Atlas Copco wins significant order in Colombia
Stockholm, Sweden, November 27, 2012: Atlas Copco 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.
For further information please contact:
Bob Fassl, Business Area President, Mining and Rock Excavation Technique
+46 (0)8 743 8314 or +1 469 766 6242
Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060
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.