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ARAMINE and EPIROC announce a strategic partnership for the distribution of

equipment dedicated to underground mines and tunnels, in France and in several African countries.

December 23, 2019 : Resulting from the historical partnership between the companies

Epiroc and Aramine, a distribution contract was signed in 2019, appointing the French

company Aramine as official distributor of Epiroc products for underground mines and

tunnels in France and in several strategic countries of the Central and West Africa (Central

African Republic, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo-B, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon,

Gambia, Guinea-Conakry, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra

Leone, Togo).

The Epiroc product range for mines and tunnels perfectly completes the portfolio of machines

dedicated to galleries of small and medium sections designed by Aramine. According to Marc

Melkonian, President of Aramine: “Epiroc 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 solutions range for mines and tunnels to our customers”. In addition to

its expertise and its recognized technical service, Aramine is doing everything to strengthen

the presence of Epiroc in the concerned countries. For France, the arrival of a new Regional

Sales Manager, with a solid career in tunnels and underground, will allow Aramine to offer

the proximity expected by customers. Pierre Donnadieu, Specialist in underground and tunnel

works comments: “I am very enthusiastic to be part of this project, because the French

market expected such collaboration. “

On the African continent, the distribution of Epiroc products is ensured 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. 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. We are developing a new local offer with this partnership,

combining expertise, services and quality products. », underlines Jean-Baptiste Corona,

Director Epiroc France.


Epiroc is a leading global productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries.

With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc 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. Epiroc is based in

Stockholm, Sweden, had revenues of SEK 38 billion in 2018, and has more than 14,000

passionate employees supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150

countries.Pour en savoir plus, consulter

EPIROC Contact

Carole Boschel, E-business and Communication Manager

+33 (0)1 34 33 30 61


Headquartered in France, Aramine is specialized in mining and underground solutions and is

operating in more than 80 countries. Under its own brand, Aramine designs and builds

innovative machines for small and medium section, such as compact loaders working on

battery, and offers worldwide on-site services to its customers (audit, training, start-up).

Thanks to its strong technological and mechanical know-how, Aramine remanufactures

mining equipment according to original manufacturer specifications, including the latest

engineering design and ensuring the latest performance upgrades.

Under the name Smart Parts, Aramine offers also a wide range of genuine underground mining

spare parts and components

Via its African subsidiary, Aramine is also an official distributor of Epiroc, Normet and BTI

machines in a selection of countries.

Pour en savoir plus, consulter https://aramine.test/

ARAMINE Contacts

Olivier Barriol, Marketing and Communication Director

+33 (0)4 42 53 53 00

Audrey Beurnier, Marketing Manager

+33 (0)4 42 53 53 00

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