FLSmidth to supply mineral processing technologies for zinc-lead concentrator in Kazakhstan

FLSmidth has signed a DKK950 million contract with ShalkiyaZinc to supply mineral processing equipment, together with mill circuit pumps, for a greenfield zinc-lead concentrator at its zinc and lead mine within the Kyzylorda area of Kazakhstan.
The equipment will rework the plant into a world-class facility that efficiently separates minerals with a minimised environmental impact.
FLSmidth will provide two underground crushing stations with a materials dealing with system to the process plant, a full package of comminution and separation gear, together with SAG and ball mills, mill circuit pumps and cyclones, the zinc-lead concentrate flotation and regrinding circuit, including nextSTEP, VXP vertical mills, focus thickeners, and Pneumapress filters, reagents preparation and dosing area. Full plant automation can additionally be included, as nicely as installation and commissioning supervision services. The new concentrator will be supported from FLSmidth’s new service supercentre in Karaganda.
เกจวัดแรงดันแก๊สco2 shall be accomplished throughout 2024, with commissioning set to begin by the tip of that year.
“We are excited to receive this primary order from ShalkiyaZinc, which highlights our full flowsheet expertise,” says Mikko Keto, Group CEO at FLSmidth. “The wide range of equipment included in the order will assist ShalkiyaZinc save on each CAPEX and OPEX; our new nextSTEP flotation expertise will enhance the quality of the concentrates, the SAG mill will present extra flexibility, whereas the automation and digital options will further enable water and energy savings alongside safer operations.”
“After testing and primary design work executed by FLSmidth, we are happy to enter this new phase of collaboration with the procurement of crucial applied sciences to improve the productiveness and sustainability of our plant,” says Assel Rakhimova, chief venture director of Tau-Ken Samruk. “We imagine in successful execution and look forward to receiving the ordered equipment based on the schedule for installation and to proceed working with FLSmidth on commissioning services and spare components.”

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