Metso Corporate Newsroom News 2022 Metso Outotec to deliver energy-efficient Vertimill® grinding mills for an iron ore project in South America
Press release August 2, 2022

Metso Outotec to deliver energy-efficient Vertimill® grinding mills for an iron ore project in South America

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on August 2, 2022, at 09:00 a.m. EEST

Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract to deliver sustainable grinding technology to an iron ore project producing premium pellet feed in South America. The total value of the order exceeds EUR 10 million, and it has been booked in Minerals’ Q2/2022 orders received.

Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery consists of the engineering, manufacturing and supply of four Vertimill® vertical grinding mills. In addition, Metso Outotec will provide installation and commissioning advisory services. The Planet Positive Vertimill® grinding mills are expected to save more than 30% of the installed power compared to a conventional ball mill circuit.

“We are pleased that our customer has chosen the industry-leading Vertimill® technology. The regrinding circuit will enable energy-efficient grinding combined with low operating and life-cycle costs,” says Christoph Hoetzel, Head of the Grinding business line at Metso Outotec.

More information about Metso Outotec’s minerals processing technologies is available on our website.

Further information, please contact:

Fernando Samanez, Vice President, Minerals Sales, South America, Metso Outotec, tel. +51 9 97583694, email: fernando.samanez(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.,

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