Comminution

Comminution

Maximizing throughput and energy efficiency

Comminution is the most energy intensive process stage in the mining industry. It can account to more than 50 percent of the total energy used in a mine. While the head grades are constantly declining, more sustainable technologies and solutions are required to process hard, variable and low-grade ore bodies.

Increase uptime

69% reduction in primary crushing downtime.

Reduce energy consumption

30% energy savings and 60% less media consumption.

Improve efficiency

18% production efficiency improvement with optimal crushers, screening media and services.

Expertise

+100 years of experience in engineering and comminution circuits.

Energy efficient solutions for superior comminution performance

Comminution is the most energy intensive process stage in the mining industry. It uses at least 3% of the global electricity and, according to the Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution, accounts on average for more than 50% of a mine’s energy consumption and 10% of the total production costs.

Metso has a long history of technological development and is recognized in engineering and innovating comminution circuits. Our comminution solutions are not only energy efficient but also lower in operating costs that help in achieving maximum production and consistent recovery.

As a global supplier of equipment, parts and services for minerals processing, we want to make sure that you have the best technology and solutions to choose from – no matter whether you are after optimizing the entire comminution process or any of the vital sub-processes such as crushing, grinding or screening.

See how other mining companies have improved profitability and reduced risk!

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