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Press release November 24, 2022

Metso Outotec to deliver thickeners for a nickel laterite hydrometallurgy project in Indonesia

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on November 24, 2022, at 09:00 a.m. EET

The Chinese Ningbo Lygend Resources Technology Ltd. has awarded Metso Outotec with an order for 25 state-of-the-art thickener units for its nickel laterite HPAL (High Pressure Acid Leaching) project on Obi island in Indonesia. The order value, which is not disclosed, is booked in Minerals’ fourth-quarter order intake.

Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery includes several Planet Positive thickening products, including High Rate, High Compression, and Paste Thickening technologies equipped with ReactorwellTM feed system where applicable.

“Ningbo Lygend produces high quality MHP (Mixed Hydroxide Precipitation) raw material for battery production in Indonesia. They chose Metso Outotec thickeners for their project, thanks to our sustainable, state-of-the-art technology combined with our good understanding and references of similar process plants. The Metso Outotec thickeners enable optimized production and high recovery rates,” explains Paul Sohlberg, Senior Vice President, Minerals Separation, Metso Outotec.

Metso Outotec is a global leader in the design, fabrication and supply of thickening and clarifying solutions and related services for the mining industry and has delivered over 2,400 thickeners to its customers worldwide. The Ningbo Lygend Resources order strengthens the company’s position in nickel laterite HPAL applications.

Find out more about thickening and clarification on our website.

Further information:

Paul Sohlberg, Senior Vice President, Separation, Metso Outotec, tel. +358 20 529 2790 email: paul.sohlberg(at)mogroup.com

Kai Rönnberg, Vice President, Minerals Sales - Asia Pacific, Metso Outotec, tel. +61 407 020 306, email: kai.ronnberg(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.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2021 were about EUR 4.2 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com, twitter.com/metsooutotec

Metso Outotec Reactorwell with thickener