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Metso Provides Advanced Technology to Copper Electrorefinery in the United States


Nov 20, 2023

Metso has secured a €10 million order from Freeport-McMoRan for the delivery of a tankhouse material handling solution to their El Paso electrorefinery in Texas, US. The project is a significant one and marks the continuation of Metso’s collaboration with Freeport-McMoRan.

The scope of Metso’s delivery includes Outotec Anode Preparation and Cathode Stripping Machines, both based on proven designs that ensure high safety and long-term reliability. Both machines utilize modern robotic electrode handling to optimize layout and material handling efficiency in the existing refinery.

Mikko Rantaharju, Vice President of Hydrometallurgy business line at Metso, expressed his satisfaction with the collaboration. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Freeport-McMoRan on this important project,” he said. “We are confident that our technology will ensure high efficiency and quality of copper production in the El Paso copper electrorefinery after the modernization.”

The project is expected to have a positive impact on the overall copper production process in the El Paso electrorefinery, demonstrating Freeport-McMoRan’s confidence in Metso’s technology to modernize their facility. The collaboration between these two companies highlights the importance of innovation and technology in improving efficiency and productivity in the mining industry.

Read more about this topic on Global Mining Review: https://www.globalminingreview.com/mining/20112023/metso-delivers-technology-to-copper-electrorefinery-in-us/

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