Recent coal mine developer and operator (MDO) contract announcements have kept demand for equipment high. Making MDO-styled contract announcements for mining segments other than coal, possibly for iron ore and limestone, will bode well for mining,” believes Hemant Mathur, Assistant Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Tata Hitachi.
Primarily owing to mine supply closures and discretionary shut-ins in several countries, in the near future, Animesh Nandy, Business Line Manager, Drilling Solutions, Epiroc Mining India, expects zinc and lead to experience the largest gains of 27 per cent and 18 per cent respectively.
Our prime focus is on the product image. Technological advancements will happen in two phases. First, we already have a DigiSense in our backhoe and our Roadmaster. All the products we launch will have that DigiSense.