Metso will supply a complete green field quarry plant to the Colas Group in France. The large scale delivery includes primary, secondary and tertiary stations with service maintenance contracts for inspection and extended guarantees. The aggregate produced in the quarry is mainly destined for road construction. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Metso’s solution embraces the customer’s high health and safety commitment with low environmental impact compared to less modern quarry plants. The state-of-the-art crushing and screening system incorporates substantial savings in energy, production, transportation and maintenance costs with safe and environmentally friendly solutions. The order has been included in Mining and Construction’s 2nd quarter 2013 orders received with delivery scheduled for second quarter of 2015.
The installation includes numerous Metso machines with the latest technology in hard rock applications: A C160 jaw crusher (Fig.), a HP500 cone crusher, two HP6 cone crushers, more than 12 vibrating machines from TS, CVB and VF range completed with more than 2000 m of Metso conveyors. The full engineering scope of the installation includes a truck loading station, automation and power, 2000 ton steel structures, plateworks, de-dusting, erection and commissioning for a targeted 1.5 million t/year and equipped with 4000 kW installed power.