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Atlas Copco ZBP energy storage system optimizes electric crane use in hospital construction site
Atlas Copco has supplied a reliable ZBP energy storage system (ESS) to efficiently power cranes at a construction site of a hospital in Alentejo, in southern-central Portugal. ACCIONA, the Spanish multinational company managing the project, has used the battery-based storage system to set up a hybrid solution with a power generator to optimize the environmental footprint of the crane’s electric motor, achieving significant fuel, energy and lifecycle savings.
Atlas Copco to power the world’s first national fully electric touring car championship
The Scandinavian Touring Car Championship (STCC) will become the first national racing series in the world to compete with electric touring cars. Key to enabling this transformation are Atlas Copco ZBC battery-based energy storage systems, which will be used to recharge the electric cars.
Atlas Copco ZBC energy storage systems optimize the use of renewable energies at Antwerp Euroterminal
Antwerp Euroterminal, which is based at Belgium’s Port of Antwerp-Bruges (the world’s largest roll-on, roll-off port), is undergoing a vast energy transformation. To operate more sustainably, the terminal is reviewing its power supply infrastructure and energy use.
Enhance your portable air compressor experience: top 7 mistakes to avoid
You can’t always control the external conditions your portable air compressor will be faced with – but you can make sure it is tough enough for any challenge. Here are seven common tough conditions your air compressor might have to deal with. But fear not, solutions are available.
Atlas Copco hydraulic breaker cracks down on tough underwater project
In Malta’s biggest harbor, a big electrification project is ongoing to energize cruise liners and cargo ships with clean electric energy instead of diesel fuel. For the intensive underwater works, contractor Pina Dalgıçlık İnşaat San and Trade is using an Atlas Copco handheld breaker and power pack. An ideal fit for the ultra-tough and unusual cable laying project.
Atlas Copco ZBC energy storage system to run emission-free construction site in Norway
In Norway, innovative solutions are being sought after to enable emission-free operations and, in that context, an Atlas Copco’s ZBC 250-575 energy storage system has been delivering the necessary energy to reline 2,400 meters of pipeline at a residential neighborhood in Kruttverkveien, in the greater Oslo area.
Atlas Copco WEDA submersible pumps ensure the viability of operations in an open pit gold mine in the Philippines
Power Systems Incorporated (PSI) Deutz Division, Atlas Copco’s exclusive distributor for WEDA electric submersible pumps in the Philippines, has delivered two units of the recently launched WEDA D95 and six of WEDA D50N to a big player in the national mining industry. These robust and reliable pumps are working at an open pit gold mine in Surigao del Norte, in the island province of Caraga, Philippines, enabling the diversion of ground and runoff water.
Atlas Copco and Airlif Compressors deliver toughest mobile compressed air solution for opencast mines in South Africa
Atlas Copco Power Technique and Airlif Compressors & Pumps have collaborated to supply ultra-tough and reliable U110PACE air compressor units for demanding opencast mine projects across Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Atlas Copco inaugurates dedicated production line for electric portable air compressor in Belgium
The first of its kind in the company’s facilities in Antwerp, the new all-electric production line has cut lead times for deliveries of plug-in portable compressors by 50%, accelerating the wider sustainable transformation.
Atlas Copco's electric E-Air compressor plays vital role in cost reduction during shotblasting operations in UK
For more than 30 years, RJ Webb Commercials has specialized in the complete repair and restoration of vehicles. To prepare any vehicle properly for restoring to its former glory, the Welsh company is conducting shotblasting work to clean, descale and properly prepare the surface for the restoration, ensuring the best possible finish.
Sustainable relocation of a Swedish industrial port, using the electric E-Air compressor
The city of Varberg, Sweden, is changing and the industrial port is being moved. The contractor Svenska dmixab is stabilizing the ground in a sustainable way with the help of the electric driven compressor E-Air H250 VSD, as well as a slag product from cement production.
Atlas Copco’s Solar Light Towers and Energy Storage Systems power the way at Santiago’s new convention center
Santiago de Chile, witnessed one of the most anticipated events in the region with the opening of the Metropolitan Santiago. Atlas Copco is honored to be associated with this event center, which is a strong stamp of commitment to the environment and sustainability focus in the Chilean community.
Zero emission electric portable air compressors are a breath of fresh air for Chinese underground mine application
Kunming Fengjing Mining is a mining company based in the Yunnan province in the west of China. The company has been operating in copper mining for over 15 years at Dongchuan Copper Mine Field.
Morillo Energy Rent relies on Atlas Copco Energy Storage Systems to meet its sustainability goals
With over 60 years of experience delivering energy solutions, Morillo Energy Rent aims to be an active player in the crusade against climate change and the energy transition within the temporary power rental sector. To achieve these goals, the Spanish company has recently purchased several ZenergiZe ZBP 45 Energy Storage Systems from Atlas Copco.
Clean energy compressors and dam project go hand-in-hand in Pakistan
Once completed, the Suki Kinari Hydropower project will deliver a much-needed 3 gigawatts of renewable power to Pakistan’s electrical capacity. And it’s not just the dam that will generate clean energy, contractor CGGC is relying on a fleet of 45 electric Atlas Copco compressors on the 20km of tunnels the project requires.
Electric portable air compressors drive renewable revamp of biomass plant
In the south-west of Germany, a biomass power plant underwent a planned biannual maintenance shutdown. IB Service, industrial maintenance specialist, used zero carbon electric portable air compressors from Atlas Copco to sustainably drive the plant’s transformation.
Experiencing Atlas Copco Energy Storage Systems with wind energy
Mark Adams, Sales & Marketing Director at Air Plus, shares his experience with Atlas Copco's range of Energy Storage Systems working in several applications: storing and delivering wind energy, and working in hybrid mode with power generators in construction applications.
Emission-free compressor assists rock stabilization works in Bastei’s national park, Germany
Imagine a fairytale bridge, nested in a spectacular rock formation of a nature reserve in Saxony, Germany. This is the site where Jähnig GmbH Felssicherung handles an extensive rock stabilization project that will ensure visitors’ safety. The company relies on an Atlas Copco electric mobile compressor, which is completely emission-free, quiet, and exactly the right fit for their pneumatic equipment.
Atlas Copco takes sustainability, productivity, and efficiency to new levels with its hybrid power solutions
The new range of Energy Storage Systems from Atlas Copco maximizes sustainability for operators by working in hybrid mode with efficient diesel-driven generators. This solution helps them cover power peaks and low loads – extending their lifespan and providing a rapid return on investment (ROI).
Atlas Copco digitalizes its customer interaction
Atlas Copco’s Power Technique business area adapts its marketing activities to an increasingly digital world. As a leading industrial brand, it has always focused on a customer-centered approach in its marketing activities. Our interaction has evolved drastically in the past two years; the business area embraces a more digital customer journey.
Portable Air division provides more than 600 portable compressors to Boels Rental
Boels Rental, one of the most renowned equipment rental companies in Europe, has placed an order at the Portable Air division for more than 600 portable air compressors, both Stage V diesel units, and E-Air VSD electric mobile compressors.
Atlas Copco light towers efficiently illuminate Extreme Sports Barcelona
Four HiLight B5+ light towers illuminated the main sporting stages at the eleventh edition of Extreme Sports Barcelona, celebrated at Forum’s Park. The event’s eleventh edition gathered the best scooter, skate, BMX, and breaking athletes internationally.
Atlas Copco's ZenergiZe Energy Storage Systems receive Matexpo Innovation Award
Atlas Copco Power Technique Belgium has showcased its ZenergiZe Energy Storage Systems at stand B52 of the Matexpo exhibition in Kortrijk (Belgium). The ground-breaking energy storage system from Atlas Copco has won the third prize of the Matexpo Innovation Award.
Working underground with an E-Air and an Energy Storage System
At the heart of Brussels, Belgium, construction company Jan De Nul is building a new subway line and station. A complex project, with underground construction in the middle of a vibrant city. Sustainability is high on Jan De Nul’s agenda so when Atlas Copco gave them the chance to try out an electric mobile compressor with Atlas Copco Energy Storage System, they immediately saw the possibilities.
Electrifying rental fleet for cleaner compressed air and lower running costs
When Atlas Copco launched their first electric mobile compressor, Arentis, an industrial equipment rental company in the Netherlands, didn’t hesitate to take the compressor into their fleet. Arentis and its customer explain how electrifying their compressor fleet contributes to cleaner and more cost-efficient operation.
Brazilian granite quarry relies on Atlas Copco compressors’ rock-solid reliability
Brazil: that is coffee and carnival. But also natural stone of the highest quality. DAPAZ natural stones is a family-owned company that has been quarrying high-quality granite for over 50 years. Atlas Copco’s compressors are the rock-solid solution DAPAZ needs or its daily operations.
Atlas Copco provides reliable power to a German Covid vaccination centre
Two Atlas Copco's QAS 5 Stage V generators and a ZenergiZe energy storage system have been powering a Covid vaccination center in Germany, Impfezentrum Münster. These solution ensured that vaccinations were carried out on time.
New Energy Storage Systems optimize high-power applications with up to 2MW of energy
Atlas Copco has introduced ZBC, the latest model in its lithium-ion energy storage system range, called ZenergiZe. It can be used as a standalone source, combined with generators to make a hybrid power solution or renewable sources of energy as well as to create Microgrids. The new ZenergiZe is the ideal solution for demanding applications that require a constant and significant flow of electrical energy.
Atlas Copco TwinPower powers the production of Jasmine Water and Beverages Factory Ltd. Co in Saudi Arabia
When Jasmine Water and Beverages Factory Ltd Co, a large water and beverage factory based 120km west from Riyadh city, needed a reliable and uninterrupted power supply for its 24/7 operations, they turned to Atlas Copco’s partner GCC Olayan for a solution.
Atlas Copco expands Versatility range of mobile compressors with four new models
Atlas Copco has extended its Versatility range of mobile compressors with the launch of XAS 188-10 PACE, XAS 188-14 PACE, XAS 288-10 PACE, and XAS 238-14 PACE. With this addition, Atlas Copco’s Versatile range offers operators optimal fuel efficiency and increased productivity. The new models are Stage V compliant and built for harsh environments, such as construction, quarrying, mining, and demolition sites, thanks to Atlas Copco’s Hardhat® canopy.
Atlas Copco’s QAS 5 helps Krill Generadores safeguard the Spanish communication system and the power grid
The arrival of storm Filomena threatened the Spanish communication system and the power grid. Krill Generadores, a specialist in emergency assistance, provided four portable QAS 5 generators from Atlas Copco to overcome these challenging times.
Air Plus, Atlas Copco’s distributor in Belgium, sharing its experience with the QAC TwinPower range
Mark Adams, Sales & Marketing Director at Air Plus, shares his experience with the latest TwinPower Stage V solution. At Air Plus headquarters in Zemst, Belgium, Adams explains why their customers have decided to work with Atlas Copco’s QAC TwinPower generators before relying on other options.
Atlas Copco’s generator distributor in Belgium, on the QAC TwinPower
Filip Maes, Fimatec CEO & Owner, shares his experience with the unique TwinPower Stage V solution. At Fimatec premises in Waregem, Belgium, Anja Wiehoff, West Europe Communications Manager at Atlas Copco, and Maes discuss the virtues of the QAC TwinPower generator range.
Stage V compliant small diesel compressor range released
In response to the upcoming regulation, Atlas Copco has upgraded its popular 8 Series of air compressors to meet the most stringent emission norms for construction and road equipment, making it the cleanest range on the market. In addition to greener operation, the compressors now feature innovative new technologies that help cut operating costs and improve productivity, with 25 percent less fuel consumption.
7 questions rental companies should ask before buying a new mobile compressor
Do you run your own equipment rental company and have to decide on which compressor to take in your fleet? Or perhaps you’re often relying on rental equipment to run your own business and you want to know what to look out for. These are 7 questions will help you to choose the next compressor for your rental fleet.
The XAS 188 portable air compressor offers an ideal solution for the construction industry
Atlas Copco has developed a new portable compressor solution for the US and Canadian markets. It is ideally suited for the construction industry and features best in class efficiency, easy servicing and an integrated controller. The XAS 188 was designed with input from local customers and is manufactured in the US, making it a perfect match for local conditions.
HiLight H6+, a light tower to rise illumination while reducing noise and operational costs
The new light tower from Atlas Copco offers low operational costs and reduced noise levels while increasing illumination coverage. The HiLight H6+ is ideal to use in tough environments, such as applications in construction, mining, events, and rental, thanks to Atlas Copco’s innovative HardHat® body.
Atlas Copco helps Raylex create a hybrid generation system to power an autonomous communication system
When Raylex, a specialist in highly complex turnkey projects in the electricity, telecommunications, governmental, and mining sectors, needed to create an autonomous radio communications system as part of its hydroelectric project, it turned to Atlas Copco Power and Flow for a solution.
Atlas Copco’s new ZenergiZe energy storage systems deliver clean and quiet power in a compact package
Atlas Copco has launched ZenergiZe, a new range of lithium-ion energy storage systems that can be used as a standalone solution or combined with generators to create a hybrid power solution. ZenergiZe delivers zero CO2 emissions, zero noise, and have virtually zero maintenance needs, enabling operators to minimize environmental impact while benefiting from a low cost of ownership.
HiLight H5+ light towers illuminate the way for the construction of the Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline
Construction Group AVAX SA has selected HiLight H5+ light towers from Atlas Copco for use on the prestigious gas interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (ICGB) construction project. These low-fuel consumption light towers are providing excellent luminosity, which is essential to ensuring workers have good visibility and can continue their operations efficiently both day and night.
Atlas Copco QAS generators boost snowmaking capacity of Chile ski resort
To combat unseasonably low snow cover and to maintain optimal slope conditions, Ski Portillo in Chile now has five times more snowmaking capacity thanks to the installation of four Atlas Copco QAS generators powering 25 snow cannons.
Full commitment in emergency times
The scenario left by the flooding and mudslides was devastating caused by ‘Fenonemo del Niño’ in the Peruvian coast. The emergency asked for a quick response and Atlas Copco replied with technology, technical knowledge and enthusiastic solidarity from their workers.
The Atlas Copco E-Air H250 VSD electric mobile compressor was awarded “Best product” by the Australian Hire and Rental Association in their annual Hire Industry Excellence awards (HRIA Awards).
It was Atlas Copco’s dealer, Redstar, who enrolled with Atlas Copco’s newest electric mobile compressor, which features a very energy-efficient permanent magnet motor and ruggedized design. With the award, the world of rental companies embraces an electric mobile compressor as innovative solution for the industry.
Atlas Copco completes its portfolio of WEDA submersible dewatering pumps
Atlas Copco Power and Flow has completed its portfolio of WEDA electric submersible dewatering pumps. They have achieved this comprehensive coverage by completing the ranges for drainage and sludge applications and adding a completely new range for slurry applications. Selection from the entire, expanded range is simplified as all models are classified by application and type of fluid that they handle.
Atlas Copco lights up Diwali celebrations
Every autumn thousands of people visit the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Neasden temple) in London to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu ‘Festival of Light’. This year the festival organisers chose Atlas Copco’s LED HiLight towers to light up the walkways, pavements and areas around the temple.
Atlas Copco Power Technique unveils vision for Powering the Future of global industry
The leadership team of the Atlas Copco Power Technique business area has presented a strategic vision outlining how mega-trends such as digitalisation and the construction of smart cities will be powered by cleaner and more connected energy source technologies.
Atlas Copco combines PACE technology with HardHat® on updated XATS 138 portable compressor
Atlas Copco has combined its PACE technology with the legendary HardHat polyethylene canopy on the updated XATS 138 single-axle portable compressor. The new design offers construction contractors and rental fleet operators a compelling mix of toughness of versatility.