Monthly Archives: March 2009

Built to last – for 100 000 years

Swedish researchers investigated long-term underground storage solutions for nuclear waste. Contractor Bergteamet chose the Atlas Copco Boomer E2 C to perform the drilling.

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Tunnelling for a better life

Boomer XE3 C, Boomer E2 C, Boltec bolting rigs and the Unigrout mobile grouting plant ensure rapid tunnel development at the Northern link bypass, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Quality assurance in rockbolting

Quality assurance in securing effective rock bolting is getting easier to achieve – thanks to Atlas Copco technology.

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Foundation for the future

How the Symmetric casing system manages to install piles for a new railway bridge in difficult ground in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Breaker and Hammer AIR-OIL

Atlas Copco introduces its Breaker and Hammer AIR OIL with anti-icing properties. The biodegradable lubricant is developed for Atlas Copco TEX pneumatic breakers and hammers.

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MultiGrapple range extended

The Atlas Copco MultiGrapple range is now extended by six models to serve carrier units with a service weight of 0.7 – 80 tons.

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