What we do
Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso employs over 14,000 people in more than 50 countries.
Metso’s Board of Directors has decided that the businesses under the Minerals and Flow Control segments will be further developed separately from each other. At the same time, Olli Isotalo is appointed as President of the Valves business area.
With the acquisition Metso expands its offering in the aggregates industry globally. The enterprise value of the transaction is around EUR 300 million.
Only ~5% of tailings generated in 2018 were dewatered into thickened, paste, or dry tailing. Contrary to the conventional belief, dry tailings are much more CAPEX and OPEX efficient compared to wet or paste/thickened tailings.