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New Metso plant for Jelsa Quarry

METSO are to supply a complete stationary fine crushing and screening system to Norsk Stein’s Jelsa Quarry expansion in Norway. The delivery will be completed by June 2010.

The €27 million order comprises four gyratory cone crushers, eight inclined screens, a stacker conveyor, and a significant amount of conveyors. It also includes the engineering, erection and project management of the new plant.

Annual production at Jelsa Quarry currently exceeds 5 million tonnes, but after the expansion the targeted production for fine products will be 850 tonnes/h, in addition to existing plant production of 650 tonnes/h, increasing total production to more than 10 million tonnes per annum.


Norsk Stein A/S are one of Europe’s largest aggregates producers. Their Jelsa Quarry, located north-east of Stavanger, produces high-quality aggregates for road building, railways and offshore purposes. End products are shipped to countries such as Denmark, the UK, France and Germany.


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