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15 Jun 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is evolving its Leopard™ DI650i down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig to support fully autonomous operation. The new iDrill automation platform expands the existing on-board automated drilling cycle and matches seamlessly with AutoMine® Surface Drilling to enable fully autonomous Leopard™ DI650i fleet operation from a control room.

26 Apr 2021 , Press release

The strategic alliance formed between Tapojärvi and Yara has selected Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions as the drilling technology supplier of choice for Yara’s Siilinjärvi mine. Sandvik will supply six new Pantera™ DP1600i drill rigs, leveraging Top Hammer XL technology.

14 Apr 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has launched the new Sandvik DT923i jumbo, its latest development drill rig for high power face drilling in tunnel and cavern excavations. Together with the new RD5 series high frequency rock drills and rock tools designed for high speed drilling, it delivers uncompromised accuracy and productivity.

13 Apr 2021 , Press release

Purpose designed to help customers get the very best out of their investment, Sandvik Mobile Crushing and Screening are pleased to announce they are now offering their Premium data subscription on new equipment and retrofit packages complimentary for 7 years. This marks the celebration of the 1,000th mobile unit to leave the factory with My Fleet connected!

29 Mar 2021 , Press release

Sandvik jaw crushers are now delivered with everything for plug-and-play installation. Quarry and mine owners will find it easy to install and run primary crushing applications in minimum time while ensuring maximum efficiency.

29 Mar 2021 , Press release

Sandvik has launched an updated version of iSURE®, its purpose developed excavation process control underground rock excavation software for providing instrumented face drilling rigs with the necessary information for optimized drilling and blasting. iSURE® works seamlessly with Sandvik's i-series drill rigs, providing an accurate analysis functionality to improve the work cycle and process.

24 Mar 2021 , Press release

Top Hammer XL is the latest innovation in surface top hammer drilling from Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions. The new, groundbreaking drilling system, targeting large-scale quarry and surface mining customers, offers a faster, more fuel-efficient and more cost-effective way to drill holes 140 to 178 millimeters (5.5 to 7 inches) in diameter.

22 Mar 2021 , Press release

During 2020, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions discovered that a company manufactured top hammer bits having patent protected design by Sandvik.

18 Mar 2021 , Press release

Sandvik’s most powerful rock tool carbide grades gathered under the name PowerCarbide™ offer a unique combination of strength, hardness, toughness and wear resistance, and enhance both drilling performance and cost effectiveness. SH69, a new PowerCarbide™ grade developed specifically for down-the-hole drilling applications, can increase the service life of drill bits by up to 45 percent.

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.

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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.

16 Oct 2020 , News

Sandvik has decided to establish a new business area, Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions (SRP), as of 1 January 2021. The new business area will consist of the current Crushing and Screening division, which today is part of the Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology business area.

14 Oct 2020 , News

Gill Rock Drill Company Inc. will be supplying Sandvik’s comprehensive range of boom drills, rock tools and full aftermarket support for customers in the states located in New Jersey and counties of Maryland, Virginia and Eastern Pennsylvania, effective from June 20, 2020.

9 Oct 2020 , News

Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest its Exploration business to Drillman, a subsidiary of the M Group of companies, which is 100% owned and operated in Australia. Drillman provide equipment and technical support to the Geotechnical, Mineral Exploration, Horizontal, Directional and Upstream Gas Drilling sectors, among others.

First QI442 HS in China provides multifunctional solution
20 Aug 2020 , News

Guangdong based Long Ying Construction Engineering Ltd has become the first customer in China to purchase Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens’ revolutionary QI442 HS. This advanced HSI (Horizontal Shaft Impact) crusher is able to provide highly accurate material reduction at high rates of throughput. Additionally, through the use of Sandvik’s advanced modular hanging screen, it is also able to produce up to three products where and when required.

Press releases

15 Jun 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is evolving its Leopard™ DI650i down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig to support fully autonomous operation. The new iDrill automation platform expands the existing on-board automated drilling cycle and matches seamlessly with AutoMine® Surface Drilling to enable fully autonomous Leopard™ DI650i fleet operation from a control room.

26 Apr 2021 , Press release

The strategic alliance formed between Tapojärvi and Yara has selected Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions as the drilling technology supplier of choice for Yara’s Siilinjärvi mine. Sandvik will supply six new Pantera™ DP1600i drill rigs, leveraging Top Hammer XL technology.

14 Apr 2021 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has launched the new Sandvik DT923i jumbo, its latest development drill rig for high power face drilling in tunnel and cavern excavations. Together with the new RD5 series high frequency rock drills and rock tools designed for high speed drilling, it delivers uncompromised accuracy and productivity.

13 Apr 2021 , Press release

Purpose designed to help customers get the very best out of their investment, Sandvik Mobile Crushing and Screening are pleased to announce they are now offering their Premium data subscription on new equipment and retrofit packages complimentary for 7 years. This marks the celebration of the 1,000th mobile unit to leave the factory with My Fleet connected!

29 Mar 2021 , Press release

Sandvik jaw crushers are now delivered with everything for plug-and-play installation. Quarry and mine owners will find it easy to install and run primary crushing applications in minimum time while ensuring maximum efficiency.

29 Mar 2021 , Press release

Sandvik has launched an updated version of iSURE®, its purpose developed excavation process control underground rock excavation software for providing instrumented face drilling rigs with the necessary information for optimized drilling and blasting. iSURE® works seamlessly with Sandvik's i-series drill rigs, providing an accurate analysis functionality to improve the work cycle and process.

24 Mar 2021 , Press release

Top Hammer XL is the latest innovation in surface top hammer drilling from Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions. The new, groundbreaking drilling system, targeting large-scale quarry and surface mining customers, offers a faster, more fuel-efficient and more cost-effective way to drill holes 140 to 178 millimeters (5.5 to 7 inches) in diameter.

22 Mar 2021 , Press release

During 2020, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions discovered that a company manufactured top hammer bits having patent protected design by Sandvik.

18 Mar 2021 , Press release

Sandvik’s most powerful rock tool carbide grades gathered under the name PowerCarbide™ offer a unique combination of strength, hardness, toughness and wear resistance, and enhance both drilling performance and cost effectiveness. SH69, a new PowerCarbide™ grade developed specifically for down-the-hole drilling applications, can increase the service life of drill bits by up to 45 percent.

16 Mar 2021 , Press release

A quarry in Portugal has recently invested in a new R45P Performance Line hammer. The Rammer is used to break granite prior to it being crushed and screened into construction aggregate and decorative stone products. The R45P was chosen due to its high productivity, reliability and durability, all based around features synonymous with the renowned Rammer name.

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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