Outotec has been awarded a contract by MMC Norilsk Nickel for the delivery of minerals processing technology and related advisory services to Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company’s concentrator plant in Zapolyarny, Pechenga District in Russia.

The contract value booked in Outotec’s 2017 Q3 order intake is more than €13m.

Kola MMC produces annually 383,000t of nickel concentrate in Zapolyarny. Outotec’s scope includes engineering, the delivery of filtration, thickening, flotation and analyzer equipment, as well as training and site services. The deliveries will take place at the end of 2018.

Our delivery supports Norilsk Nickel’s target to improve the environmental performance of the Zapolyarny operations. Outotec’s dewatering, flotation and analyzer solutions are designed for efficient and environmentally sound production of nickel and copper concentrates,” says Kimmo Kontola, head of Outotec’s Minerals Processing business unit.