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A rapid advance

A rapid advance

More than 90 percent of the world’s longwall installations are located in China, including Zhongtian Hechuang Energy Company’s Menkeqing coal mine. The mine operates Sandvik MB670-1 bolter miners, the latest of the company’s innovative family purpose-built for demanding continuous mining applications.