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

Professional 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 will be used to pump the iron ore concentrate plant’s waste sludge into the settling ponds from the thickeners. The 22 pumps to be delivered by Metso Outotec include 10 giant high-capacity MDM700 pumps. Together, the pumps are capable of dealing with a total volume of 117,500 cu.m/h of waste sludge.
“SevGOK’s advanced is the second of its type in Ukraine, and Engineering Dobersek in Germany has designed it,” Axel Stappen, Managing Director, Engineering Dobersek GmbH, says. “With this investment, SevGOK goals to decrease environmental impacts and prices by decreasing vitality consumption and water utilization. They chose Metso Outotec pumps because of their reliability and effectivity, and the good assist Metso Outotec has supplied of their earlier tasks.”
Michael Nienhaus, Head of Sales, Slurry Pumps, Germany, Metso Outotec, says: “We are delighted to have been selected to supply our MD series pumps to SevGOK’s venture. To give an thought of the size of an MDM700 pump, it can weigh as a lot as 31 t and be 2.8 m in diameter, and have a powerful pumping volume of as a lot as 9,650 cu.m/h. The MDM pumps function in very demanding conditions, and we’ve designed them to function reliably and to resist exceptional wear.”
Metso Outotec mill discharge pumps have been designed for mill circuit purposes, similar to SAG/ball mill discharge pumps and hydrocyclone feed. Special emphasis has been placed on parts which have to resist distinctive wear from coarse heavy solids and flow turbulence, the company says.
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