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

FLSmidth has signed a DKK950 million contract with ShalkiyaZinc to produce mineral processing tools, together with mill circuit pumps, for a greenfield zinc-lead concentrator at its zinc and lead mine within the Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan.
The gear will remodel the plant right into a world-class facility that effectively separates minerals with a minimised environmental impact.
FLSmidth will provide two underground crushing stations with a materials dealing with system to the method plant, a full package deal of comminution and separation gear, 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 be included, as well as set up and commissioning supervision providers. ไดอะแฟรม will be supported from FLSmidth’s new service supercentre in Karaganda.
Equipment supply might be completed during 2024, with commissioning set to begin out by the tip of that year.
“We are excited to obtain this first order from ShalkiyaZinc, which highlights our full flowsheet expertise,” says Mikko Keto, Group CEO at FLSmidth. “The wide selection of apparatus included within the order will assist ShalkiyaZinc save on each CAPEX and OPEX; our new nextSTEP flotation know-how will enhance the quality of the concentrates, the SAG mill will present extra flexibility, while the automation and digital options will additional allow water and vitality financial savings alongside safer operations.”

“After testing and fundamental design work executed by FLSmidth, we are pleased to enter this new section of collaboration with the procurement of important applied sciences to improve the productivity and sustainability of our plant,” says Assel Rakhimova, chief venture director of Tau-Ken Samruk. “ diaphragm seal believe in successful execution and sit up for receiving the ordered tools in accordance with the schedule for set up and to proceed working with FLSmidth on commissioning services and spare components.”


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