The Turkish conglomerate Mapa Group has awarded Metso Outotec a contract for the delivery of key grinding technology to their gold mine expansions in Liberia and Burkina Faso. The value of the order is approximately EUR 19 million, and it has been booked in Minerals Q2/2021 orders received.
“Mapa is a major conglomerate working in various industrial and construction sectors. For us, good support, reliable project execution, and sustainable equipment and process performance are essential. Alongside the existing good relationship between the companies, they’re the reasons why we selected Metso Outotec for these projects,” explains Mustafa Bülent Karaarslan, COO, Mapa Group.
Metso Outotec will deliver identical grinding lines to both sites, consisting of state-of-the-art Premier™ ball mills and energy-efficient Vertimill® VTM-3000 stirred mills, each line featuring a capacity of 400tph. The deliveries are expected to take place in January 2022.
“We are excited that Mapa has chosen us to deliver the key equipment for the expansion of these two projects in Liberia and Burkina Faso. Previously, we have delivered the key crushing, screening and grinding equipment to these two mines,” says Mert Katkay, Head of Minerals Sales for Metso Outotec in the Middle East and Turkey.
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