The Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) owns the Sangan mines and SDM is its engineering partner. The contract value is approximately €10 million (US$11million) and the order has been booked in Outotec's 2016 June quarter order intake.
Outotec's scope of work includes the design and delivery of thickeners and filter presses as well as related installation supervision and commissioning services including spare parts. The new iron processing plant will process 5Mt/y of ore. The equipment will be delivered mostly during the June quarter of 2017.
Kalle Härkki, head of Outotec's minerals processing business unit, said: “We are pleased to have been given the opportunity to deliver the main dewatering process equipment to the second phase of the Sangan iron project. Our comprehensive portfolio of dewatering equipment enables us to tailor efficient and environmentally sound solutions and services for iron ore processing.”