Highfield Resources signs process plant equipment contracts with Outotec and TEMA

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Global Fertilizer,

Highfield Resources has signed all remaining purchase contracts for key processing plant components at its Muga potash mine.

The company continues to advance the development of Muga and is using capital raised in August and September 2021 to sign purchase contracts for key long-term elements that will move the project towards construction.

A €2.9 million contract was signed with Metso Outotec Finland Oy. to supply the thickeners needed to remove impurities from the brine solution in the crystallization process.

A contract was also signed with TEMA Process BV (TEMA). This 2.6 million euro contract will supply both the potash (KCl) and salt (NaCl) dryers, as well as the dust removal systems and the wet scrubber for the crushing area. The KCl dryer will be used to dry the KCL before it enters the compaction circuit while the NaCl dryer will be used to dry the salt under vacuum before it is stored and marketed.

Ignacio Salazar, CEO, said: “We are delighted to announce another major construction milestone at Muga. With the signing of these contracts, all key processing plant equipment has been purchased, reducing potential future inflation risk and construction risk. »

Read the article online at: https://www.worldfertilizer.com/project-news/15022022/highfield-resources-signs-process-plant-equipment-contracts-with-outotec-and-tema/

Leon E. Hill