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Outotec Oyj: Outotec to deliver zinc concentrate direct leaching technology to Boliden in Norway


Outotec to deliver
inc concentrate
echnology to Boliden in Norway

Outotec has agreed with Boliden on the delivery of zinc concentrate direct
leaching and iron precipitation technologies and site services for the
expansion of the Odda zinc production facilities in Norway. The parties have
agreed not to disclose the contract value. Typically such solutions are worth
EUR 10-20 million depending on the scope. The order has been booked in
Outotec's 2015 first quarter order intake.

Boliden is a leading resources company in the Nordic countries and Ireland,
and is currently investing in a capacity increase at the Odda zinc plant from
170,000 to 200,000 tonnes of zinc per annum. This plant, on the shore of
Hardangerfjord in western Norway, is committed to very strict environmental
regulations and sustainable way of operating. The plant has been using
Outotec's atmospheric zinc concentrate direct leaching process since 2004 and
become a benchmark in low emissions, high metal recoveries and operational

Outotec's solution comprises the direct leaching technology, basic and
detailed engineering and delivery of proprietary OKTOP® reactor plant units
for leaching and iron precipitation as well as filters and anode handling
machines. In addition, Outotec provides extensive services starting from
engineering to installation, commissioning and start-up. The deliveries will
take place during 2015 and 2016.

"We have been working closely with Boliden for decades, and we are pleased to
see that our renowned zinc concentrate direct leaching process has been
chosen for the expansion again after about 10 years of operation of this
process. Our newly designed reactors will be built with most advanced
materials to ensure highest possible overall equipment efficiency. We have
also productized the reactor plant units, including the structures and
auxiliary systems, which guarantees fast engineering and delivery time
associated with good serviceability", says Robin Lindahl, head of Metals,
Energy&Water business area at Outotec.

For further information please contact:


Adel Hattab, President - EMEA region
Tel. +358 40 751 7368

Robin Lindahl, President - Metals, Energy&Water business area
Tel. +49 6171 9693 100

Eila Paatela, Director - Corporate Communications
Tel. +358 20 529 2004, mobile +358 400 817198

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Source: Outotec Oyj via Globenewswire


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