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Atlas Copco in China Coal and Mining Expo 2007


Nov 6-9, 2007, Bejing, China

As a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions, Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Technique attended China Coal & Mining Expo between 6 and 9 November 2007. 

The Expo, held in China Agriculture Exhibition Center, is sponsored by China National Coal Association and cosponsored by China National Coal Group Corporation and is now considered the biggest coal equipment exhibition in China and in Asia.

The Expo showed advanced coal equipment and technologies that have been developed in recent years in China and other countries covering shaft development, coal mining, tunnel excavation and reinforcement, mine safety, underground transportation, and coal applications etc. Exhibitors include more than 300 companies and research institutes from 15 countries and regions such as US, Germany, and Australia. Some 10,000 professionals from major coal mining companies, design and research institutes in China visited the Expo.

VIPs attending the opening ceremony include Mr. Li Yizhong, Director of State Administration of Work Safety, Mr. Ma Fucai, Deputy Director of State Energy Office, Mr. Zhao Tiechui, Director of State Administration of Coal Mine Safety, Mr. Fu Jianhua, Mr. Wang Shuhe, and Mr. Peng Jianxun, deputy directors of State Administration of Coal Mine Safety. Mr. Pu Hongjiu, CPC Secretary and Permanent Deputy President of China National Coal Association, addressed the opening ceremony, which was hosted by Mr. Jiang Zhimin, Deputy President of the Association.

Coal is a basic source of energy and important raw material in China. As the world energy supply especial the oil supply becomes increasingly tight and energy demands in China are soaring, the coal industry gets much more attention in the economy of the country and therefore brings great opportunities to mining equipment manufacturers.

As a world leading provider of high quality services, products and solutions for underground coal mines, Atlas Copco brings to the show the advanced multipurpose Scooptram series for coal mines. Scooptram offers safety, compact dimensions, and excellent performance with optimum end-user cost-efficiency and operator comfort. It will help coal mines in China improve their operation efficiency, production, and mining safety.

For further information please contact:
Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Technique
Phone: +86 10 6528 0517    
Atlas Copco's Construction and Mining Technique Business Area  develops, manufactures, markets and services rock drilling tools, construction and demolition tools, drill rigs and equipment. It innovates for superior productivity in for surface and underground rock excavation, exploration drilling, rock reinforcement, ground engineering, water well, oil and gas drilling worldwide. The business area has its principal product development and main manufacturing units in Sweden and the United States. More information is available on

Underground Rock Excavation is a division within the business area Construction and Mining Technique of the Atlas Copco Group, having its headquarters and main manufacturing center in Örebro, Sweden.   The division develops, manufactures and markets worldwide a wide range of tunnelling and mining equipment for various underground applications. The division focuses strongly on innovative product design and aftermarket support systems, which give added customer value.


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