Dewatering in mining

Up to 90% water recovery with the Metso VPX™ filter

Up to 50% smaller floor area with inclined plate settlers


Smarter mineral recovery with highly automated filtration technology

100+ years of experience in minerals processing

Economic and sustainable dewatering solutions for the mining industry

Dewatering is a vital step in mining operations. Removal of the moisture content enables easy and cost-effective handling and transportation of minerals.

Metso's reliable dewatering solutions are made to reduce the environmental impact on site by producing a completely dry concentrate along with recycling the water removed during processing.

With proven experience in minerals processing, we help our customers to achieve optimum product quality by using appropriate dewatering technology and optimization services.

Our inclined plate settlers, tube presses, spiral dewaterers and vertical pressure filters ensure high degree of separation of the liquid and solid phases bringing improved profitability. The robust parts and fit-for-purpose services, in turn, are designed to increase the performance of both new and alreay existing equipment and dewatering processes.