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MEI Online: Plant Operation News: North America: Jul.11, 2006


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:: Metso Minerals Announces Plant Order

Metso Minerals will supply a complete sand and gravel processing plant to Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., a subsidiary of Polaris Minerals Corp. of Vancouver, for its new quarry located near Port McNeill on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

The project will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2006. The value of the order for Metso's portion of the project is approximately $9 million and the order was booked in the first quarter of 2006.

Metso's scope of supply is two secondary screens, two tertiary screens, a secondary cone crusher, sand classification and dewatering plant, conveyors, auxiliary equipment and installation and commissioning of the Metso supplied processing plant. In addition, Metso will supply complete automation of the process plant.

Once in operation, the system will be able to process approximately 1,200 mtph of high quality concrete aggregate. The washed aggregates will be exported as raw material to Polaris' clients on the West Coast of North America through their new terminal near San Francisco.




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