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4 Dec 2019 , Press release

After extensive development work and thorough field testing, Sandvik prepares to launch its first Stage V compliant underground loaders for hard rock mining applications. Achieved with more than 10,000 hours of LHD testing underground, on multiple customer sites in Europe, and with millions of hours of on-highway experience from Volvo, the new technology meets customer expectations, equipment performance requirements and the most stringent emission regulations valid at the moment. The base engine and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) purifier are proven Volvo technology, enhanced now with a ceramic Diesel Particle Filter (DPF).

3 Dec 2019 , Press release

Sandvik continues to be a leader in mining automation with the introduction of the mining industry’s first interoperability platform for autonomous underground loaders and trucks: The AutoMine® Access API. Delivering on the promise made earlier this year at Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining event, the AutoMine® Access API specification is now available and is the next step in Sandvik’s continued journey to set the industry standard for mine automation and digitalization.

28 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology presents two years’ worth of upgrades on the remote-controlled DinoTM DC400Ri surface top hammer drill rig for urban areas and other applications calling for excellent mobility. The upgraded rig, renamed Dino™ DC410Ri, offers significant improvements in electrical and mechanical reliability, 15% higher tramming power and a large number of smaller but nonetheless important updates for improved reliability and productivity.

19 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched a new class of narrow size drills. These are specifically aimed at the requirements of specialist mining companies as well as drill and blast contractors who require safe, productive, mobile rigs for use in narrow vein and other confined areas. The new 2711 class of drills are simple and safe to operate, with robust components, and provide an excellent performance to ownership cost ratio.

15 Nov 2019 , Press release

Continuing our focus on delivering innovative digital solutions, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces the Rotary Blasthole Drill Selector app.

Sandvik LS312 Flameproof underground utility vehicle
14 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is proud to launch Sandvik LS312, a new 12-tonne capacity, heavy-duty flameproof underground loader powered by a C7.1 mechanical engine with Tier II emission standards. The engine has been developed into a new certified diesel engine system for the Sandvik LS312 with targeted minimization of emissions, maintenance and total cost of ownership.

4 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Rock Tools, a world-leading supplier of rock equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, has now gathered all of its services and digital solutions under one comprehensive service concept – You’ll Never Work Alone.

31 Oct 2019 , Press release

Sandvik delivers two Artisan A10 battery-electric loaders to Kirkland Gold Macassa Mine in Canada. Artisan A10 is a 10 tonne capacity loader with zero exhaust emissions, designed for underground hard rock mines.

30 Oct 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology launches its new bolter for 5m x 5m size headings combining a safe, ergonomic working environment with high levels of performance. Equipped with a completely new carrier, high frequency rock drill, control system and ergonomic cabin, the Sandvik DS512i offers high levels of safety and efficiency, providing peace of mind for all rock reinforcement operations.

2 Oct 2019 , News

Dem-Master Demolition Ltd recently took delivery of a new Sandvik QJ341 tracked jaw crusher from Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens. The Scottish company, based in Bathgate, recently named just outside the top 50 of the world’s leading 100 demolition and recycling companies, will use the crusher alongside two other Sandvik QJ341s on a variety of demolition and recycling projects throughout the UK.

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2 Oct 2019 , News

Dem-Master Demolition Ltd recently took delivery of a new Sandvik QJ341 tracked jaw crusher from Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens. The Scottish company, based in Bathgate, recently named just outside the top 50 of the world’s leading 100 demolition and recycling companies, will use the crusher alongside two other Sandvik QJ341s on a variety of demolition and recycling projects throughout the UK.

20 Sep 2019 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is launching the new Sandvik RDX5 rock drill to complement its rock drill offering for underground drill rigs.

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!

Press releases

4 Dec 2019 , Press release

After extensive development work and thorough field testing, Sandvik prepares to launch its first Stage V compliant underground loaders for hard rock mining applications. Achieved with more than 10,000 hours of LHD testing underground, on multiple customer sites in Europe, and with millions of hours of on-highway experience from Volvo, the new technology meets customer expectations, equipment performance requirements and the most stringent emission regulations valid at the moment. The base engine and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) purifier are proven Volvo technology, enhanced now with a ceramic Diesel Particle Filter (DPF).

3 Dec 2019 , Press release

Sandvik continues to be a leader in mining automation with the introduction of the mining industry’s first interoperability platform for autonomous underground loaders and trucks: The AutoMine® Access API. Delivering on the promise made earlier this year at Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining event, the AutoMine® Access API specification is now available and is the next step in Sandvik’s continued journey to set the industry standard for mine automation and digitalization.

28 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology presents two years’ worth of upgrades on the remote-controlled DinoTM DC400Ri surface top hammer drill rig for urban areas and other applications calling for excellent mobility. The upgraded rig, renamed Dino™ DC410Ri, offers significant improvements in electrical and mechanical reliability, 15% higher tramming power and a large number of smaller but nonetheless important updates for improved reliability and productivity.

19 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched a new class of narrow size drills. These are specifically aimed at the requirements of specialist mining companies as well as drill and blast contractors who require safe, productive, mobile rigs for use in narrow vein and other confined areas. The new 2711 class of drills are simple and safe to operate, with robust components, and provide an excellent performance to ownership cost ratio.

15 Nov 2019 , Press release

Continuing our focus on delivering innovative digital solutions, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces the Rotary Blasthole Drill Selector app.

Sandvik LS312 Flameproof underground utility vehicle
14 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is proud to launch Sandvik LS312, a new 12-tonne capacity, heavy-duty flameproof underground loader powered by a C7.1 mechanical engine with Tier II emission standards. The engine has been developed into a new certified diesel engine system for the Sandvik LS312 with targeted minimization of emissions, maintenance and total cost of ownership.

4 Nov 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Rock Tools, a world-leading supplier of rock equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, has now gathered all of its services and digital solutions under one comprehensive service concept – You’ll Never Work Alone.

31 Oct 2019 , Press release

Sandvik delivers two Artisan A10 battery-electric loaders to Kirkland Gold Macassa Mine in Canada. Artisan A10 is a 10 tonne capacity loader with zero exhaust emissions, designed for underground hard rock mines.

30 Oct 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology launches its new bolter for 5m x 5m size headings combining a safe, ergonomic working environment with high levels of performance. Equipped with a completely new carrier, high frequency rock drill, control system and ergonomic cabin, the Sandvik DS512i offers high levels of safety and efficiency, providing peace of mind for all rock reinforcement operations.

30 Sep 2019 , Press release

The Sandvik 800i series of connected cone crushers is expanded to include three new high-performing crushers. Each crusher comes with the new Automation and Connectivity System (ACS) as standard

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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