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Atlas Copco wins a big order in Taiwan - Powering the Suhua Highway Improvement Project

2012-02-10

 Atlas Copco has recently received an order from Taiwan Kung Sing Engineering Corporation, the big one they have got in Taiwan.

Rocket Boomer L2D
According to the agreement, Atlas Copco shall provide Taiwan Kung Sing Engineering Corporation with 12 units of Boomer L2D to be used in the new construction of Kuan-yin (B2 section) and Ku-feng Tunnel (B3 section) in the Taiwan Suhua Highway (Provincial Highway No.9) Improvement Project. The two tunnels have an overall length of approximately 13.4 kilometers, with the construction works being 6 and 8 each, and the corresponding cost being NT$7.2 and NT$9.208 billion respectively.
 
It is known that the Boomer L2D ordered by Taiwan Kung Sing Engineering Corporation are equipped with COP 1838 rock drills, BUT35 heavy-duty booms, BMH6000 Series of heavy-duty aluminum advancing beam, hydraulically controlled drilling system and cover an area of 104m2. Thus they can meet customers’ various demand for the equipment, including safety, reliability, maintainability, high quality, productivity, ergonomics, innovation, environment, automation and low total cost. It’s estimated that these new products will be delivered recently. 
  
“We are very proud that our products can meet the demand of Taiwan Kung Sing Engineering Corporation for equipment used for underground construction and tunnel drilling and that they have powered the Suhua Highway Improvement Project and we are also looking forward to further cooperation in next few years.”Jasper Chang, National Strategic Account Manager and Steven Tan, Business Line Manager of Underground Rock Excavation, Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Customer Center Greater China said.
 
Taiwan Kung Sing Engineering Corporation, with a history of over 50 years, focuses on road projects, bridge projects, tunnel projects, construction works and rapid transit systems etc., and plays a significant role in the important field of public works in Taiwan and the mainland. 


For further information, please contact:
Caroline He
Marketing Communication Specialist
Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique
Phone: +86 10 6528 0517     
e-mail: caroline.he@cn.atlascopco.com

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 2010, Atlas Copco had about 33 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 70 (BEUR 7.3). 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.