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In-pit crush and convey (IPCC)

Redefining IPCC productivity

In-pit crush and convey (IPCC) provides an integrated solution to reduce haulage related energy consumption and CO2 emissions. Through the industry's strongest building blocks of team, technology and services, Metso Outotec is able to deliver successful IPCC operations.


IPCC experience and advanced planning, engineering and project delivery tools


Exceptional crushing, conveying and stacking equipment with patented SmartStation features


Unmatched support from a comprehensive and global services network

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In-pit crush and convey solutions - Redefining IPCC productivity

Mining operations are impacted by declining head grades. More material needs to be moved from greater depths to maintain concentrate production levels. This affects productivity and energy consumption, which directly correlates to the mine’s profitability and sustainability.

To better meet these challenges, Metso Outotec in-pit crush and convey (IPCC) solutions provide an integrated solution consisting of crushing, conveying, and stacking equipment combined with IPCC planning and life cycle services. The offering has been designed to ensure the highest productivity, energy efficiency, as well as maintainability.

Metso Outotec IPCC solutions are also a part of the Planet Positive portfolio.


IPCC Planning Services
IPCC Planning Services

We understand no two IPCC projects are alike, so we treat them that way from beginning to execution. Metso Outotec's IPCC Planning Services team has a track record of delivering customized and comprehensive feasibility studies, and utilizes advanced engineering tools to increase the speed of project definition and certainty of outcome. Our services break down into 3 stages: 

  • AssessTrade-off study to identify value
  • Analyze: Integrated mine planning and equipment design to maximize value
  • Advance: Detailed execution program ready for delivery

With the 3 stage approach, we deliver a quick and efficient project definition. 


Metso Outotec's IPCC technology portfolio includes crushing, conveying and stacking equipment. With our IPCC solutions being modular. When working with our team we develop your optimal solution based on your operational goals while using proven technology. 

  • Crushing: Foresight™ semi-mobile primary gyratory (SMPG), Lokotrack® mobile solutions
  • Conveying: Overland, mobile, relocatable, shiftable
  • Stacking: Fixed and rail mounted stackers (Spreaders and mobile stacking bridges also available - Read more about co-operation agreement)



Metso Outotec services support is unmatched by delivering either pre-designed or customizable packages to deliver performance outcomes. Our aim is not only deliver a successful IPCC operation, but then also keep it running at an optimal level. Our featured services are:

  • Life Cycle Services (LCS)
  • Off site pre-assembly
  • On site assembly
  • Process optimization
  • Connected analytics
Foresight™ semi-mobile primary gyratory (SMPG) station

The Metso Outotec Foresight™ SMPG station are high capacity and modular solutions that are a key highlight in our IPCC designs.

  • SmartStation features for optimal processing, reducing wear and plant height whilst autonomously controlling material size
  • Improving maintainability through improved crusher access and plant area isolation
  • Reduce height and downtime with SMPG feeder
  • Variable capacities with different crushers and truck sizes

The Foresight™ SMPG station includes our Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crusher. This brings additional benefits such as reduced downtime by up to 70%, and increased capacities by up to 30%.


Foresight™ semi-mobile primary gyratory (SMPG) station
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