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

FLSmidth has signed a DKK950 million contract with ShalkiyaZinc to produce mineral processing tools, together with mill circuit pumps, for a greenfield zinc-lead concentrator at its zinc and lead mine in the Kyzylorda area of Kazakhstan.
The equipment will rework the plant right into a world-class facility that effectively separates minerals with a minimised environmental influence.
FLSmidth will provide two underground crushing stations with a supplies dealing with system to the method plant, a full package deal of comminution and separation tools, including SAG and ball mills, mill circuit pumps and cyclones, the zinc-lead concentrate flotation and regrinding circuit, together with nextSTEP, VXP vertical mills, focus thickeners, and Pneumapress filters, reagents preparation and dosing area. เกจวัดแรงดัน can be included, in addition to set up and commissioning supervision services. The new concentrator will be supported from FLSmidth’s new service supercentre in Karaganda.
Equipment delivery will be accomplished during 2024, with commissioning set to start by the top 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 apparatus included in the order will help ShalkiyaZinc save on each CAPEX and OPEX; our new nextSTEP flotation expertise will improve the quality of the concentrates, the SAG mill will provide extra flexibility, whereas the automation and digital solutions will further allow water and energy savings alongside safer operations.”

“After testing and basic design work executed by FLSmidth, we are happy to enter this new part of collaboration with the procurement of important technologies 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 ahead to receiving the ordered equipment according to the schedule for installation and to proceed working with FLSmidth on commissioning companies and spare parts.”


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