Metso Outotec has been awarded an order to deliver concentrate dewatering filters for JISCO’s modernization project in Gansu province in China. JISCO, i.e. Jiuquan Iron and Steel (Group) Co., Ltd., is the largest producer of carbon steel and stainless steel in northwest China. The order value, which is not disclosed, is booked in the Minerals segment’s first-quarter 2023 orders received.
Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery consists of the engineering, manufacturing, and supply of six VPA pressure filters, as well as advisory services for installation and commissioning.
“The VPA filter has been developed for reliable high-volume processing in challenging concentrate filtration and tailings processing. It is a perfect fit for JISCO’s application. The VPA filters are one of the most sustainable filters available and are classified as Planet Positive products because of their water and energy efficiency,” explains Xun Fang, General Manager of Minerals Sales in Greater China at Metso Outotec.