OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, MARCH 11, 2016 AT 9.30 AM
Outotec and Newcrest Mining agree on strategic partnership in technology development
Outotec and Newcrest Mining have signed an agreement on strategic collaboration in technology development and using new metallurgical technologies in Newcrest's businesses.
Outotec, a global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, has broad expertise in processes and technologies relating to the treatment of a wide variety of ores and secondary raw materials. Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold and copper mining companies based in Melbourne, Australia with global operations. With this new strategic partnership and the combined resources of Outotec and Newcrest, the companies aim to develop and commercialize new, groundbreaking and environmentally sound technologies for the production of precious and other metals.
"At Outotec we are very excited about this opportunity to collaborate with our customer Newcrest, which is one of the leading gold producers in the world and has a very similar strategy about technology development to Outotec's. Both companies aim to develop and utilize technologies for efficient and sustainable use of the available natural resources", says Pertti Korhonen, CEO of Outotec.
For further information please contact:
Robin Lindahl, President - Metals, Energy & Water business unit
tel. +49 6171 9693 100
Eila Paatela, Director - Corporate Communications
tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358 400 817198