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

FLSmidth has signed a DKK950 million contract with ShalkiyaZinc to produce mineral processing equipment, together with mill circuit pumps, for a greenfield zinc-lead concentrator at its zinc and lead mine in the Kyzylorda area of Kazakhstan.
The gear will transform the plant right into a world-class facility that efficiently separates minerals with a minimised environmental influence.
FLSmidth will provide two underground crushing stations with a materials handling system to the process plant, a full package of comminution and separation tools, together with SAG and ball mills, mill circuit pumps and cyclones, the zinc-lead concentrate flotation and regrinding circuit, including nextSTEP, VXP vertical mills, concentrate thickeners, and Pneumapress filters, reagents preparation and dosing space. Full plant automation can be included, as well as set up and commissioning supervision companies. The new concentrator shall be supported from FLSmidth’s new service supercentre in Karaganda.
Equipment delivery might be completed during 2024, with commissioning set to start out by the end of that 12 months.
“We are excited to receive this primary order from ShalkiyaZinc, which highlights our full flowsheet experience,” says Mikko Keto, Group CEO at FLSmidth. “ เกจวัดแรงดันอาร์กอน of apparatus included within the order will help ShalkiyaZinc save on each CAPEX and OPEX; our new nextSTEP flotation know-how will enhance the standard of the concentrates, the SAG mill will provide extra flexibility, while the automation and digital options will additional enable water and vitality savings alongside safer operations.”
“After testing and basic design work executed by FLSmidth, we’re pleased to enter this new section of collaboration with the procurement of important technologies to enhance the productiveness and sustainability of our plant,” says Assel Rakhimova, chief venture director of Tau-Ken Samruk. “We imagine in successful execution and look forward to receiving the ordered tools according to the schedule for set up and to proceed working with FLSmidth on commissioning services and spare parts.”
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