Metso Corporate Newsroom News 2024 Metso awarded a major order for concentrator plant equipment for a copper project in Chile
Press release February 13, 2024

Metso awarded a major order for concentrator plant equipment for a copper project in Chile

Metso Corporation’s press release on February 13, 2024, at 09:00 a.m. EET

Metso has been awarded a major order to deliver key concentrator equipment for a copper mining project in Chile. The value of the order is approximately EUR 55 million, and it is booked in the Minerals segment’s first-quarter 2024 orders received.

The Metso delivery scope consists of high-capacity Nordberg® MP1250 secondary cone crushers, MF SeriesTM vibrating screens and energy-efficient Vertimill® VTM1500 regrinding mills. For the flotation and separation circuit, Metso will supply multiple TankCell® and ColumnCellTM flotation cells featuring several of the largest available 630 m³ TankCell® units, as well as HCTTM High Compression tailing thickeners. In addition, Metso’s scope includes four MHC hydrocyclone clusters, of which two will be among the largest in the world. Most of the products in the delivery scope are part of Metso's Planet Positive offering.

Working together with the customer and the engineering company on an open collaborative model has been an extraordinary experience. The model enhanced the efficiency of the engineering process and contributed to the alignment of all parties on the targets set by the end customer. This will be a benchmark to be followed in similar projects all over the world,” says Fernando Samanez, Vice President, Minerals Sales for South America at Metso.

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

Further information, please contact:

Fernando Samanez, Vice President, Minerals Sales, South America, Metso, tel. +51 997 583 694, email: fernando.samanez(at)

Brian Berger, Vice President, Thickening and Clarification, Metso, tel. +1 720 666 5037, email: brian.berger(at)

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

Metso 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 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 TankCell e630 flotation cell