The construction & infrastructure sector will make a strong comeback to support the revival of the Indian economy, says TONY VAN HERBRUGGEN
Atlas Copco is to launch a new mobile rig for boring so-called opening holes in mines. The new rig, called Easer, can perform both box hole boring and down-reaming with a hole diameter of 750 mm, as well as conventional raiseboring with a hole diameter of up to 1,200 mm. The increased demand for a highly mobile and versatile rig specifically designed to create these opening holes safely and efficiently, has led to the development of the Easer.
Equipment companies would like to see better procurement methodologies which are technology-driven rather than just low capital cost-oriented, Somnath Dutta Majumdar, Business Line Manager-Drilling Solutions, and Anirban Sen, Business Line Manager-Underground Rock Excavation, Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco today was again recognized as one of the most sustainable companies by the annual Global 100 list. The list, presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, ranks companies that show they are increasing productivity while using less resources. Atlas Copco is ranked 18th on the list.