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17 Jan 2022 , Press release

Toro™ LH209L is a proven performer and a robust low-profile loader, designed to deliver in extremely demanding applications with limited heights. In response to customer needs and to further improve the loader performance and serviceability, Sandvik introduces several updates to its 10-tonne class low-profile loader while simultaneously adding it to the Toro™ loader and truck family as the first low-profile model.

4 Jan 2022 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has received a major order for the AutoMine® load and haul automation system valued at about SEK 250 million from the Chilean mining company Codelco, to be used in the El Teniente mine. In addition, aconnected load and haul equipment order, with an initialvalue of SEK 150 million, was received, bringing the total value of the orders to SEK 400 million. Both orders have been booked in the fourth quarter 2021.

29 Dec 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has been awarded a contract in the EMEA region valued at around SEK 1 billion for the supply of tunnelling equipment, roadheaders and underground drill rigs. The order has been booked in the fourth quarter 2021 and delivery of the equipment is scheduled from the fourth quarter 2022 until the first quarter 2024.

23 Dec 2021 , Press release

Mississauga, Canada: Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has won an 18.5 MCAD order for surface mining equipment from Newcrest in Canada that will optimize reliability and productivity. Automation ready, the surface and rotary drills will be used at the open pit copper and gold mine currently in production.

15 Dec 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has finalized plans to open a nearly 40,000 square-foot facility to support its customers in Western Canada with local parts storage, a workshop for components, and customer service support.

14 Dec 2021 , Press release

LKAB, operator of the world’s largest underground iron ore mine, will trial a Sandvik TH550B battery-electric truck and Sandvik LH518B battery-electric loader in northern Sweden. Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and LKAB will partner for a 12-month collaborative trial of the third-generation battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) under the mining company’s project to set a new world standard for sustainable underground mining.

9 Dec 2021 , Press release

On 6th December (date), Sandvik Chile obtained IE seal certification from IMELSA, validating it as a company that utilizes 100% renewable energy and establishing its as one of the forerunners in this field at national level.

8 Dec 2021 , News

Perenti’s Barminco, Newtrax and Sandvik are partnering to develop a new technology-led solution that improves the safety of pedestrians working near heavy vehicles (HVs) underground

2 Dec 2021 , Press release

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire Australian-based Deswik, the leading and fastest growing major provider of mine planning software. Deswik will be part of a newly formed division Digital Mining Technologies within business area Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions.

24 Nov 2021 , Press release

Boliden’s Garpenberg zinc operation in Sweden will become the first mine in Europe to trial Sandvik LH518B. Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and Boliden have agreed on a 12-month collaborative trial period for the new 18-tonne battery-electric loader.

News

8 Dec 2021 , News

Perenti’s Barminco, Newtrax and Sandvik are partnering to develop a new technology-led solution that improves the safety of pedestrians working near heavy vehicles (HVs) underground

17 Aug 2021 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has launched a microsite for MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2021, designed to provide a rich digital experience for customers who are not able to attend mining’s largest tradeshow.

13 Jul 2021 , News

The Quarry Academy® team just announced the Quarry Academy® 2020 scholarship winner: Alexandra Gregor, a Mining Engineering and Management student from the South Dakota School of Mines. Alexandra is originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She responds: “I am grateful for this opportunity and am excited to see where this brings me in the future!”

30 Jun 2021 , News

Pretivm is investing in a fleet of Sandvik Z50 battery-electric haul trucks to replace its diesel truck fleet at its Brucejack underground gold mine in northwestern British Columbia, Canada.

18 Mar 2021 , News

Sandvik has always taken great pride in its innovation and developing products which will improve our customers’ bottom line and increase uptime. We know that ‘time is money’ and designing products which will last longer and provide greater efficiency to our customer’s operations will add value where it counts.

12 Mar 2021 , News

Sandvik has released a new Dual Controls package to improve fleet optimization, versatility and performance for its leading Sandvik DD422i and Sandvik DD422iE face drills. The Dual Controls package was designed to address a wide range of needs identified by mining contractors who are currently using development drills for a variety of tasks including boring, bolting and meshing.

19 Feb 2021 , News

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Retec Equipment Limited as its authorized Distributor for its range of mobile crushing and screening equipment, in London and the South Eastern counties*.

3 Feb 2021 , News

Having experienced the output and production capabilities of owning an existing Sandvik mobile jaw crusher, Balicrest Limited decided to upgrade their world-renowned QJ341 and purchase a new model. This jaw crusher offered many benefits for the customer in the demolition and recycling industry– unrivalled productivity, excellent support and service, and more importantly they had the flexibility to take the machine to any job site, no matter how limited the space may be. With the ease of mobility and quick set-up times, this enables the machine to be operational in no time at all after arrival on site, all of which contribute to higher uptime.

25 Jan 2021 , News

Co.Tyrone based Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens, has become the first engineering manufacturer in Northern Ireland (NI) to be awarded the Bronze Diversity Mark for commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.

4 Nov 2020 , News

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens is delighted to announce the appointment of Bergerat Monnoyeur (BM) as its new distributor for Romania. BM will not only be responsible for selling Sandvik’s range of mobile crushing and screening equipment, but also providing full aftermarket support through the supply of spare parts and local customer service.

Press releases

17 Jan 2022 , Press release

Toro™ LH209L is a proven performer and a robust low-profile loader, designed to deliver in extremely demanding applications with limited heights. In response to customer needs and to further improve the loader performance and serviceability, Sandvik introduces several updates to its 10-tonne class low-profile loader while simultaneously adding it to the Toro™ loader and truck family as the first low-profile model.

4 Jan 2022 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has received a major order for the AutoMine® load and haul automation system valued at about SEK 250 million from the Chilean mining company Codelco, to be used in the El Teniente mine. In addition, aconnected load and haul equipment order, with an initialvalue of SEK 150 million, was received, bringing the total value of the orders to SEK 400 million. Both orders have been booked in the fourth quarter 2021.

29 Dec 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has been awarded a contract in the EMEA region valued at around SEK 1 billion for the supply of tunnelling equipment, roadheaders and underground drill rigs. The order has been booked in the fourth quarter 2021 and delivery of the equipment is scheduled from the fourth quarter 2022 until the first quarter 2024.

23 Dec 2021 , Press release

Mississauga, Canada: Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has won an 18.5 MCAD order for surface mining equipment from Newcrest in Canada that will optimize reliability and productivity. Automation ready, the surface and rotary drills will be used at the open pit copper and gold mine currently in production.

15 Dec 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has finalized plans to open a nearly 40,000 square-foot facility to support its customers in Western Canada with local parts storage, a workshop for components, and customer service support.

14 Dec 2021 , Press release

LKAB, operator of the world’s largest underground iron ore mine, will trial a Sandvik TH550B battery-electric truck and Sandvik LH518B battery-electric loader in northern Sweden. Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and LKAB will partner for a 12-month collaborative trial of the third-generation battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) under the mining company’s project to set a new world standard for sustainable underground mining.

9 Dec 2021 , Press release

On 6th December (date), Sandvik Chile obtained IE seal certification from IMELSA, validating it as a company that utilizes 100% renewable energy and establishing its as one of the forerunners in this field at national level.

2 Dec 2021 , Press release

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire Australian-based Deswik, the leading and fastest growing major provider of mine planning software. Deswik will be part of a newly formed division Digital Mining Technologies within business area Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions.

24 Nov 2021 , Press release

Boliden’s Garpenberg zinc operation in Sweden will become the first mine in Europe to trial Sandvik LH518B. Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and Boliden have agreed on a 12-month collaborative trial period for the new 18-tonne battery-electric loader.

2 Nov 2021 , Press release

Sandvik has introduced a new 16-liter Stage V engine option for its Toro™ TH551i 51-tonne i-series truck. This 585-kW-output engine from Volvo Penta delivers more power than the preceding Tier 4i, allowing higher speeds and improved productivity. To achieve strong and reliable performance in demanding conditions, the engine system has been developed to seamlessly fit together with the proven underground truck design.

Features

21 Sep 2020 , Feature

Located on East Falkland, Pony’s Pass quarry is a booming site which is at the industrial heart of the island’s operations. Despite its isolated position, it annually produces 160,000 tons of quartzitic sandstone using a state-of-the-art mobile crushing and screening train. To meet the diverse and logistically challenging requirements of this project, Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens was enlisted to ensure productive and well-engineered products were at the centre of this valuable operation.

11 Sep 2020 , Feature

MacLeod Construction Ltd may have been founded on traditional house building values, but it has successfully embedded modern construction and quarrying practices into its operations. Based in Lochgilphead, the multi-faceted company are one of the largest private employers in the area and remain an innovator when it comes to materials, production and management. For over 20 years, Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens has provided unrivalled service and highly specialized crushing equipment to assist our partner in achieving their visionary growth.

21 Apr 2020 , Feature

A new dual powered mobile crushing plant has more than doubled aggregate production while improving product quality and creating unprecedented versatility for one of the only government-owned quarries in the United States.

QE441 Free Flow scalping screen from Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens
27 Sep 2018 , Feature

Essex based G&B Finch has boosted its recycling of construction and demolition materials by employing a QE441 Free Flow scalping screen from Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens. The advanced screening deck on the machine has increased production by over 30%, and enabled the company to continue recycling throughout the winter.

21 Aug 2018 , Feature

Pembrokeshire based Mason Brothers Quarry Products has a longstanding relationship with Sandvik which goes back to the 1990s. The company now produces in excess of 100,000 tons of high quality aggregate from its Rhyndaston quarry near Haverfordwest, with a mobile crushing, screening and scalping train from Sandvik playing a key role in ensuring that Mason Brothers’ customers get the materials they need.

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.

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