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May 21, 2013
Stockholm, Sweden, May 21, 2013: Atlas Copco has won a repeat order for mining equipment valued at about MEUR 8 (MSEK 69) from Hindustan Zinc to be used in the Rampura Agucha mine in northwestern India.
The 13 units of equipment, which include long-hole drilling rigs, face drilling rigs and dump trucks, will be delivered in 2013.
Atlas Copco has supplied mining equipment to Hindustan Zinc, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources PLC, for the past thirty years. Hindustan Zinc has chosen Atlas Copco to service the new equipment for five years.
“This order shows the importance of consistent and committed delivery to the customer,” said Bob Fassl, Business Area President, Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique. “We feel very proud of Vedanta’s confidence in our abilities to provide equipment and service that help them boost productivity.”
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5).
Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area provides equipment for drilling and rock excavation, a complete range of related consumables and service through a global network. The business area innovates for sustainable productivity in surface and underground mining, infrastructure, civil works, well drilling and geotechnical applications. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Sweden, the United States, Canada, China and India.