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Outotec to provide filtration technology for alumina refinery in India

Outotec has secured a €15 million order to provide technology and services for National Aluminium Company Ltd’s (NALCO) alumina refinery expansion in Damanjodi, Odisha, India.

The Outotec delivery will cover the engineering of two alumina calciners and hydrate filtration plants, supply of key equipment, as well as advisory services for installation and commissioning. Deliveries will take place in 2021.

“We have previously delivered three process lines for NALCO’s existing calcination and hydrate filtration plant, the first two of which have been in operation since 1987,” explained Kalle Härkki, head of Outotec’s Metals Refining business. “We are excited about the continued cooperation with Nalco and the delivery of our latest technology improvements for their expansion project. With advanced heat recovery systems, we ensure the optimal performance of the plant, and Nalco will get the best value from their assets.”