically, the value of this type of an order is in the range of EUR 12-15 million. The order has been booked in Minerals’ Q2/2021 orders received.

Metso Outotec’s delivery includes basic design of bauxite silos and engineering and supply of two ball mills with a capacity of 434 tph each, apron feeders, agitators, slurry pumps, instrumentation, as well as site advisory services.


“We are extremely happy to continue our co-operation with NALCO. This is the third order we have received for their current expansion project in Odisha. The other two orders include two energy-efficient flash evaporation plants and two alumina calciners along with a hydrate filtration plant,” explains Kamal Pahuja, President, Middle East and India at Metso Outotec.

More information on Metso Outotec offering for grinding is available on our website.

The Alumina business remains in Metso Outotec’s portfolio and is not part of the earlier announced divested Aluminium business.

Further information, please contact:

Antti Sallinen, Senior Manager, Solution Sales, Metso Outotec, tel. +358 20 529 4820, email: antti.sallinen(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

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