liners mean that fewer individual pieces are needed. Megaliner also has fewer attachment points compared with conventional liners, further improving installation and removal time. It also improves worker safety during maintenance, because the liners are bolted into position from outside the mill.
The pebble mills and two regrind mills will be lined with rubber and Poly-Met mill linings.
Aitik is one of the largest copper mines in Europe. In 2019, the mine produced close to 41 kt of copper, employing nearly 800 people.