Press release February 5, 2010 10:30:00 AM CET

Metso to supply grinding equipment to Newcrest gold mine in Australia

Metso Corporation's press release on February 5, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. local time

 

Metso will supply two complete grinding mills and related equipment to Newcrest Cadia Valley gold mine in New South Wales, Australia. The value of these two orders is over EUR 16 million, and the delivery will be completed by June 2010. The orders are included in Mining and Construction Technology's Q4 of year 2009 orders received.

 

The orders comprise two grinding mills. The first is a ball mill that will be the most powerful ball mill supplied into Australia. The second is a vertical stirred mill and it is the first of this size to be installed in the world.  The ball mill will be installed in the Newcrest Cadia concentrator and the vertical mill to the company's adjacent Ridgeway concentrator.

 

Newcrest is Australia's largest gold producer and a global top 10 gold mining company. The company has seven operating mines - five in Australia, one in Indonesia and one in Papua New Guinea.

 

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 26,500 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com

 

Further information for the press, please contact:

Ross Wotherspoon, Vice President, Australian and New Zealand region, Mining and Construction Technology, Metso, tel. +61 418 282 369

 

Sudhir Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Asia market area, Mining and Construction Technology, Metso, tel. +91 98 107 29990