Metso announces a groundbreaking stride with the delivery of four FIT™ Crushing Stations to Brazil and Canada, valued at approximately EUR 20 million. The modular FIT™ Station, introduced in 2020, has garnered global interest, boasting a 30% reduction in implementation time compared to traditional mining plants. This flexible solution, covering Primary Gyratory, Jaw, Cone Crushers, Screening, and Recrushing Stations, underscores Metso's commitment to rapid, efficient installations in diverse mining applications.
Metso, a global leader in mining solutions, is set to revolutionize crushing operations with the delivery of four FIT™ Crushing Stations to prominent sites in the Americas. This strategic move, with a cumulative value of approximately EUR 20 million, underscores Metso's commitment to innovative, efficient, and flexible solutions in the mining sector.
Three of these cutting-edge crushing stations are destined for a distinguished iron ore mine in Brazil, while the fourth is slated for integration into a gold plant in Canada. The Brazilian orders seamlessly integrate into Metso's Minerals segment 2023 fourth-quarter order intake, emphasizing the company's continual advancements in mining technology.
Launched in 2020, the FIT™ Crushing Station has quickly become a game-changer in the industry. With a focus on flexibility and speed, it offers a swift installation process, standing out with a remarkable 30% reduction in implementation time compared to conventional crushing and screening plants in mining.
Erwin Huber, VP of Crushing and Conveying Systems at Metso, expresses enthusiasm about the widespread customer interest in the modular FIT™ Station. The solution's adaptability ensures a short lead time and rapid installation. Huber notes, "When comparing the FIT™ Station to similar crushing and screening plants in mining, we have seen a more than 30% reduction in implementation time."
The FIT™ Station, designed with versatility in mind, encompasses Primary Gyratory Stations, Jaw Stations, Cone Crushers Stations, Screening Stations, and Recrushing Stations. Daniel Nagano, Metso's Product Manager, highlights the impressive capacity range of 200 to 4,000 tons per hour, catering to unique applications with various equipment configurations. Additionally, the solution allows seamless integration of Modular FIT Conveyors and Ore Sorting Modules.
Metso's foray into delivering these four FIT™ Crushing Stations solidifies its commitment to reshaping the landscape of crushing and screening in mining. The focus on flexibility, speed, and efficiency aligns with the industry's evolving needs, marking a significant leap forward in the realm of mining technology.