Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of key technology to the Boliden Odda zinc smelter expansion in western Norway. Approximately ninety percent of the € 150 million contract has been booked in Metals’ Q4/2021 orders received and the rest in Minerals’ Q4/2021 orders received.
Metso Outotec equipment at a zinc plant
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“We are very happy for being trusted with this order. The Green Zinc Odda project paves way for more sustainable zinc production and is yet another important milestone in the many years of collaboration between Boliden and Metso Outotec,” says Jari Ålgars, President, Metals business area at Metso Outotec.
Metso Outotec’s industry-leading zinc processing technologies consist of several proprietary Planet Positive solutions. These sustainable and cost-efficient technologies and services enable efficient zinc and by-product recovery from a wide range of primary zinc raw material. In the roasting process, even electrical power is produced as a by-product.