Jane Bentham, an editorial assistant at the Global Mining Review, published an article on Monday, November 23. Freeport-McMoRan has awarded Metso an order for a tankhouse material handling solution to their El Paso electrorefinery in Texas, US. The order value exceeding €10 million is included in the Minerals segment’s 4Q23 orders received. Metso’s scope of delivery includes Outotec Anode Preparation and Cathode Stripping Machines, both based on proven design that ensures high safety and long-term reliability. Both machines utilize modern robotic electrode handling to optimize layout and material handling efficiency in the existing refinery.
Mikko Rantaharju, Vice President of Hydrometallurgy business line at Metso, stated, “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Freeport-McMoRan with this critical project. We are confident that our technology will guarantee high efficiency and quality of copper production in the El Paso copper electrorefinery after modernization. The solution will combine our extensive experience with similar equipment and modern robot technology to meet the material handling requirements of the existing tankhouse.”
The article has been categorized as US mining news and mining equipment news.