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MEI Online: Commodities: Metallic Ores: Copper: Latest News: May 14th 2010


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:: FLSmidth Receives Large Copper Order in Chile

FLSmidth has signed a contract worth in excess of USD 75m with Minera Lumina Copper Chile for the supply of design, engineering, and process equipment for their Caserones copper and molybdenum plant in central Chile. Minera Lumina Copper Chile is jointly owned by Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. and Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.

The Caserones plant will process around 105,000 tonnes per day of primary and secondary copper ore.

The scope of supply includes a primary crusher, cone crushers, SAG and ball mills, cyclones, flotation equipment and thickeners. Once detailed engineering is complete and final discharge points are defined, the conveyor and feeder belt systems, as well as pumps, will be added bringing the total order value to around USD 100m.




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