Atlas Copco wins mining equipment order in India

Atlas Copco has won a repeat order for mining equipment valued at about EUR 8M 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, are scheduled to be delivered in 2013.

Atlas Copco was founded in 1873. It is based out of Stockholm, Sweden and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. Atlas Copco 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.

Atlas Copco has been supplying mining equipment to Hindustan Zinc, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources, 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.”

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