Cases

On these pages we showcase our approach by describing some concrete cases that illustrate how we put resource efficiency to the forefront in our work with customers.

Optimal water management for mine sites

Water plays a key role in the mining industry. Our customers face challenges including the need to meet business performance targets and reduce their water consumption. This case demonstrates flexible options for the management of complex, site-specific water streams.

Innovative technologies for nutrient recycling

Nutrient recycling will help to combat eutrophication and shortages of phosphorus. By using the right technology, it is now possible to recover phosphorus from sewage sludge for use as a fertilizer.

Flotation retrofit boosts performance at Yamana Gold's mine

At Yamana Gold’s gold and copper mine, the identification of flotation issues during Outotec’s assessment led to a turnkey retrofit project that has generated significant improvements in recovery rates, while also reducing energy consumption.

Sustainability Master Class

The Sustainability Master Class is run jointly by the University of Helsinki and Outotec to fuel innovation for the entire ore-to-metal value chain. It involves an interdisciplinary group of 45 young researchers and professionals.