Agreement to market KHD High Pressure Grinding Rolls in mining sector


The Weir Group PLC (“Weir”) and KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (“KHD”), announce that Weir Minerals, has been appointed as KHD’s exclusive worldwide agent and recommended service provider for high pressure grinding rolls (HPGRs) for minerals processing applications.

High pressure grinding rolls, also called roller presses, have been used in mineral processing plants for many years, in the treatment of iron ore, copper, gold, diamond and various other ore types. High pressure grinding is achieved by an ad-vanced type of grinding roll.

Contrary to conventional crushing rolls, the particles are bro-ken by compression in a packed particle bed, and not by direct nipping of the particles between the two rolls. KHD is an originator of this technology and has been successfully marketing HPGRs ...

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