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22 Aug 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces two new innovative solutions to reduce noise emissions in surface top hammer drilling. The new options for Ranger™ DXi series and Dino™ DC410Ri surface drill rigs help to mitigate harmful noise at construction worksites and quarries.

Sandvik QE442 Mobile scalper
23 Jul 2019 , News

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens are proud to launch the next generation mobile heavy-duty scalper with the launch of the new QE442. An evolution of the class leading QE441, the new machine comes with a host of updates and new features.

25 Jun 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s new DD320S is a two-boom, hydraulic controlled development drill, engineered to excel in demanding underground conditions and various drilling applications.

14 Jun 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens roll out the latest upgrade in their 2 Series product offering with the launch of the new QI442 Impactor.

4 Jun 2019 , Press release

Continuing our long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce cost, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces the Sandvik DR416i rotary blasthole drill.

24 May 2019 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is delighted to announce the appointment of Wedago (WDG) as its new sole distributor for mobile crushers and screens in Malaysia.

21 May 2019 , Press release

Sandvik will deliver AutoMine® fleet solutions for underground trucks to Codelco’s El Teniente mine in Chile, continuing Codelco’s vision of creating the most advanced underground mines in the world.

10 May 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology releases a new surface top hammer drill rig to its offering. The versatile Commando™ DC300Ri is ideal for drill and blast contractors as it suits multiple different construction applications.

23 Apr 2019 , Press release

Sandvik will deliver AutoMine® and OptiMine® solutions to Codelco’s Chuquicamata mine in Chile, creating one of the most efficient and advanced underground mines in the world.

17 Apr 2019 , Press release

Sandvik acquires privately-owned Newtrax, a supplier of leading technology in wireless connectivity to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.

News

Sandvik QE442 Mobile scalper
23 Jul 2019 , News

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens are proud to launch the next generation mobile heavy-duty scalper with the launch of the new QE442. An evolution of the class leading QE441, the new machine comes with a host of updates and new features.

24 May 2019 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is delighted to announce the appointment of Wedago (WDG) as its new sole distributor for mobile crushers and screens in Malaysia.

14 Sep 2018 , News

Once again, Sandvik is selected as a member of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The top 10% most sustainable companies in each respective industry are included.

27 Feb 2018 , 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 , 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.

7 Feb 2018 , News

Sandvik once again included in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook

23 Jan 2018 , News

Today the 2018 iteration of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index was released during the World Economic Forum in Davos. Sandvik is included in the list for the first time and ranked 65 overall.

New Ranger DXi surface drill rig
17 Aug 2017 , News

The 10th Steinexpo will be held in Homberg / Nieder-Ofleiden, Germany, 30th August to the 2nd September. This demonstration-focused trade show is aimed at showing both German and international visitors some of the latest solutions in quarrying and construction. At the exhibition, Sandvik will preview its latest Surface Drill Rig, a new member of the Ranger family!

3 Mar 2017 , News

A collaboration that will bring Advanced Analytics to the mining and rock excavation Industry​.

Press releases

22 Aug 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces two new innovative solutions to reduce noise emissions in surface top hammer drilling. The new options for Ranger™ DXi series and Dino™ DC410Ri surface drill rigs help to mitigate harmful noise at construction worksites and quarries.

25 Jun 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s new DD320S is a two-boom, hydraulic controlled development drill, engineered to excel in demanding underground conditions and various drilling applications.

14 Jun 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens roll out the latest upgrade in their 2 Series product offering with the launch of the new QI442 Impactor.

4 Jun 2019 , Press release

Continuing our long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce cost, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces the Sandvik DR416i rotary blasthole drill.

21 May 2019 , Press release

Sandvik will deliver AutoMine® fleet solutions for underground trucks to Codelco’s El Teniente mine in Chile, continuing Codelco’s vision of creating the most advanced underground mines in the world.

10 May 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology releases a new surface top hammer drill rig to its offering. The versatile Commando™ DC300Ri is ideal for drill and blast contractors as it suits multiple different construction applications.

23 Apr 2019 , Press release

Sandvik will deliver AutoMine® and OptiMine® solutions to Codelco’s Chuquicamata mine in Chile, creating one of the most efficient and advanced underground mines in the world.

17 Apr 2019 , Press release

Sandvik acquires privately-owned Newtrax, a supplier of leading technology in wireless connectivity to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.

3 Apr 2019 , Press release

The World Tunnel Congress 2019 is taking place in Naples, Italy from May 3rd to the 9th. This international leading tunneling event brings together experts from around the world and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is participating as a silver sponsor.

1 Apr 2019 , Press release

Barminco, Hindustan Zinc, Petra Diamonds and Vedanta Zinc International tap into the Sandvik and IBM relationship to improve operations and safety in underground hard-rock mining

Award-Winning OptiMine® Analytics with IBM Watson IoT for predictive maintenance and optimization, analyzes, learns and communicates with equipment operating thousands of feet underground

Features

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.

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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