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.”