FLSmidth to offer mineral processing applied sciences for zinc-lead concentrator in Kazakhstan

FLSmidth has signed a DKK950 million contract with ShalkiyaZinc to produce mineral processing equipment, including mill circuit pumps, for a greenfield zinc-lead concentrator at its zinc and lead mine within the Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan.
The tools will transform the plant into a world-class facility that effectively separates minerals with a minimised environmental impact.
FLSmidth will supply two underground crushing stations with a materials dealing with system to the process plant, a full bundle of comminution and separation equipment, including SAG and ball mills, mill circuit pumps and cyclones, the zinc-lead focus flotation and regrinding circuit, including nextSTEP, VXP vertical mills, concentrate thickeners, and Pneumapress filters, reagents preparation and dosing area. Full plant automation can additionally be included, as well as installation and commissioning supervision companies. The new concentrator might be supported from FLSmidth’s new service supercentre in Karaganda.
Equipment supply shall be accomplished throughout 2024, with commissioning set to begin by the top of that yr.
“We are excited to obtain this primary order from ShalkiyaZinc, which highlights our full flowsheet expertise,” says Mikko Keto, Group CEO at FLSmidth. “The wide selection of equipment included in the order will help ShalkiyaZinc save on both CAPEX and OPEX; our new nextSTEP flotation know-how will enhance the standard of the concentrates, the SAG mill will present extra flexibility, while the automation and digital solutions will additional enable water and power financial savings alongside safer operations.”
“After เกจ์วัดแรงดันลม and primary design work executed by FLSmidth, we are happy to enter this new section of collaboration with the procurement of important applied sciences to enhance the productivity and sustainability of our plant,” says Assel Rakhimova, chief venture director of Tau-Ken Samruk. “We imagine in profitable execution and look ahead to receiving the ordered tools according to the schedule for installation and to proceed working with FLSmidth on commissioning companies and spare elements.”

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