In May 2011 Loesche was awarded the third order of Copper Matte mill-LM31.3 in Fangchenggang City, P.R. China, following the YangGu Copper Matte project in September 2009 and Tongling Copper Matte project in July 2010. Up to now, Loesche has successfully won all the Copper Matte grinding equipment in flash smelting process which was the most advanced in environmental technology in world for copper smelting and has been widely accepted by Chinese.
Guangxi Jinchuan Non-Ferrous Metals belongs to Jinchuan Groups, who are the top five copper smelter and biggest nickel producer in China. To be listed in Hong Kong stock market, Jinchuan Groups Ltd invests billions in Fangchenggang City, Guangxi Province P.R. China for Nickel-Copper production line.
The first order of Loesche copper matte mill LM 31.3 and LOMA LF 25 hot gas generator in China has been successfully operating in Yanggu, Shangdong Province since the beginning of 2011. The high quality equipment from Loesche and Chinese subsidiary has been approved by the customer.
The mill capacity of LM31.3 will be 100th finished product with 85&;37; passing 200 mesh sieves that could be enough to serve the 400,000 T/A capacity.
In the past few years Loesche has sold three LM 31.3,1 LM31.2 and two Loma LF 25 for handling copper contained material around the world. The first one of these has been serving customers with excellent performance since 1995 in Kennecott, UTAH, for Copper Corp.
On the occasion of the EMC 2011 exhibition in Duesseldorf, Mr Liang Keming, vice president of Tongling group, Mr Tan Zunqiu, vice chief engineer of NERIN, Mr Lu Gaoping, the director of Jinchang smelter and refinery, Mr zhou Jun, the vice president of Jinlong smelter and Ms Chen Qiu, visited Loesche Office headquarters. Together with sincere welcome, a general introduction regarding project condition has been presented to the Chinese delegation.