Metso Outotec slurry pumps to treat tails at SevGOK iron ore venture

Engineering Dobersek in Germany and Severniy Mining and Processing (SevGOK) in Ukraine have chosen Metso Outotec’s mill discharge pumps for Severniy’s greenfield course of waste thickening plant, the OEM says.
Picnic will be used to pump the iron ore concentrate plant’s waste sludge into the settling ponds from the thickeners. The 22 pumps to be delivered by Metso Outotec embrace 10 massive high-capacity MDM700 pumps. Together, the pumps are able to dealing with a total quantity of 117,500 cu.m/h of waste sludge.
“SevGOK’s advanced is the second of its sort in Ukraine, and Engineering Dobersek in Germany has designed it,” Axel Stappen, Managing Director, Engineering Dobersek GmbH, says. “With this funding, SevGOK goals to lower environmental impacts and costs by lowering energy consumption and water usage. They selected Metso Outotec pumps because of their reliability and efficiency, and the great support Metso Outotec has provided of their earlier tasks.”
Michael Nienhaus, Head of Sales, Slurry Pumps, Germany, Metso Outotec, says: “We are delighted to have been chosen to produce our MD sequence pumps to SevGOK’s venture. To give an thought of the scale of an MDM700 pump, it may possibly weigh as a lot as 31 t and be 2.eight m in diameter, and have a formidable pumping quantity of up to 9,650 cu.m/h. The MDM pumps function in very demanding situations, and we’ve designed them to operate reliably and to withstand exceptional wear.”
Metso Outotec mill discharge pumps have been designed for mill circuit functions, corresponding to SAG/ball mill discharge pumps and hydrocyclone feed. Special emphasis has been positioned on elements that have to resist exceptional wear from coarse heavy solids and circulate turbulence, the corporate says.
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