Atlas Copco wins repeat mining equipment order in India

July 25, 2013 12:50 CEST

Stockholm, Sweden, July 25, 2013: Atlas Copco has won a repeat order for underground mining equipment valued at about MEUR 7 (MSEK 60) from Hindustan Zinc to be used in the Zawar and Kayad mines in northwestern India.
The equipment, which includes face drilling rigs as well as loading and hauling machines, will be delivered in 2013. The order was booked in the third quarter.

Hindustan Zinc, a company of Vedanta Resources PLC that produces zinc, lead and silver, has been investing in modern equipment to boost productivity from existing and new mines, with a continued focus on environmentally-friendly technology.

“We share a valuable partnership with Vedanta, and this repeat order underlines our strong focus on customer satisfaction and ability to deliver products and solutions that boost customer productivity,” said Bob Fassl, Business Area President, Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique.

On May 21, 2013, Atlas Copco announced it had won a mining equipment order from Hindustan Zinc for use in the Rampura Agucha mine.

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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).
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