World zink giants expands

2012 Sep 06

INDIAHindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), the world?s largest integrated zinc producer, is expanding its underground operations with a major new fleet of equipment. HZL, a subsidiary of Vedanta Group, operates the world?s largest zinc mine, Rampura Agucha in Rajasthan, and has placed an order with Atlas Copco for a large number of drill rigs, loaders and mine trucks.

The fleet will be used at HZL?s Kayad and Rampura Agucha mines with delivery due for completion in 2012. Anirban Sen, Business Line Manager Underground Rock Excavation, says: ?HZL has invested in our products to achieve ambitious production targets and this order confirms the confidence that Vedanta has in our abilities to provide products which will help them to boost productivity while lowering costs.?

Epiroc operated under the trademark “Atlas Copco” prior to January 1, 2018.