July 25, 2013
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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