Metso Corporate Newsroom News 2022 Metso Outotec wins major order for siderite calcination plant in Turkey
Press release February 23, 2022

Metso Outotec wins major order for siderite calcination plant in Turkey

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on February 23, 2022, at 09:00 a.m. EET

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the delivery of a siderite calcination plant to Hekimhan Madencilik, a subsidiary of Koloğlu Holding, located in Malatya, Turkey. The value of the order is approximately EUR 23 million, and it has been booked in Metals’ Q1/2022 orders received.

Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery consists of system design, equipment engineering, manufacturing and supply, and advisory services for the installation of the plant with an annual capacity of 600,000 tons of calcined siderite. The key components of the system include a rotary kiln, cooler, and heat recovery and gas cleaning equipment. The plant startup is expected in the second half of 2023.

“Our solution will enable Hekimhan Madencilik to achieve their production goals,” says Attaul Ahmad, Vice President of the Ferrous & Heat Transfer business line at Metso Outotec. “It was through our strong customer relationship and familiarity with Hekimhan’s processes that we were able to introduce the Metso Outotec Rotary Calcining system and Heat Transfer experts to develop an optimal equipment & system solution for the client,” Ahmad adds. Metso Outotec has previously supported the client with improvements to the operation of their existing calcining line.

Metso Outotec is a leading supplier of calcining systems with an installed base of over 1500 rotary kilns. The Metso Outotec technology provides dependable process performance with an emphasis on optimizing fuel efficiency and minimal emissions.

Discover more about our calcining systems on our website.

Further information, please contact:

Christopher Urban, Vice President, Heat Transfer, Metso Outotec, tel. +1 5708503251, email: christopher.urban(at)

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Communications and Brand, Metso Outotec, tel. +358 20 484 3212, email: helena.marjaranta(at)

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change. Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2021 were about EUR 4.2 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.,

Hekimhan Madencilik Fabrika Resim plant before the siderite calcination plant istallation Courtesy of Hekimhan