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Atlas Copco cement and aggregate mining equipment seminar held in Nanjing

2015-04-14

April 14, 2015 – Nanjing, China: Mining Energy Conservation through High Efficiency Equipment – Cement and Aggregates Mining Equipment Technology Seminar, co-sponsored by China Cement Association (CCA) and China Aggregates Association (CAA) and organized by the Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique, was held in Nanjing on April 14. The meeting was well-attended by over 100 cement and aggregates specialists and representatives from leading manufacturers.

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Rising state energy conservation and emission reduction requirements have caused cement and aggregates enterprises to become increasingly concerned about energy related performance during mining activities as the industry grows. In their speeches at the seminar, CCA and CAA leaders spoke about the importance of high-efficiency equipment for the development of the mining industry, and about how the seminar facilitates energy conservation and emission reduction in mining operations by introducing companies to the latest developments in relevant technologies and products.

SHI Jingxi, Secretary-General of the Green Mining Working Committee of China Mining Association, opined during the seminar that “Green mining is characterized by the expansion of excavation operations, continuous production and equipment modernization. By using large, highly-efficient and durable mining equipment, energy efficiency can be improved and environmental pollution reduced, thereby facilitating a shift in mining towards energy-saving, automation and standardization.”

Atlas Copco has always committed itself to sustainable productivity, and our product R&D and promotions are all conducted with the central objective of helping customers strengthen sustainable productivity practices. Our mining and rock excavation equipment is developed with state-of-the-art technology. Over a large number of practical equipment applications, the seminar participants were fully convinced of the importance of high-efficiency equipment in terms of improving comprehensive mine utilization and reducing mining costs. Most of them expressed genuine interest in Atlas Copco products.

Atlas Copco mining and rock excavation equipment has been utilized in limestone and aggregate mining at Tongling CONCH for many years. The seminar participants visited the Tongling cement quarry and were all deeply impressed by the robust performance of a 10-year-old Atlas Copco DM45 rotary drill rig and the strong and eco-friendly operational capabilities of the FlexiROC D50 surface drilling rig.

“Rapid development of modern economies is not necessarily contradictory to environment protection. Atlas Copco is dedicated to developing green mining through the application of our high-efficiency equipment and technology,” said Freddy Man, General Manager of Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Customer Center, Greater China.

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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2014, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 94 (BEUR 10.3) and more than 44 000 employees.

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.