เกจวัดแรงดันอากาศ has signed a DKK950 million contract with ShalkiyaZinc to produce mineral processing tools, including mill circuit pumps, for a greenfield zinc-lead concentrator at its zinc and lead mine within the Kyzylorda area of Kazakhstan.
The equipment will remodel the plant into a world-class facility that efficiently separates minerals with a minimised environmental impression.
FLSmidth will provide two underground crushing stations with a materials dealing with system to the process plant, a full package deal of comminution and separation tools, together with SAG and ball mills, mill circuit pumps and cyclones, the zinc-lead focus flotation and regrinding circuit, including nextSTEP, VXP vertical mills, concentrate thickeners, and Pneumapress filters, reagents preparation and dosing area. Full plant automation can be included, in addition to installation and commissioning supervision companies. The new concentrator might be supported from FLSmidth’s new service supercentre in Karaganda.
Equipment supply shall be completed during 2024, with commissioning set to start by the top of that year.
“We are excited to obtain this primary order from ShalkiyaZinc, which highlights our full flowsheet experience,” says Mikko Keto, Group CEO at FLSmidth. “The big selection of equipment included in the order will assist ShalkiyaZinc save on both CAPEX and OPEX; our new nextSTEP flotation know-how will improve the standard of the concentrates, the SAG mill will provide extra flexibility, while the automation and digital solutions will further allow water and vitality financial savings alongside safer operations.”
“After testing and basic design work executed by FLSmidth, we’re pleased to enter this new section of collaboration with the procurement of important applied sciences to enhance the productivity and sustainability of our plant,” says Assel Rakhimova, chief challenge director of Tau-Ken Samruk. “We believe in successful execution and look ahead to receiving the ordered gear according to the schedule for installation and to proceed working with FLSmidth on commissioning companies and spare parts.”
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