Metso gets order from Tata Steel subsidiary in South Africa
Helsinki: Metso, a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries, will deliver to Sedibeng Iron Ore (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of renowned global steel companyTata Steel Ltd, a stationary crushing and screening solution to its Sedibeng Iron Ore mine in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
The delivery includes a five-year Life Cycle Services contract, which will bring Sedibeng increased production capacity and reliability while reducing production costs. The value of the order is not disclosed.
Metso and Sedibeng Iron Ore (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Tata Steel Ltd, a , have agreed on a combined order consisting of a stationary crushing and screening plant, including primary and secondary crushers, as well as a five-year Life Cycle Services contract. The cold commissioning is scheduled for late 2016, and the plant should be operating at the beginning of 2017.
"This complete solution covers services and equipment and thus ensures planned maintenance and better production reliability for the customer. For Metso, the order represents a new way of operating in southern Africa. It increases our installed base in the area and will surely open up new opportunities in the growing market," says Charles Ntsele, Metso's General Manager for Mining Sales in Southern Africa.