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Welcome to our news and media section, where you’ll find our latest press releases, articles, videos and photos. Read mining news and learn about the latest product and business developments from Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology.

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New Ranger DXi series drill rigs
17 Oct 2017 , 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 , 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.​​

AutoMineTM Tele-Remote
13 Sep 2017 , 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.

12 Sep 2017 , 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 , 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.

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!

Sandvik DX series at SteinExpo 2017
14 Aug 2017 , 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 , 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.

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.

Sandvik TH633i trucks are safer, efficient and easy to maintain with low cost per ton
6 Jul 2017 , Press release

Sandvik is introducing new intelligent mining trucks for automated haulage, delivering tangible benefits in safety, productivity and profitability. Paired with AutoMine® Trucking, mines can increase haulage production by as much as 30 percent.

News

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

New Ranger DXi series drill rigs
17 Oct 2017 , 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 , 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.​​

AutoMineTM Tele-Remote
13 Sep 2017 , 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.

12 Sep 2017 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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.

Sandvik TH633i trucks are safer, efficient and easy to maintain with low cost per ton
6 Jul 2017 , Press release

Sandvik is introducing new intelligent mining trucks for automated haulage, delivering tangible benefits in safety, productivity and profitability. Paired with AutoMine® Trucking, mines can increase haulage production by as much as 30 percent.

14 Jun 2017 , Press release

The Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point (BCP for short) is a series of infrastructure projects that will see the construction of the seventh land crossing between Shenzhen in China and Hong Kong. This will see the construction of highways and tunnels as well as other significant infrastructure programs. Playing a significant role is an array of crushing and drilling equipment from Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, all supported by Sandvik's Hong Kong office.

19 May 2017 , Press release

Hecla's Greens Creek is the first US underground mine utilizing automated loading technology from Sandvik. The major step will enable increased productivity, improved safety and better cost control, while bringing digitalization of the mining process closer and increasing operational transparency.

Features

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 Superior tooth 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.