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Metso to provide thickeners and filters for mine water treatment in Peru

Metso has secured a €15 million contract to deliver thickeners and filters to a mine water treatment project in Peru.

Metso Reactorwell.
Metso Reactorwell.

The Metso scope of delivery includes several high-rate thickeners operating in a high density sludge (HDS) mine water treatment application and automatic EBS Series liquid filters with an electric self-cleaning mechanism for ultra-fine filtration. The thickeners include the Reactorwell feed system and are specially designed bolted stainless-steel construction for high corrosion resistance and fast installation.

“We are pleased to continue working with this important customer in Peru to support their needs in mine water treatment with our Planet Positive thickening solutions,” said Brian Berger, vice president, Thickening and Clarification at Metso. “The environmentally sound high-rate thickeners will have an important role in ensuring a reliable operation and meeting the customer’s project criteria for high performance, fast installation and low maintenance.”