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Mining Magazine awards 2021 winner
Voted winner of the Services and Support category for the center launder upgrade project conducted at Hudbay Minerals, Constancia site.
The Metso Outotec center launder upgrade can deliver substantial improvements in a key aspect of the flotation process: froth recovery. In order to secure maximum flotation performance, both collection zone recovery and froth recovery need to operate efficiently.

Upgrades that improve performance to help you reach your sustainability targets

Improve performance


Achieve higher froth recovery and higher concentrate mass pull

Improve existing cells


Achieve optimal performance with the correct design and orientation 

Increase recovery


Collection recovery and froth recovery operate efficiently to obtain maximum recovery

Higher quality


The adjusted froth area recovers more valuable material & reduces loss to tailings

  • Improved metallurgical performance
  • Maximized mass pulls
  • Improved concentrate recovery
  • Robust and flexible
  • Thicker, stable, productive froth with enhanced flow control
  • Easy to upgrade existing cells
Flotation Center Launder Upgrade

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Constancia mine center launder upgrade panel discussion
Take a deep dive into the details of the center launder upgrade at Constancia mine with Metso Outotec flotation experts and Hudbay's Vice President of Technical Services, Peter Amelunxen
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Find out how our flotation, thickener and analyzer services help to achieve your sustainability targets
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