Metso will supply world's biggest fully mobile, track-mounted crushing plant to Altay Polimetally LLP copper mine in Kazakhstan. The contract also includes large mobile feeding and conveying systems to move the crushed copper ore for further processing, and installation supervision and training. The complete value of the order exceeds EUR 11 million.
— We can judge the Altay Polimetally as a significant contract of an interesting, growing market area. Today, open pit mines are studying globally the possibility to save costs and environment at primary crushing and conveying stages by decreasing on-site ore trucking, comments Jorma Kempas, Business manager, In-pit crushing solutions from Metso.
The giant mobile jaw plant will be used at primary crushing stage at Altay Polimetally's new open pit mine, situated in the Karagandy region. Altay Polimetally LLP, based in Almaty, Kazakhstan, will extract at the new mine copper ore including gold. The planned ore extraction will be 3 million tons per year, and including host rock 10 million tons.