Metso has received an order from Winning Consortium Simandou (WCS) for the supply of key crushing equipment for their concentrator plant at Simandou Iron Ore Blocks 1 and 2 in the Republic of Guinea. The value of the order exceeds € 10 million, and it is booked in Minerals’ 2023 fourth-quarter order intake.
Metso Nordberg HP900 crusher
“We are pleased to be chosen as the supplier of the state-of-the-art crushing equipment for the Simandou iron project by WCS. We will leverage our global knowledge and resources to support the success of this project,” says Xun Fang, Head of Metso’s Minerals Sales in Greater China.
Winning Consortium Simandou has been set up by the founders of SMB Winning Consortium, namely Winning International Group from Singapore, China Hongqiao, and UMS Guinea. WCS won the public tender to develop Simandou Iron Ore Blocks 1 and 2 in November 2019 and signed a Base Convention agreement with the Guinean Government in June 2020.