Metso Corporate Newsroom News 2023 Metso Outotec to deliver pressure filters to JISCO in China
Press release March 28, 2023

Metso Outotec to deliver pressure filters to JISCO in China

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on March 28, 2023, at 09:00 a.m. EEST

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.

Metso Outotec’s filtration portfolio consists of 15 different filter types and a comprehensive service offering for various mining and industrial applications, with more than 5,000 installations globally. The Larox® legacy is carried over in five filters in the portfolio. Over 80% of the Metso Outotec filters are part of the company’s Planet Positive portfolio, thanks to their energy and water efficiency.

Read more about Metso Outotec VPA pressure filters on our website.

Further information:

Xun Fang, General Manager, Minerals Sales in Greater China, Metso Outotec, tel. +8613810872489, xun.fang(at)

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


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Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in providing sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By helping our customers increase their productivity, improve their energy and water efficiency and environmental performance with our process and product expertise, we are the partner for positive change. 

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 16,000 people in close to 50 countries and sales for 2022 were about EUR 5.3 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki, 

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