Outotec is to provide minerals processing technology and equipment to modernize Rich Metals Group’s Madneuli copper concentrator in southern Georgia under a €10 million contract.

The Outotec scope of delivery includes a tertiary ball mill, Outotec HIGmill high intensity grinding mill, flotation cells, a complete process control system as well as a pressure filter and a high rate thickener.

The deliveries will take place in the second half of 2020.

Outotec and Rich Metals Group Copper (RMGC) are currently completing basic engineering for the project.

“We are happy to support RMGC’s target to improve the performance of their operations,” said Kimmo Kontola, head of Outotec’s Minerals Processing business. “Outotec’s process technology and proprietary equipment will assure sustainable beneficiation of the complex ore bodies RMGC is processing.”