FLSmidth to offer mineral processing applied sciences for zinc-lead concentrator in Kazakhstan

FLSmidth has signed a DKK950 million contract with ShalkiyaZinc to provide mineral processing gear, together with mill circuit pumps, for a greenfield zinc-lead concentrator at its zinc and lead mine within the Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan.
The gear will remodel the plant into a world-class facility that effectively separates minerals with a minimised environmental influence.
FLSmidth will supply two underground crushing stations with a supplies dealing with system to the method plant, a full bundle 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, focus thickeners, and Pneumapress filters, reagents preparation and dosing space. Full plant automation can also be included, as properly as set up and commissioning supervision services. The new concentrator will be supported from FLSmidth’s new service supercentre in Karaganda.
Equipment supply might be completed during 2024, with commissioning set to start by the top of that yr.
“We are excited to receive this first order from ShalkiyaZinc, which highlights our full flowsheet experience,” says Mikko Keto, Group CEO at FLSmidth. “ เกจแรงดัน of apparatus included in the order will assist ShalkiyaZinc save on both CAPEX and OPEX; our new nextSTEP flotation know-how will improve the quality of the concentrates, the SAG mill will present more flexibility, whereas the automation and digital solutions will additional allow water and power savings alongside safer operations.”
“After testing and fundamental design work executed by FLSmidth, we’re happy to enter this new section of collaboration with the procurement of critical technologies to enhance the productiveness and sustainability of our plant,” says Assel Rakhimova, chief challenge director of Tau-Ken Samruk. “We consider in profitable execution and look ahead to receiving the ordered tools based on the schedule for set up and to continue working with FLSmidth on commissioning providers and spare parts.”

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