Weir Minerals has secured a £ 3.5 million contract to supply pumps and valves for use at the Poltava iron ore mine in Ukraine, operated by resource company Ferrexpo. Weir Minerals will supply WARMAN pumps and ISOGATE valves for use in the transportation of tailings at the site (Fig.). Ongoing repair and maintenance services will also be supplied by Weir Minerals from its service centre in Krivoy Rog/Ukraine. The order is due to be delivered in 2014. Ferrexpo’s Poltava site is an open pit mine producing 30 million t of iron ore per year. Ferrexpo is currently investing 138 million US$ to extend the life of the operation to 2038.