February 1, 2017
Stockholm, Sweden, February 1, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading supplier of sustainable productivity solutions, has won an equipment and service order valued at MEUR 22.2 (MSEK 210) from Turkish mining and construction company Cengiz Holding A.Ş for use in mine, tunnel and highway projects.
The equipment includes the Simba ME7 C long-hole drilling rig and other machines to be used in the expansion of an existing copper mine and the opening of two new underground mines. The order also includes raise boring machine Robbins 91RH for construction of the new Zigana tunnel in northeastern Turkey, as well as Boomer L2 D drill rigs for the construction of the Northern Marmara Motorway near Istanbul. All the machines are known for their energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.
“We are proud that Cengiz has chosen Atlas Copco to get optimal machines and service to help them complete their mining and construction projects,” said Helena Hedblom, President of Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area.
“This is an example of how we help customers boost their production in a safe and energy efficient manner.”
The order is booked in the first quarter 2017, and the equipment will be delivered in 2017.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2016, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 101 (BEUR 11) and about 45 000 employees.