Outotec has been awarded a contract by Shalina Resources for the delivery of advanced sulfuric acid plant technology to the Mutoshi project near Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The order has a value of approximately $ 41 million.
Espoo/Finland — The contract includes the delivery of three skid mounted, modular sulfuric acid plants that will produce the acid and SO2 gas required in the process of the new Mutoshi copper-cobalt plant. According to the supplier, the plant concept ensures the benefits of modular prefabricated plant delivery, such as low investment, installation and operation cost, increased availability and maintainability as well as environmentally sound and safe operation.
The order complements the $ 80.5 million copper and cobalt processing technology delivery to the Mutoshi project Outotec announced on December 14, 2017.