Metso is to supply minerals processing equipment to TISCO, the largest stainless steel manufacturer in China.
The order comprises seven pressure filters, wear and spare parts, as well as services related to installation, start-up, commissioning and technical supervision. The delivery is for concentrate filtering for TISCO's Yuanjiacun iron ore processing plant in Lan county, Shanxi province. The plant is expected to start operation in May 2012 and it will have the capacity to process 22,000-23,000 tons of iron ore concentrate each day.
The Yuanjiacun plant is designed to process 22 million tonnes of raw iron ore per year. When completed, it will be the largest iron ore processing plant in China.
TISCO is one of the world's largest producers of stainless steel. In 2010, the
company's net sales were 11.7 thousand million euros.
Metso has been a key provider of equipment to the TISCO Yuanjiacun iron ore processing plant since 2009. Previous deliveries have included a gyratory crusher, three SAG grinding mills and four vibrating screens.