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MEI Online: Plant Operation News: Australasia: June 6th 2011


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:: Metso to Supply Crushing Equipment to Fortescue Metals Group Limited in Australia

Metso will supply crushing equipment to Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue) in Australia. The delivery will be completed by May 2012.

The order comprises 13 units of MP1000 secondary cone crushers. Three units will be delivered to Fortescue's Christmas Creek iron ore site, and another ten units will go to their Solomon iron ore mine site. Both sites are located in the Pilbara region in Western Australia.

The crushers will be supplied to the sites in pre-assembled, modularised form. Metso will also be providing installation and commissioning assistance of all units. The order is included in Mining and Construction Technology's Q1/2011 orders received.

Fortescue Metals Group is one the world's largest producers and traders of iron ore. Established in 2003, the company today employs 2,500 people. 2010 net sales of the company was EUR 2.267 billion.



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