At next week’s 15th Exhibition and World Congress for Latin American Mining, Expomin 2018, Metso will be presenting a variety of product Industry 4.0 applications and tailored solutions to improve process and resource efficiency while reducing operational costs in mining operations, the company said. The exhibition is part of Metso’s anniversary activities, celebrating 150 years of delivering results to our customers around the world.

“Miners in Chile as well as globally are rethinking their strategies to unlock productivity, tackle depleting ore grades, and optimize the total cost of ownership of their operations — in a sustainable manner,” said Eduard Nilo, senior vice president for Metso’s Pacific Rim market area and general manager of Metso Chile. “For the past 150 years, we at Metso have made significant step-changes to help our customers to adapt to varying market conditions.”

During the exhibition, Metso will showcase a number of industry-leading solutions, including the Metso HRC 3000 crusher, which is the largest fully operating high-pressure grinding roll (HPGR) in the world. The energy-efficient comminution solution can achieve an ore processing capability of over 5,400 tons per hour (t/h).

The featured solutions at the show also include:
• The world’s largest cone crusher, the Nordberg MP 2500, which helps customers achieve production targets through greater performance and higher availability;
• The Crusher Upgrade service, designed to increase the productivity of Superior, Nordberg and Symons crushers to achieve similar performance to modern Metso crushers;
• Industry 4.0 solutions, such as the AudioMill sound spectrum analysis tool for SAG mills and Vertical Plate Pressure Filters VPA with smart PLC control system for fully automatic filter operation;
• The patented mill-lining concept Megaliner, which decreases the installation time of coatings by up to 40%, dramatically improving safety and maximizing mill availability; and
• The Poly-Met mill-lining solution.

The Expomin Exhibition and World Congress takes place in Santiago, Chile, on April 23-27. Metso invites attendees to visit their booth for training sessions and discussions at No. 06, Exterior Pavilion F.