Minerals and metals processing technology company Metso Outotec has received an order for a heavy-duty mine conveyor system in South America. The delivery will comprise high reliability overland conveyors, including a 2 km single flight conveyor.
Equipment provided in this package will operate at speeds of up to 6 m/s with a delivery capacity of over 9 000 t/h. The order value is about €10-million.
“Metso Outotec’s full range of overland conveyor solutions provides economic and reliable material transportation for both openpit and underground operations at the lowest total cost of ownership.”
“The company’s patented energy saving idlers bring important power savings to long-distance conveyors, reduced belt tension, and extended roller life, enabling a reduced maintenance cost over the equipment life and a more sustainable operation,” says Metso Outotec crushing and conveying systems business manager Alexandre Martins.
He adds that the Metso Outotec conveyor offering covers complete end-to-end conveyor solutions. This includes concept studies and definitions for all types of terrains and route types with horizontal and vertical curves.
The offering also includes post-installation services and maintenance, including a full range of accessories, belts, and components for different types of applications.
Further, Metso Outotec conveyors are built from high-quality materials and are based on extensive testing and more than 100 years of engineering experience, Martins concludes.