R/€ = 15.86 Change: 0.03
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Au 1327.20 $/oz Change: 0.92
Pt 841.00 $/oz Change: 10.84


Mining gear maker Metso picks CEO from Finnair

By: Reuters     21st May 2018 Finnish engineering company Metso said on Monday it had picked Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo as its new chief executive officer. Vauramo is expected to bring stability to the business following the surprise departure of the previous CEO Nico Delvaux after less than a year in the job. 

Lubricants company creates specialist division to drive localisation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     9th February 2018 Lubricants specialist FUCHS Lubricants South Africa (FUCHS) and its parent company FUCHS Petrolub SE, based in Germany, have created a Lubritech division to drive a specialisation and localisation agenda.  

Hillhead looks forward to a record-breaking 2018

8th January 2018 HILLHEAD will welcome more exhibitors than ever before with both outdoor and indoor space set to expand significantly in 2018.   Major industry players including Terex Group, SMT (Volvo), JCB, Komatsu, Finning, Case, Sandvik, Hyundai, Bell, Liebherr, Doosan, Atlas Copco, Bomag, Wirtgen,... 

400 emergency shutdown valves supplied to Oman petrochemicals project

10th November 2017 Industrial product supplier Metso supplied 400 industry-leading Neles emergency shutdown (ESD) valves for an ethylene cracker as part of the new Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex (LPIC) project in Oman. The new complex will process light ends produced in State-owned oil company Oman Oil Refineries... 

ISO Bearings

10th November 2017 Boksburg-based bearings supplier ISO Bearings is the South African importer and distributor of the ISO and LYC bearings brands and ancillary equipment. The company’s product portfolio offers solutions for the mining, agriculture, general engineering, earthmoving, food processing,  railways and... 

Resources Watch  

21st September 2017 Metso showcases ongoing commitment to servicing South African mining sector; and, systems water intensive, but more efficient and environment friendly 

Metso showcases ongoing commitment to servicing South African mining sector 

By: Ilan Solomons     13th September 2017 This year marks 60 years since global engineering and technology corporation Metso's factory in Vereeniging was established. The factory became part of the Metso group in 1970 and has played "a crucial role" not only in the South African, but also the African mining industry. 

Hummingbird’s Yanfolila mine closer to first gold production

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     20th October 2016 First concrete has been poured at Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources’ most advanced asset, the Yanfolila gold project, in Mali. Civil works contractor Imagri-sarl will now continue with the concrete pour-over the next three months.   Meanwhile, several material orders for the 132 000 oz project... 

Mining equipment sector to reach $156bn by 2022 – report

By: Ilan Solomons     6th July 2016 The global mining equipment sector is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.9% between 2016 and 2022, to reach a value of over $150-billion by 2022. This was according to a new report published on Monday by global market research company Allied Market Research (AMR) titled ‘World... 

Valves delivered to Chinese chemical company

15th May 2015 Diversified engineering company Metso announced in March the successful delivery and installation of more than 70 of its Neles globe valves for Phase II of Chinese organic chemicals producer Henan Longyu Coal Chemical’s project in Henan province, China, which will culminate in the production of... 

Mechanical seals launched to curb cost of replacement

4th October 2013 In its efforts to curb the ever-rising costs of replacement components, global engineering and technology company Metso has developed a new, complete line of slurry pump cartridge type mechanical seals. After extensive research and development the Orion series cartridge seals have been launched... 

Computerised health and safety training proving successful in SA

By: Carina Borralho     20th September 2013 Computer software designed specifically for health and safety training in various real-life environments is suitable for any industry and is achieving positive results in South Africa and worldwide, video and multimedia production company The Boiler Room tells Engineering News. “The company has... 

Metso's automation and intelligent solutions increase safety, productivity and cost efficiency in minerals processing and aggregate production

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th September 2013 Development of automation technology improves the utilization of real time data As raw materials and other resources become scarcer and plants look for new ways to be more efficient with energy use and operations, Metso is developing its offering in intelligent processes and service solutions to... 

Increased focus on enviro emissions standards

10th May 2013 Global engineering and technology corporation Metso states that its corporate initiative to increase the number of its valves, certified to the most stringent environmental emissions standards, is on track. In 2012, numerous Neles metal-seated and Jamesbury soft-seated valve products, distributed... 

Manufacturer to supply valves, instrumentation for biogas plant

By: Anine Kilian     9th November 2012 Global engineering and technology corporation Metso has received an order to supply valves and smart instrumentation to Swedish energy company Göteborg Energi's GoBiGas biogas production project in the Rya harbour, in Gothenburg, Sweden. The GoBiGas gasification plant will be built in two phases,... 

Control valve reduces health and safety risk

11th May 2012 Multinational engineering and technology corporation Metso says the strengthened design of its new Neles Finetrol rotary control valve reduces health and safety risks, while achieving the ISO 15848-1 class BH fugitive emission type approval certificate.


Company Announcement: Metso automates a greenfield combined-cycle power plant in Turkey

7th May 2012 Metso has signed an agreement with AGE ENERJİ Yatırımları A.Ş, one of Turkey’s major energy companies, to automate a greenfield combined-cycle power plant in Denizli, Turkey. 

Company Announcement: Metso to supply a bio oil production plant to Fortum power plant in Joensuu

8th March 2012 Metso and Fortum Power and Heat have signed a contract regarding a delivery of a bio-oil production plant and a related automation system to the Fortum power plant in Joensuu, Finland. The delivery involves a demonstration plant, in which bio-oil is produced from forest residue and other... 


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