Metso will supply a single tandem rotary railcar dumper to Hamersley Iron for its Cape Lambert, Port B iron ore operation in North Western Australia. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The order is included in Mining and Construction Technology’s Q1 2011 orders received.
The railcar dumper will be the latest and most advanced available in the Metso offering and will feature a unique single tandem configuration. This design allows for lower maintenance and higher, more efficient material output flow. Ease and safety of maintenance is also improved through a reduction of overall components.
Hamersley Iron is a member of Rio Tinto Group. Rio Tinto is a leading global business delivering value at each stage of mineral and metal production with 77,000 people working in over 40 countries. It is one of the world’s leading iron ore producers.