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Metso Outotec introduces range of overland conveyors for bulk material transport



Metso Outotec conveyor Credit: Metso Outotec

Mining operations need to transport materials efficiently across their sites. To help meet this requirement, Metso Outotec has introduced a full range of overland conveyor solutions designed for transporting bulk material in long distance mining applications. These conveyors provide economic and reliable transportation of materials for both open-pit and underground operations at the lowest total cost of ownership.

“In mining and minerals processing applications, conveying is one of the most efficient and safest ways to transport bulk material. It is often referred as the backbone of the entire process. The robust design of our overland conveyors allows for capacities of up to 20,000 tons per hour including over 5 km on a single flight for a seamless process,” Lars Duemmel, VP of bulk material handling systems at Metso Outotec, said in a release. “What is also important is that you can achieve power savings of up to 30% with the patented Energy Saving Idlers (ESI).”

Benefits of Metso Outotec Overland Conveyors include:

  • A capacity of up to 20,000 tons per hour;
  • Up to 30% power savings with Energy Saving Idlers;
  • Robust and reliable components;
  • Flexibility to handle vertical and horizontal curves;
  • Fast installation designed for easy maintenance and
  • Lowest total cost of ownership, according to Metso Outotec.

“Thanks to our extensive process engineering capability and proven installations around the world, we are able to support our customers with complete end-to-end conveyor solutions. This includes concept studies and definitions for all types of terrains and route types with horizontal and vertical curves. Our expertise also cover post-installation services and maintenance, including a full range of accessories, belts and components featured in the recently launched Conveyor Solutions Handbook,” Duemmel concluded.

Find out more about Metso Outotec overland conveyors, click here.  


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