Strategic acquisitons further enhance Minova product offering

Global rock-bolting leader Minova has completed two more major strategic acquisitions in Europe as it moves further towards its goal of providing a complete single access point for mining and tunnelling consumables. The two companies joining Minova are Poland-based Arnall, a leading manufacturer of steel bolts, cable bolts and accessories, and Berg- und Industrietechnik GmbH (BWZ), a steel bolt manufacturer from Bottrop in Germany.

The acquisitions confirm and strengthen Minova’s position as the largest supplier of rock bolts in Europe. Operating from a single site in Golce, Arnall is ISO9001 rated and employs more than 100 people in the development and manufacture of a comprehensive range of products to meet the exacting demands of the international mining and tunnelling industries. It is one of the largest manufacturers of strata control products in Poland, with a reputation for both innovation and quality, and is an established supplier to KGHM, the world’s largest copper and silver producer, also in Poland, as well as being a major exporter to both Spain and the UK….International Mining