Metso Outotec sells its Anode Casting Shops, similar to this one (above), to a plant in China and a plant in Bulgaria. (Photo: Metso Outotec)

Metso Outotec reported it won two orders, at a combined value of $11.8 million, for two Outotec Anode Casting Shops for delivery to production plants in China and Bulgaria.
One will go to Yangxin Hongsheng Copper’s greenfield smelter in Huangshi, Hubei, China, which will be commissioned in 2021. The other will go to longtime customer Aurubis Bulgaria AD’s copper production plant in Pirdop, Bulgaria.

The shops are expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Both shops will feature two casting wheels for high capacity and yield, Metso Outotec said. “They will also be equipped with advanced automation to ensure high availability and high casting accuracy to produce high quality anodes,” Jari Algars, president, metals business, Metso Outotec, said.

Separately, Metso Outotec was recognized as the leading supplier for crushers, mills and maintenance in the Mining Suppliers’ Ranking by Phibrand in Chile. The supplier won Best Performing International Supplier, the highest possible ranking.

Metso Outotec is named Best Performing International Supplier by Phibrand in Chile. (Photo: Metso Outotec)

Metso Outotec said the winners are nominated by customers in a very competitive, high-end market. “We want to continue improving and delivering the best service to our customers by knowing their needs and innovating solutions,” Eduardo Nilo, president, South America market, Metso Outotec, said.