Metso will supply a complete crushing and screening system
to Mount Gibson Iron for the Extension Hill mine. The iron
ore mine site is located north of Perth in Western Australia.
The delivery will be completed by January 2011 and the value
of the order is less than €10 million.
The order is included in Mining and Construction
Technology’s Q2 orders received.
The order consists of feeders, a jaw crusher, cone crusher,
screen and conveyors. It also includes engineering, structures,
installation and project management of the new plant.
The stationary plant expansion is designed to produce at a
rate of 700 metric tonnes per hour.
Mount Gibson iron is the leading independent Australian
hematite iron ore producer. The development and
construction of the Extension Hill hematite project is
scheduled for completion in June 2011. The annual
production of 3mt (million tonnes) at Extension Hill will lift
total Mount Gibson production to 9mt per year in 2012.