GE Mining acquires underground mine vehicles manufacturer

By |  August 1, 2012

GE Mining has acquired Fairchild International, an underground mine vehicles manufacturer based in Glen Lyn, Va. The new business name for the entity acquired is GE-Fairchild LLC.

GE-Fairchild will employ about 140 people and manufacture equipment like diesel- and battery-powered scoops, continuous miners, haulage systems, shield haulers and maintenance vehicles.

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