Metso has announced a “significant mining equipment order” from JSW Steel Ltd in India.
The Finnish firm has won a contract to deliver a pellet plant, including grinding, filtration and a pyro-processing pellet plant, to a large-scale steel operation of JSW Steel Ltd. in India.
The order is Metso’s largest global pellet plant delivery, and the single largest installation for Metso 2040-60 Vertical Plate Pressure Filters VPA, which are used in heavy-duty dewatering applications.
The order was booked in Metso’s second quarter 2018 orders received.
“Metso has a proven track record of delivering sustainable performance and reliability to the mining industry globally,” said Victor Tapia, president, Metso Mining Equipment business area. “We are very proud of this order, which further strengthens our position in the Indian mining market.”
Metso established its operations in India in 1992, and has been developing a strong footprint in the market ever since. Today, it is the leading player in pelletising in India.
“We build long-term relationships with our customers, which is the key for success,” said Kamal Pahuja, SVP, Indian market area, Metso. “Through them, we can provide our customers with the best solutions to ensure low operating costs while also improving resource efficiency and recovery.”