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Sandvik DR412i Pedestal drill rig
21 May 2018 15:05 , 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 13:25 , 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 10:03 , 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 08:02 , 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 08:38 , 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 08:00 , 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.

23 Apr 2018 08:00 , 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.

9 Mar 2018 11:30 , 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.

5 Mar 2018 12:00 , 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.

1 Mar 2018 08:00 , News

As the mining industry prepares to gather at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Conference in Toronto, March 4-7, Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining event held on Sunday March 4th highlights the innovators and technology leaders in the mining industry. Sandvik was eager to play an active part in 2018 as a sponsor of the event.

News

Sandvik Th545i
17 May 2018 13:25 , 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 10:03 , 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 08:02 , 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 08:38 , 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 08:00 , 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 11:30 , 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.

1 Mar 2018 08:00 , News

As the mining industry prepares to gather at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Conference in Toronto, March 4-7, Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining event held on Sunday March 4th highlights the innovators and technology leaders in the mining industry. Sandvik was eager to play an active part in 2018 as a sponsor of the event.

New AutoMine® Lite 2.0 from Sandvik – a leading-edge integrated package for consistent and dynamic mining
27 Feb 2018 12:00 , News

The award-winning AutoMine® product family from Sandvik continues to evolve. The brand new next generation release of AutoMine® Lite 2.0 includes both consistent high-speed automated production missions and smart teleoperation capabilities for dynamic mining operations. As a combined package, the new AutoMine® Lite 2.0 is a unique solution for integrated autonomy and advanced remote control of underground loaders and trucks.

27 Feb 2018 11:00 , News

As part of Sandvik’s commitment to minimize the environmental impact and reduce our total waste, Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens have recently invested in a new shot blasting facility at our production facility in Ballygawley, Northern Ireland.

Sandvik QJ341 Mobile jaw crusher in a quarrying application in Scotland
8 Feb 2018 12:00 , News

The mobile crushing and screening division of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will be taking the opportunity of this year’s Scotplant to highlight their bestselling models within their mobile crushing and screening portfolio.

Press releases

Sandvik DR412i Pedestal drill rig
21 May 2018 15:05 , 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 08:00 , 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 12:00 , 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 22:00 , 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 12:16 , 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 22:00 , 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.

Sandvik DS422i underground drill rig
12 Sep 2017 22:00 , Press release

Combining more than three decades of mechanized cable bolting engineering, the cutting edge Sandvik DS422i cable bolter is designed to enable better process control through assistive and automatic technologies and connectivity. Sandvik DS422i is built on the same platform as the award-winning Sandvik DD422i, providing lower total cost of ownership through parts commonality, easy serviceability and high productivity.

4 Sep 2017 22:00 , Press release

Sandvik continues to invest in South Africa by setting up local manufacturing capabilities to build high quality load and haul equipment close to its customers. In addition, Sandvik is introducing Sandvik LH115L, a reliable and robust 5-tonne low profile loader designed for demanding African conditions.

Sandvik DX series at SteinExpo 2017
14 Aug 2017 22:00 , Press release

In a well-designed layout Sandvik Mining and Construction Central Europe GmbH demonstrates its expertise as a supplier to the aggregates and construction industries at the 10th steinexpo.

7 Aug 2017 22:00 , Press release

The all-new Sandvik WX6500 screening media, introduced at the Steinexpo show in Germany, August 30th to September 2nd, is a dependable, flexible screening media with a low environmental footprint. Offering unmatched uptime, it is designed to meet customers' increasingly challenging production and cost targets.

Features

KB Contracting & Quarries New Zealand invest in Sandvik QH441 and QA451 Doublescreen
6 Feb 2018 11:00 , 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 15:07 , 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 08:00 , 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 22:00 , 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 22:00 , 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 22:00 , 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 08:00 , 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 08:00 , 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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