Metso OUtotec bags contract from NALCO

Metso Outotec to deliver two energy-efficient flash evaporation plantsto NALCO’s alumina refinery in India.


Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for theengineering and delivery two 170 t/h Bayer process flash evaporation plants toNational Aluminium Company’s (NALCO) Damanjodi Alumina Refinery in Odisha,India. The value of the order is approximately EUR 13-million, and it has beenbooked in the Metals segment’s orders received in Q1/2021.

“We are excited for NALCO having chosen us as thesupplier for the two energy-efficient flash evaporation plants complementingour market position in the Bauxite and Alumina sector,” highlightsDr. Alessio Scarsella, Director, Light Metals at Metso Outotec.“Previously, we have deliveredthree process lines for NALCO’s calcination and hydrate filtration plants, thefirst of which has been in operation since 1987. Additionally, in March 2020, we received an order for two aluminacalciners and one hydrate filtration plant, increasing NALCO’s annual aluminaproduction to approximately one million tonnes. The now ordered evaporationplants will help Nalco meet its production target.”

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