Atlas Copco Wins Significant Order in Colombia
STOCKHOLM -- November 27, 2012
Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA)(STO:ATCOB) has won an order valued at about MUSD 10
(MSEK 70), to supply equipment for the second phase of Colombia’s largest
hydropower project, Ituango. The contract is the biggest received by Atlas
Copco Colombia in its 26 years of operation.
Atlas Copco will deliver a total 28 machines for underground, surface and
exploration drilling, loading as well as stationary and portable compressors.
The customer is the CCC Ituango consortium, consisting of Camargo Correa from
Brazil, and Conconcreto and Coninsa from Colombia. The order was booked in the
fourth quarter and the equipment is to be delivered over the coming year.
“Colombia is an increasingly important market for Atlas Copco and we are
pleased to be able to meet local demand for products and services related to
infrastructure and civil engineering projects,” said Bob Fassl, Business Area
President, Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique.
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in
compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining
equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and
services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The
company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global
reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37 500
employees and revenues of BSEK81 (BEUR 9). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com.
Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area provides
equipment for drilling and rock excavation, a complete range of related
consumables and service through a global network. The business area 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.
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Bob Fassl, Business Area President
Mining and Rock Excavation Technique
+46 (0)8 743 8314
+1 469 766 6242
Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8743 8060
+46 (0)70 865 8060
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