Mining technology company Outotec has signed a delivery contract with mines owned by Grupo Peñoles for grinding mills and filters at three new concentrators to be built in Mexico through 2016. Delivery value will be $39 million and booked in Outotec’s Q1 2013 intake. Delivery scope consists of six large grinding mills and seven pressure filters while providing installation and start-up services with technological spare parts.

“Energy efficiency and sustainable production are vital factors in today’s investment decisions,” said Jari Rosendal, president of Outotec’s Non-ferrous Solutions business area. “We are happy to provide Grupo Peñoles with a package that enables them to further reduce energy and water usage.”

Filters are expected to be delivered by Q4 2013 and grinding mills by Q2 2014. Grupo Peñoles is a long-term Outotec customer with five grinding mills and 40 Outotec Larox pressure filters with sulphide concentrate applications.

Founded in 1887, Grupo Peñoles is a mine with smelting and refining non-ferrous metal operations, a top producer of refined silver, and a main producer of zinc and sodium sulfate, metallic bismuth, refined gold and lead.

Outotec provides technologies and services focusing on natural resource sustainability and is a global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, and provider for industrial water treatment and alternative energy. www.outotec.com

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