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24 Nov 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signalled its ongoing commitment to the Australian mining and construction equipment market, signing a long-term lease for a new purpose-built workshop in Perth. Construction is underway with the workshop scheduled for completion in 2021.

19 Nov 2020 , Press release

Sandvik and Barrick have signed a partnership agreement for trialing and enhancing Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) for underground hard rock mining.

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.

26 Oct 2020 , Press release

Landmark SEK 1.4 billion (AUD 249 million) agreement signed in June establishes Sandvik as major provider of drills, loaders and trucks for Glencore Queensland Metals operations over six years.

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.

29 Sep 2020 , Press release

To develop the digitalized, autonomous and carbon-dioxide-free mine of the future, in collaboration with other globally leading Swedish companies, LKAB initiated SUM, Sustainable Underground Mining in 2018. Significant progress has been made and the engineering group Sandvik has now joined the venture as a new partner that will further strengthen a joint endeavour towards sustainable underground mining at great depths.

29 Sep 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology revealed their future vision and concept for autonomous mining equipment at their Innovation in Mining Virtual Event on September 29th, 2020.

29 Sep 2020 , Press release

Sandvik is introducing its new battery-electric loader, the 18 tonne LH518B. The all new loader is the result of Sandvik’s decades of engineering expertise, matched with Artisan Vehicle’s innovative powertrain technology and battery system expertise.

News

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.

28 Jul 2020 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has received an order to a value of approximately 125 MSEK for equipment, parts, service and rock tools from Engineers and Planners (E&P), mining contractors for Goldfield’s Ghana Darmang Mine.

9 Jul 2020 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed an agreement to acquire Allied Construction Products LLC (Allied), a US distributor of hydraulic hammers to the construction and mining industries and manufacturer of compactor plates and mounting brackets.

7 Jul 2020 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Finanzauto and STET as its new distributors for mobile crushers and screens in Spain, Portugal and Cape Verde.

Finanzauto and STET will not only be supplying a comprehensive range of Sandvik mobile crushing and screening equipment but will also be providing spare parts and full aftermarket service. This move will provide customers in Spain, Portugal and Cape Verde with a consolidated, more localized and customer-focused support in their area.

21 May 2020 , News

In the quarrying, demolition, recycling, aggregates and associated industries, highly productive equipment is just the beginning of the story. How the customer’s investment is maintained and kept fully operational is essential for business viability. Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens have always set great store in not only making sure that customers get the right equipment to meet their needs, but also that parts and aftermarket support continue to help deliver growth.

Press releases

24 Nov 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signalled its ongoing commitment to the Australian mining and construction equipment market, signing a long-term lease for a new purpose-built workshop in Perth. Construction is underway with the workshop scheduled for completion in 2021.

19 Nov 2020 , Press release

Sandvik and Barrick have signed a partnership agreement for trialing and enhancing Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) for underground hard rock mining.

26 Oct 2020 , Press release

Landmark SEK 1.4 billion (AUD 249 million) agreement signed in June establishes Sandvik as major provider of drills, loaders and trucks for Glencore Queensland Metals operations over six years.

29 Sep 2020 , Press release

To develop the digitalized, autonomous and carbon-dioxide-free mine of the future, in collaboration with other globally leading Swedish companies, LKAB initiated SUM, Sustainable Underground Mining in 2018. Significant progress has been made and the engineering group Sandvik has now joined the venture as a new partner that will further strengthen a joint endeavour towards sustainable underground mining at great depths.

29 Sep 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology revealed their future vision and concept for autonomous mining equipment at their Innovation in Mining Virtual Event on September 29th, 2020.

29 Sep 2020 , Press release

Sandvik is introducing its new battery-electric loader, the 18 tonne LH518B. The all new loader is the result of Sandvik’s decades of engineering expertise, matched with Artisan Vehicle’s innovative powertrain technology and battery system expertise.

14 Sep 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is introducing a new version of its operator training simulator to safely train underground drill operators or maintenance teams. The new Digital Driller™ family - which now includes the DS422i - provides advanced simulator training having been designed specifically to improve both operator and drilling performance, delivering real benefits for underground operations.

20 Jul 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology augments autonomous mining capabilities through a partnership with Exyn Technologies Inc.

2 Jul 2020 , Press release

Sandvik is reintroducing its earlier, renowned Toro™ family name for its underground hard rock loaders and trucks, model by model, starting later this year. The Toro™ family name has been recognized by Sandvik underground mining customers for decades and now Sandvik is bringing back the bull, firstly with the large intelligent loaders Toro™ LH517i and Toro™ LH621i.

24 Jun 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Rock Tools is now launching an entirely new digital solution: My Rock Tools Analyze. It is a mobile application designed to help customers improve their rock tool performance through analyzing failure and discard reasons.

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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