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9 Jul 2018 , News

Introducing the new intelligent loader, Sandvik LH517i, Sandvik strengthens its fast-growing i-product range. The Sandvik LH517i is designed to meet customer expectations being safer, more reliable and efficient, supplemented with in-built intelligence enabling lower operating cost and improved connectivity. By continuously expanding its i-series, Sandvik is systematically building a safer, stronger and smarter underground loader and truck family.

2 Jul 2018 , Press release

Sandvik acquires privately-owned Inrock, a leading supplier of rock drilling tools and services for Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) in North America. Headquartered in Houston, USA, Inrock is a market leader in pilot hole bits, reamers, guidance systems, accessories and services for the premium maxi rig segment within HDD.

2 Jul 2018 , News

This new series of premium connected cone crushers includes a range of performance upgrades. Together with My Sandvik they bring digital transformation to mines and quarries.

27 Jun 2018 , Press release

Sandvik introduces the new RR441 rotary bit with an advanced cutting structure design. The RR441 is an improved version of the RR440, designed to last up to 140 percent longer than comparable rotary bits*. With an extended bit life and fewer bit changes, the RR441 maximizes drilling uptime, providing a lower cost per meter and setting a new industry standard.

20 Jun 2018 , Press release

Agnico Eagle’s LaRonde mine is the first to utilize AutoMine® with LTE communication network underground on a production scale. This will not only increase productivity and improve safety but also mark a breakthrough in technology.

Sandvik RH560 DTH hammer
12 Jun 2018 , News

Sandvik combines the best in DTH drilling, both in performance and price, with the launch of the new Sandvik RH560 DTH hammer.

11 Jun 2018 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed a strategic framework agreement with Resolute Mining Limited to fully automate the company’s large scale Syama gold mine in Mali, Africa.

28 May 2018 , News

The new Sandvik Plant Solutions’ offering now provides customers with the opportunity to acquire the plant that is exactly suited to their needs.

Sandvik DR412i Pedestal drill rig
21 May 2018 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology continues its long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers improve productivity, reduce cost & enhance safety. Our recent product development efforts translate this tradition into tangible results for our customers.

Sandvik Th545i
17 May 2018 , News

Sandvik is introducing a new intelligent underground mining truck, Sandvik TH545i, delivering benefits in customer safety, productivity and profitability. The new truck joins the existing i-series truck family of Sandvik TH551i and Sandvik TH663i, launched in July 2017.

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9 Jul 2018 , News

Introducing the new intelligent loader, Sandvik LH517i, Sandvik strengthens its fast-growing i-product range. The Sandvik LH517i is designed to meet customer expectations being safer, more reliable and efficient, supplemented with in-built intelligence enabling lower operating cost and improved connectivity. By continuously expanding its i-series, Sandvik is systematically building a safer, stronger and smarter underground loader and truck family.

2 Jul 2018 , News

This new series of premium connected cone crushers includes a range of performance upgrades. Together with My Sandvik they bring digital transformation to mines and quarries.

Sandvik RH560 DTH hammer
12 Jun 2018 , News

Sandvik combines the best in DTH drilling, both in performance and price, with the launch of the new Sandvik RH560 DTH hammer.

28 May 2018 , News

The new Sandvik Plant Solutions’ offering now provides customers with the opportunity to acquire the plant that is exactly suited to their needs.

Sandvik Th545i
17 May 2018 , News

Sandvik is introducing a new intelligent underground mining truck, Sandvik TH545i, delivering benefits in customer safety, productivity and profitability. The new truck joins the existing i-series truck family of Sandvik TH551i and Sandvik TH663i, launched in July 2017.

9 May 2018 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has released its data interoperability policy, which specifies how Sandvik systems, equipment and tools share data in the mining digital ecosystem. The policy outlines the principles by which Sandvik systems can communicate in a digitized mining and rock excavation industry.

8 May 2018 , News

RockPulse™, a new technology and product introduced by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, is the first practical solution for real-time tool stress monitoring in top-hammer drilling.

Sandvik QJ341 and QS331 at Hillhead in the UK
27 Apr 2018 , News

Hillhead 2018 will see Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Mobile Crushers and Screens highlight the total solutions nature of its world-leading equipment ranges. This year will see the launch of new products and services, new digital solutions, as well as live demonstrations in front of the stand.

26 Apr 2018 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology continues its long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers improve productivity, reduce cost and enhance safety. Our recent product development efforts translate this tradition into tangible results for our customers.

9 Mar 2018 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology have appointed Porter Group in New Zealand as its new distributor for mobile crushing and screening equipment in Western Australia.

Press releases

2 Jul 2018 , Press release

Sandvik acquires privately-owned Inrock, a leading supplier of rock drilling tools and services for Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) in North America. Headquartered in Houston, USA, Inrock is a market leader in pilot hole bits, reamers, guidance systems, accessories and services for the premium maxi rig segment within HDD.

27 Jun 2018 , Press release

Sandvik introduces the new RR441 rotary bit with an advanced cutting structure design. The RR441 is an improved version of the RR440, designed to last up to 140 percent longer than comparable rotary bits*. With an extended bit life and fewer bit changes, the RR441 maximizes drilling uptime, providing a lower cost per meter and setting a new industry standard.

20 Jun 2018 , Press release

Agnico Eagle’s LaRonde mine is the first to utilize AutoMine® with LTE communication network underground on a production scale. This will not only increase productivity and improve safety but also mark a breakthrough in technology.

11 Jun 2018 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed a strategic framework agreement with Resolute Mining Limited to fully automate the company’s large scale Syama gold mine in Mali, Africa.

Sandvik DR412i Pedestal drill rig
21 May 2018 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology continues its long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers improve productivity, reduce cost & enhance safety. Our recent product development efforts translate this tradition into tangible results for our customers.

23 Apr 2018 , Press release

The World Tunnel Congress 2018 is taking place in Dubai, United Arabic Emirates from April 22nd to the 26th. The world's leading tunneling event brings together experts from all around the world. As a proud bronze sponsor of the event Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is participating. At the Sandvik stand there will be the possibility to see an iSURETM software demo and to find out more about Sandvik's array of tunneling solutions.

5 Mar 2018 , Press release

OptiMine®, a modular set of digital tools from Sandvik delivering transparency and control to your underground mining operations, is evolving with a new performance-enhancing data analytics solution. OptiMine® Analytics is the next generation of OptiMine®, transforming data into process improvements via predictive insights and actionable dashboards embedded into your operation management systems.

New Ranger DXi series drill rigs
17 Oct 2017 , Press release

New Ranger DXi series pushes boundaries with several new high-performing features for improving the drilling process: 55 square meter drilling coverage equipped with new powerful rockdrill, Sandvik-style intelligence and high fuel efficiency make this drill rig the most powerful and efficient top hammer drill rig in its class. It represents a totally new generation of Ranger product family.

Sandvik LH202 loader
26 Sep 2017 , Press release

Sandvik is introducing a new 3-tonne narrow-vein loader (LHD) that offers reliability, productivity and increased safety that has not previously been seen in its size class globally.​​

AutoMine™ Tele-Remote
13 Sep 2017 , Press release

Sandvik is introducing AutoMine Tele-Remote for underground loaders, a new smart entry-level addition to its industry-leading AutoMineTM product family. AutoMineTM Tele-Remote provides an easy way to start exploring the full potential of Sandvik equipment automation while improving productivity, safety and cost efficiency in mining operations.

Features

KB Contracting & Quarries New Zealand invest in Sandvik QH441 and QA451 Doublescreen
6 Feb 2018 , Feature

An increasing workload has seen KB Contracting & Quarries expand and upgrade the equipment in its operations, recently buying a new Sandvik crusher and screen, a Hyundai loader and a Bomag roller from Porters in Christchurch.

Sandvik QE341 working in a marble application
10 Jan 2018 , Feature

The quarries of Carrara marble spa in Vennai Guglielmo di Fantiscritti in the Italian Alps have long been the center of producing marble that formed some of the greatest works of art in history. Now increasing use of modern equipment has helped improve operational efficiency, with a new Sandvik QE341 scalper / screen being a highly prized addition to the production process.

Sandvik QJ341 working in Cumbria, UK
4 Aug 2017 , Feature

Cumbrian based Ashcroft Plant Cumbria Ltd purchased a Sandvik QJ341 jaw crusher and QE341 scalper to cater for their needs in their expanding recycling business.

30 May 2017 , Feature

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will be taking the opportunity of this year's Demo Expo to showcase two of the smaller members of their mobile crushing and screening range, with the QJ241 jaw crusher and QE241 scalping screen on display. Demo Expo is a demolition show, organised in conjuction with the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) and takes place from Thursday 22nd until Saturday 24th June at the Hertfordshire Showground.

22 May 2017 , Feature

The mobile Sandvik top hammer drill rig has carved out a career that its developers could scarcely have dreamt of. Since its launch last year, the new Commando DC130Ri model from Sandvik has demonstrated its impressive versatility in a wide range of demanding applications, both above and below ground.

14 May 2017 , Feature

Scottish company AB2000 Ltd visited Hillhead last year and were so impressed with the QJ341+ on display that they decided to purchase this latest addition to the Sandvik range of jaw crushers there and then. Since it was delivered they have seen a marked increase in production, almost doubling capacity over their previous model.

11 Jan 2017 , Feature

When it came to improving the screening efficiency of NCC Roads A/S - Nyrand Grusgrav operation in Svebölle, Denmark, the task proved easy thanks Sandvik Construction's WX7000 screening media. The anti-blinding polyurethane screening media has increased production capacity, with enhanced material separation, reduced final product fines by 100%, and improved operational lifetime proving to be a highly cost-effective investment.

4 Jan 2017 , Feature

Scottish Highlands based company G.F. Job Ltd have been one of the first companies to trial the new Optitooth jaw plates, designed and manufactured by Sandvik. They have doubled the lifetime of their jaw plates, whilst also experiencing a number of other key benefits.

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