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Metso to supply complete processing system to Brazil

METSO are set to supply a complete crushing and screening system to Brazilian engineering and construction firm Construtora Norberto Odebrecht for the Santo Antonio hydroelectric project in Rondonia State, Brazil.

The €7 million (£5.6 million) order includes a complete crushing and screening system consisting of two primary crushers, a secondary cone crusher, two tertiary cone crushers and an impact crusher for fine crushing.

In addition, Metso will supply several semi-mobile screens, vibrating feeders, vibrating chutes and conveyors.


The order also includes design, engineering, supervision of assembly and commissioning services, as well as the training of the plant operators.

The processing system, which will be capable of operating at rates of up to 880 tonnes/h, will produce four types of end products for the infrastructure and construction of the Santo Antonio power plant on the Madeira river, near the city of Porto Velho.

Metso say delivery of the crushing and screening system will be completed by the end of the first financial quarter of 2009.


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