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Atlas Copco B7-41 Hurricane boosters, high penetration rates, small footprints

Atlas Copco’s B7-41/1000 Hurricane boosters help drill and service crews achieve high penetration rates with small equipment footprints. The boosters’ small footprints also make them easy to transport between drilling and service sites. Atlas Copco featured the B7-41 Hurricane boosters during the Permian Basin International Oil Show in Odessa, Texas,…

Atlas Copco Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Atlascopcosaurus

It’s not clear how the unnamed dinosaur died 100-120 million years ago, but it’s been only 30 since he finally encountered a predator he couldn’t outrun: Atlas Copco equipment. “Not every company has a dinosaur species named after it,” said Sofie Gielen, Atlas Copco’s marketing communications director, in commemorating the…

Concrete Mountain: Grout plant proves successful in stabilizing California mountainside

By Scott Ellenbecker Southern California is famous for its beautiful mountaintop homes with impressive vistas. The region is also famous for wildfires, earthquakes, and mudslides. Occasionally, this heavily populated area of the country needs a little help holding it all together. The Landslide Repair Foundation (the Foundation) is a nonprofit…

Bridging Pitkins Curve: Atlas Copco’s Symmetrix system is helping to bridge the gap at Pitkins Curve on California’s Highway 1.

By Scott Ellenbecker California’s State Route 1, often called Highway 1, is one of the most scenic routes in the world for its rugged beauty. However, the Big Sur coastline it follows is geologically active and unstable. Broken and weak rocks are covered with eroded soils highly prone to landslides….