Extract maximum value with minimum environmental impact when processing oxide copper ores. We understand the intricate challenges and have the expertise and experience to design and optimize solutions to suit your specific ore type and – from complete concentrator plants to specific equipment. Using our partial roasting process, impurities like as arsenic and antimony can be removed from the concentrate.

Our full range of services ensure successful implementation of your project and, most importantly, safe and efficient operation of the process and equipment throughout their lifetime.

Heap leaching


Outotec can collaborate with industry peers on the crushing´, material handling and leaching in order to specify the Pregnant Leach Solution characteristics feeding the Solvent Extraction.

Solvent extraction & Electrowinning


Outotec has world leading technology for copper recovery from heap leaching operations (oxidic copper leaching). Our solvent extraction (VSF and modular VSF-X) and copper electrowinning technologies are highly robust and can accept variable feed solution composition and yield high quality LME-A grade copper.

Outotec’s decades long experience in copper SX-EW technologies ensures the best solution for both new and existing operations ranging from a single equipment to total plant solution deliveries.

Our solutions includes latest intelligent measurement applications thus offering a comprehensive overview of operations. Our solvent extraction and electrowinning equipment is known of its high performance and our wide range of services are available to support our customers in their needs related to spare parts, technical assistance and maintenance.