CHINA Atlas Copco has teamed up with Anhui Conch, China?s biggest cement producer, to provide drilling equipment and training services as part of the Chinese company?s global expansion.
Anhui Conch plans to add 10 million tonnes to its annual capacity by 2012 through a combination of new plants and and acquisitions overseas.
Atlas Copco and Anhui Conch have a history of cooperation dating back to 1993.
Robert Fassl, President of the Atlas Copco business area Mining and Rock Excavation Technique, said: ?Apart from our modern technology and our edge in the safety perspective, we have a global network in 170 countries and regions. With strong teams in almost every country Atlas Copco can greatly assist Anhui Conch in its go-global strategy.?
According to its annual report, Anhui Conch produced 110 million tonnes of cement in China in 2010.
Epiroc operated under the trademark “Atlas Copco” prior to January 1, 2018.