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Turkish copper mine selects Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco has won an equipment and service order valued at €22.2 million from Turkish mining and construction company Cengiz Holding for use in mine, tunnel and highway projects

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The Simba ME7 C long-hole drilling rig

The Simba ME7 C long-hole drilling rig

The equipment includes the Simba ME7 C long-hole drilling rig and other machines to be used in the expansion of an existing copper mine and the opening of two new underground mines. The order also includes a Robbins 91RH raise boring machine for construction of the new Zigana tunnel in northeastern Turkey, as well as Boomer L2 D drill rigs for the construction of the Northern Marmara motorway near Istanbul.

The order is booked in the March quarter of 2017, and the equipment will be delivered later this year.

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