A sector struggling to find form is coming to terms with the Supreme Court´s recent salvo. Mining equipment players are seizing every opportunity to grow. ICRA Research estimates that demand for mining equipment from the private sector contracted by 30-40 per cent during 2013-14.
Atlas Copco has inaugurated a distribution and training centre at Bijaynagar, Rajasthan. This facility was inaugurated jointly by Markku Terasvasara, President, Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Service Division; David Shellhammer, President, Atlas Copco Underground Rock Excavation Division; and Laxman Singh Shekhawat, Vice President and Unit Head, Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL).