Canadian Mining Journal


DISTRIBUTION: Aramine and Epiroc partner on underground equipment

Underground mining equipment Credit: Aramine and Epiroc

Underground mining equipment Credit: Aramine and Epiroc

FRANCE – Last year, Aramine was appointed as the as official distributor of Epiroc products for underground mines and tunnels in France and in several strategic countries in central and west Africa.

The Epiroc range complements Aramine’s portfolio of machines. According to Marc Melkonian, Aramine’s president, “Epiroc’s trust is a mark of recognition of our long-standing partnership, and this obvious collaboration between our two companies allows us to offer a wide and complete solution range for mines and tunnels to our customers.”

In addition, Aramine is working to strengthen Epiroc’s presence in the abovementioned regions.

In Africa, the distribution of Epiroc products is led by Aramine Burkina, located in Ouagadougou. “The long-term link between Aramine and Epiroc is historic regarding both our collaboration and the distribution of the products of our respective brands,” said Jean-Baptiste Corona, director Epiroc France. “It is therefore an important evolution of these relations since we work hand in hand in very active and demanding markets such as France and West Africa.”

Epiroc is a leading global productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries. The company develops and produces innovative, safe and sustainable drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment and tools. The company also provides world-class service and solutions for automation and interoperability.

Aramine specializes in mining and underground solutions and operates in more than in 80 countries. The company designs and builds innovative machines and remanufactures mining equipment according to original manufacturer specifications. Under its Smart Parts division, Aramine also offers a wide range of spare parts and components for underground mining applications via its African subsidiary. Aramine is also an official distributor of Epiroc, Normet and BTI machines in selected countries.

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