India: Mega Contract Metso Outotec to Supply Two Flash Evaporation Plants

Editor: Ahlam Rais

Metso Outotec has received a 15-million-dollar contract for delivering two 170 ton/h Bayer process flash evaporation plants to National Aluminium Company’s (Nalco) Damanjodi Alumina Refinery in Odisha, India.

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The ordered evaporation plants will help Nalco meet its production target.
The ordered evaporation plants will help Nalco meet its production target.
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Helsinki/Finland – Metso Outotec has recently been awarded a contract for the engineering and delivery of two 170 ton/h Bayer process flash evaporation plants to National Aluminium Company’s (Nalco) Damanjodi Alumina Refinery in Odisha, India. The value of the order is approximately 15 million dollars (13 million euros), and it has been booked in the Metals segment’s orders received in Q1 / 2021.

“We are excited for Nalco as they have chosen us as the supplier for two energy-efficient flash evaporation plants complementing our market position in the Bauxite and Alumina sector,” highlights Dr. Alessio Scarsella, Director, Light Metals at Metso Outotec. “Previously, we have delivered three process lines for Nalco’s calcination and hydrate filtration plants, the first of which has been in operation since 1987. Additionally, in March 2020, we received an order for two alumina calciners and one hydrate filtration plant, increasing Nalco’s annual alumina production to approximately one million tons. The now ordered evaporation plants will help Nalco meet its production target.”

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