FLSmidth to Supply Key Equipment and Services for Ma’aden’s Phosphate Mine in Saudi Arabia

FLSmidth to Supply Key Equipment and Services for Ma’aden’s Phosphate Mine in Saudi Arabia

(IN BRIEF) FLSmidth, a global supplier of engineering and equipment to the mining industry, has been selected to deliver key beneficiation equipment and services for Ma’aden’s phosphate 3 phase 1 mine site in Saudi Arabia. The order, worth approximately DKK 530 million, includes various equipment and technical support services for the phosphate beneficiation plant. The collaboration aims to ensure the efficient integration of technology into the plant design, promoting optimal performance and reducing emissions and water consumption.

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN , 8-Aug-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The order is valued at approximately DKK 530 million and was booked in Q3 2023. The equipment is expected to be fully integrated during 2025.

FLSmidth has partnered with Ma’aden from the onset of the new phosphate mine operations starting with initial laboratory testing of samples retrieved from the ore body in 2019 through to the development of the flowsheet and pilot scale testing. The focus of the collaboration has all along been to ensure that the integrity of the flowsheet is maintained, while ensuring that the technology is well integrated into the overall plant design to deliver best possible performance from the  process plant operations.

With this new order, FLSmidth will supply all the key equipment associated with the phosphate beneficiation plant as well as technical support services through the design, construction, commissioning and ramp-up phases. The order includes both primary and secondary sizers, apron and HAB feeders, cone crushers, screens, cyclone clusters, Ball mills, paste and high-rate thickeners, horizontal belt filter, slurry pumps knife-gate valves and flotation columns.

“We are pleased to collaborate with Ma’aden on this expansion, as this order sets another strong standard for our MissionZero agenda. In particular the incorporation of our paste thickening and dewatering technology at this important mine site plays a key role in reducing emissions and water spend from the beneficiation process,” comments Mikko Keto, CEO FLSmidth.

About FLSmidth
FLSmidth is a full flowsheet technology and service supplier to the global mining and cement industries. We enable our customers to improve performance, lower operating costs and reduce environmental impact. MissionZero is our sustainability ambition towards zero emissions in mining and cement by 2030. FLSmidth works within fully validated Science-Based Targets, our commitment to keep global warming below 1.5°C and to becoming carbon neutral in our own operations by 2030.

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