GALENA MINING LTD. announced that Abra Mining Pty Limited, the joint-venture company for the Abra Base Metals Project has confirmed placement of orders for two key long lead-time items for the Abra processing plant, being the ball mill and the concentrate filter (horizontal filter press). These items have a combined order value of approximately $9 million. Abra's ball mill will be manufactured by CITIC-Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. in Luoyang, Henan, China. CITIC HIC is a leading manufacturer of mining and ore processing equipment. The mill ordered is a 5.0 metre diameter x 5.6 metre effective grinding length fixed speed single pinion driven 2.5 MW ball mill. The Concentrate filter (horizontal filter press) will be manufactured by Ishigaki Co. Ltd. at their manufacturing facility in Sakaide on Kagawa Island, Japan. Ishigaki is also an industry leader in industrial-scale water separation /filtration technologies globally. The unit ordered is the fully automated horizontal batch pressure filter (LASTA MC).