Xstrata Copper buys mining equipment from Siemens
HAMBURG, April 15 |
HAMBURG, April 15 (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) said on Tuesday it has a contract worth 30 million euros ($47.51 million) from Xstrata Copper XTA.L to supply mining equipment for a project in South America.
A Siemens spokesman declined to name the country involved nor the delivery schedule.
The project includes motors and drive systems for a semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) mill and two ball mills with the associated power supply equipment, Siemens said.
Siemens is responsible for configuration, production, and delivery of the electrical equipment for the ore mills. Xstrata Copper, part of Swiss-based mining group Xstrata, has mining operations in Chile, Argentina and Peru.
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