On Sep 15, 2012, the test run and acceptance ceremony for the Φ9.75m x 4.88m SAG Mill and Φ6.71m x 9.75m Ball Mill for EMC were conducted at CITIC headquarters and succeeded.
The ribbon was jointly cut by CITIC HIC Managing Director Xu Fengqi, EMC Deputy Director Zorigt Ganbaatar and NAIPU Board Chairman Zheng Hao for the successful test run of the mills.
CITIC HIC is the largest manufacturer of mining equipment in China, whose large grinding mills are well known all over the world, while NAIPU manufactures slurry pumps, hydrocyclones and rubber spares for mining industry. Erdenet Cu/Mo Mine of EMC is one of the most famous mines in Asia, which is jointly invested by Mongolia government and the Russian state-owned enterprise Russia Technologies. At present, Erdenet Cu/Mo Mine has a capacity of 26 million tpa and it is planned that the throughput will be increased to 36 mtpa by 2015. The SAG mill plant expansion project contracted by NAIPU in 2011 for EMC will increase the throughput by 6 million tons per annum for the mine operator. NAIPU successfully recommended CITIC HIC as the manufacturer and supplier of the core items of Φ9.75m x 4.88m SAG Mill and Φ6.71m x 9.75m Ball Mill during the contract negotiation with EMC.
Both CITIC HIC and ECM are NAIPU’s long term large clients, with whom NAIPU’s has maintained a close and friendly cooperative relationship. In order to strengthen cooperation, realize products superiority supplementary and share the market, NAIPU and CITIC HIC signed a strategic cooperation agreement, resulting in a combination of powerful enterprises and laying a solid foundation for both parties to develop and jointly share markets both domestically and overseas.
The holding of the mill test run ceremony marks a closer cooperation among CITIC HIC, EMC and NAIPU as well as a good beginning of strategic cooperation between CITIC HIC and NAIPU.