METSO Minerals will supply crushing and grinding equipment to Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) in Western Australia. The mine is a joint venture owned by Newmont Mining Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti. The delivery is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2007 and the value of the order is approximately €50 million.
The order comprises the supply of four ball mills with a capacity of 14,500 kW each, and five large mining cone crushers, complemented by installation and commissioning support services. Metso's solution is for the processing plant of the BGM expansion project.
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Its 22 000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.