DESIGN: Metso launches My Plant Planner for plant design

Metso My Plant Planner Credit: Metso

FINLAND – Metso introduced a three-dimensional crushing and screening plant configurator for the mining and aggregate industries, which enables users to design more productive and efficient plants through real-time information. The design and simulation tool, called My Plant Planner, is available on Metso’s website and is free to use. “We are really excited about My Plant Planner. Our goal is to help our customers easily test different setups and operating conditions to see how they affect process performance. The tool allows you to either design and simulate a new crushing and screening plant in 3D, or to test how upgrading your current equipment can improve performance,” said Guillaume Lambert, vice president of crushing systems at Metso, in a press release.

Simplified installation design

My Plant Planner includes unique features and information to help plan optimized crushing and screening circuits and allows users to upload a detailed report on their plant designs. The tool is based on Metso’s proprietary software. My Plant Planner also lets you design and simulate three-dimensional crushing and screening circuits. Configurator makes it easy to predict system energy consumption and see its footprint – this is a feature exclusive to My Plant Planner. With this tool, users can select different crushers, screens and conveyors and identify bottlenecks to understand where additional capacity is needed. Factors such as capacity, load, and power consumption are updated in real time as the circuit is designed and parameters are updated. At any time, a report is available for download, which includes all details of the plant design.

Metso is a leading global industrial company providing equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. For more information and to try the tool, visit

Leon E. Hill