Metso Outotec will deliver a high-capacity, high-powered PremierTM SAG mill to Northern Star Resources Ltd’s Thunderbox gold mine expansion located in Yandal Belt, north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The typical value of such a delivery is approximately €15 million depending on the final scope. The order has been booked in Minerals’ 1H21 orders received.
On award of Northern Star Resources’ largest mill to date, Northern Star’s General Manager Processing, Simon Tyrrell, said: “The Thunderbox expansion increases the operation’s hard rock processing capacity to 6 million tpy from the current 3 million tpy, and decreases processing costs as outlined in our 2021 Investor Day Presentation. Northern Star’s selection of Metso Outotec for the mill supply is supported by their locally based expertise, large mill supply history and ongoing collaboration with Northern Star.”
“We are pleased to be chosen as a supplier for the Thunderbox expansion. The gear-driven Premier SAG mill to be delivered will feature 18 MW of motor power. With the Premier mill range, we advance our unrivalled innovation legacy providing our customers with most reliable technology, engineered to exceed their specific requirements. We are looking forward to continue the collaboration with Northern Star Resources and to be part of their success story,” added Christoph Hoetzel, Head of Grinding business line at Metso Outotec.
Metso Outotec offers the industry's widest range of horizontal grinding mills consisting of the Premier and SelectTM mills. They can be easily integrated with Metso Outotec mill reline equipment and are supported by the company’s extensive services network to ensure optimisation during the mills’ lifetime. Metso Outotec also offers the market’s most comprehensive mill linings range and relining services with materials and designs optimised for each specific application.
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