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Atlas Copco successfully held Underground Mining Technology and Equipment Seminar


May 15, 2008, Anshan, China

In order to face the booming iron ore market together with mining customers and enhance the mutual understanding and communication, being a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions, Altas Copco Construction and Mining Technique Division held an Underground  Rock Excavation Seminar on May 15th  2008 in “The City of Steel”--Anshan, China.
There were nearly 70 guests from over 22 Mining Enterprises participated the seminar. They were mainly from Gongchangling Mining Co. of Anshan Iron & Steel Group, Yanqianshan Iron Mine, Malanzhuang Iron Ore Mine of Shougang Group, Mining Co of Jinlin Tonghua Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd., Dengta Ming Co of Xilin Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., Baoguo Mining Co of Lingyuan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., Yantai Design & Research Co. of Shandong Gold Group. Guests from Iron & Steel industries of North China and North-West China also presented the seminar.
Mr. Shoufeng Tan, Business Line Manager of Underground Rock Excavation, presented a salutatory and a brief introduction of Atlas Copco Group;  Mr. Shizhe Kan, Product Manager, made a detailed presentation on “Underground mining of Modern Iron Mine” with technical and multimedia material of both domestic and oversea Iron mining. The presentation expatiated managing practice, mining method, equipment, safety & environment and automation & digitization of modern underground mines.
“With highly efficient and cost-effective advantage, URE equipment of Atlas Copco has been playing a very important role in our mining work” pointed by representative of guests--Mr. Yeming Fan, Equipment Manager of Gongchangling Mining Co. Anshan Iron & Steel Group which possesses 16 URE equipments.
In order to make guests better understand URE equipment of Atlas Copco, a visit to Gongchangling underground mine was organized on May 16th. Over 40 guests witnessed Boomer 281, EST3.5 and the site drilling of Simba 1253 at -280 meter working area. Guests were very much impressed by its superior performance and simple operation. Great interest was shown by the guests and sufficient discussion had been made with Gongchangling engineers and operator.
After the discussion and site visit, a common understanding has been reached that underground mining should be equipped with the machinery of high performance, high reliability, safety and environmental protection.
Guests promised to meet on Atlas Copco next seminar.

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