Metso Outotec slurry pumps to treat tails at SevGOK iron ore challenge

Engineering Dobersek in Germany and Severniy Mining and Processing (SevGOK) in Ukraine have selected Metso Outotec’s mill discharge pumps for Severniy’s greenfield course of waste thickening plant, the OEM says.
Metso Outotec’s pumps shall be used to pump the iron ore focus plant’s waste sludge into the settling ponds from the thickeners. Plain to be delivered by Metso Outotec embrace 10 giant high-capacity MDM700 pumps. Together, the pumps are capable of dealing with a total quantity of 117,500 cu.m/h of waste sludge.
“SevGOK’s complex is the second of its kind in Ukraine, and Engineering Dobersek in Germany has designed it,” Axel Stappen, Managing Director, Engineering Dobersek GmbH, says. “With this funding, SevGOK aims to lower environmental impacts and costs by decreasing vitality consumption and water usage. They chose Metso Outotec pumps due to their reliability and efficiency, and the nice help Metso Outotec has supplied in their previous projects.”
Michael Nienhaus, Head of Sales, Slurry Pumps, Germany, Metso Outotec, says: “We are delighted to have been selected to produce our MD sequence pumps to SevGOK’s venture. To give an idea of the dimensions of an MDM700 pump, it can weigh as much as 31 t and be 2.eight m in diameter, and have an impressive pumping quantity of as much as 9,650 cu.m/h. The MDM pumps operate in very demanding situations, and we’ve designed them to operate reliably and to resist distinctive put on.”
Metso Outotec mill discharge pumps have been designed for mill circuit applications, such as SAG/ball mill discharge pumps and hydrocyclone feed. Special emphasis has been positioned on elements which have to resist exceptional put on from coarse heavy solids and circulate turbulence, the corporate says.
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