Stockholm, Sweden, October 2, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won recent orders from Kazakhmys Corporation, a leading copper producer in Kazakhstan. The mining equipment will enhance the customer’s productivity, safety and ergonomics.
The Atlas Copco Boomer L2 face drilling rig is part of the orders.
The orders include dozens of mine trucks, loaders and drilling rigs for use in 11 mines, including the major Zhomart copper and silver mine in Central Kazakhstan. The orders total MEUR 22.5 (MSEK 215) and were received in the second and third quarters of 2017. Equipment delivery has started and will continue through part of 2018.
“Atlas Copco is proud to be a vital partner to Kazakhmys Corporation as it expands its mining operations in a productive way,” said Helena Hedblom, President of Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area. “With our equipment Kazakhmys Corporation will increase productivity while improving work environment for the operators and lowering the life-cycle cost.”
The machines will be equipped with Atlas Copco’s telematics solution Certiq, allowing automated and intelligent monitoring of productivity and machine performance.
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.