Metso at Platmin, RSA

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Metso to supply grinding equipment to Platmin in South Africa

Metso Minerals will supply grinding equipment to Platmin Limited’s Pilanesberg Platinum Mine in South Africa. The delivery will be completed during the ? rst quarter of 2009. The value of the order is approximately EUR 15 million.

The order comprises four ball mills, which will be organized in two di? erent streams for treating ore in the Pilanesberg platinum mine. Both streams include a ball mill for primary and a ball mill for secondary grinding. Together these streams can handle 420 tonnes of ore per hour. The order also includes start-up and commissioning services.

The Pilanesberg project is a development phase open pit platinum mine with ? rst production expected in early 2009. Platmin Limited is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and AIM market of the London stock exchange.

Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately

EUR 5 billion. Its 25,500 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper

industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.

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