Metso Corporate Newsroom News 2024 Metso to deliver key crushing equipment for the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea
Press release January 5, 2024

Metso to deliver key crushing equipment for the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea

Metso Corporation’s press release on January 5, 2024, at 09:00 a.m. EET

Metso has received an order from Winning Consortium Simandou (WCS) for the supply of key crushing equipment for their concentrator plant at Simandou Iron Ore Blocks 1 and 2 in the Republic of Guinea. The value of the order exceeds EUR 10 million, and it is booked in Minerals’ 2023 fourth-quarter order intake.

Metso’s scope of delivery consists of 16 Nordberg® HP900™ secondary and tertiary cone crushers. Metso’s Nordberg® HP Series has over 10,000 installations worldwide in the aggregate and mining industries.

“We are pleased to be chosen as the supplier of the state-of-the-art crushing equipment for the Simandou iron project by WCS. We will leverage our global knowledge and resources to support the success of this project,” says Xun Fang, Head of Metso’s Minerals Sales in Greater China.

Winning Consortium Simandou has been set up by the founders of SMB Winning Consortium, namely Winning International Group from Singapore, China Hongqiao, and UMS Guinea. WCS won the public tender to develop Simandou Iron Ore Blocks 1 and 2 in November 2019 and signed a Base Convention agreement with the Guinean Government in June 2020.

Read more about Metso’s offering for the mining industry on our website.

Further information, please contact:

Xun Fang, Head of Minerals Sales for Greater China, Metso, tel. +86 138 1087 2489, email: xun.fang(at)

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

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Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, Metso 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.,

Metso Nordberg HP900 crusher