Canadian Mining Journal


Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Canada


  • News

    ANNIVERSARY: Rig-mounted breaker 50 years old

    October 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This month Atlas Copco Construction Tools of Essen, Germany, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the hydraulic breaker. An innovative idea which originated in the German city of Essen half a century ago has transformed the…

  • Feature

    Atlas Copco: 140 years strong

    May 1, 2013 by Russell Noble

    Any company that has been in business for more than 140 years is obviously doing something right. Companies like the Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada (CIBC) and Canadian Pacific Railways (CPR) are two familiar names that have both reached that…

  • News

    LHDs-TRUCKS: Copco launches new electric vehicles

    April 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco now offers complete “green” range of underground electric trucks and loaders, making the company the world’s leading supplier of low emission underground mining equipment. The new series, introduced as…

  • News

    CELEBRATION: Atlas Copco’s 140 years of excellence

    February 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – It was 140 years ago Feb. 21, 2013, that Sweden’s Atlas Copco began its life as one of the world’s leading industrial companies. Today it is active in more than 180 countries, including Canada.

  • News

    LOADER: Atlas Copco introduces large electric LHD

    February 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco now offers a high efficiency, 10-tonne load-haul-dumper, the Scooptram EST1030. It is intended for applications where ventilation needs to be kept at a minimum. The ergonomically designed operator compartment will…

  • Feature

    Crushers and Screeners

    December 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Atlas Copco is now fully equipped to supply crushing, screening and recycling equipment in addition to surface drill rigs to the mining and quarying industries. The company’s expansion into these areas follows the acquisition of Austrian…

  • News

    DRILLING: Atlas Copco offers third edition of blasthole reference

    October 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GARLAND, Texas – Atlas Copco has released the latest addition to the reference book “Blasthole Drilling in Open Pit Mining.” The third edition was written to provide comprehensive reference on the use of rotary drills in surface…

  • News

    COPPER MINING: Copper Mountain marks successful first year

    September 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following article and photo were provided by Atlas Copco.

  • Feature

    Powerful trucks handle heavy loads with ease

    September 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The harder you work, the more you produce and that’s certainly true for the crews at Lake Shore Gold’s Bell Creek mine near Timmins, Ontario, where miners at the gold site have beefed up production thanks to the addition of some new…

  • News

    UNDERGROUND EXPERTISE: “Boutique” mining company puts people first

    August 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Technica Mining of Sudbury, ON, originated as an underground construction and maintenance contractor specializing in ore handling installation, repair and maintenance. In 2010 Technica had the opportunity to add underground mechanized…

  • Feature

    Charging truck

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Chargetec ANFO charging truck, part of Atlas Copco’s GIA acquisition from late 2011, provides a charging capacity of up to 286 kg per minute. The Chargetec UV1 and UV2 offer high-speed charging through a three pressure point charge…

  • News

    LOAD-HAUL-DUMPER: Atlas Copco celebrates sale of 100th Scooptram ST7

    July 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SWEDEN – Atlas Copco is celebrating the 100th sale of its Scooptram ST7 loader, confirming the international success of this new generation LHD in terms of underground loading technology and design.